How to Cope With Arthritis Pain

If you are suffering from arthritis pain, you know that some days are better than others. When arthritis flares up, it can be very painful to function.

You can actually ease this pain with these five simple remedies. It is not a cure, but it can lessen the soreness in your joints.

Step One

For the first 24 hours, using a cold pack can numb the soreness and reduces swelling.

Step Two

After 24 hours, apply a heat pad, or soak in a warm bath or using heat-generating cream can help relaxing the tight muscles.

Step Three

Walking in a slow pace will get your blood circulating, and bring oxygen, plus nutrients to your tissues.

Yes, when you are in pain, moving around is the last thing you want to do, but it is very beneficial to your body.

Step Four

Have a massage! Massage can alleviate pain, and ease muscles tension

Step Five

Call your doctor, and ask if you can take over-the-counter pain reliever such as Tylenol, Advil, Motrin, Aleve, or Aspirin.

Step Six

Though these remedies will not cure Rheumatoid Arthritis pain, they will definitely help you to eliminate the use of pain pills, sore joints or neck pain.


  • Walking is best to get oxygen, blood, and nutrients moving around.
  • Simple stretching techniques can ease pain.
  • Learn a few relaxing or meditating techniques to help keep illness under controlled.
  • Lose weight, and exercise daily
  • Before taking on an exercise program, check with your physician first. He/she knows what is best for your condition!

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