This is the most common cause of pain and stiffness afflicting hips, knees, lower back, hands, neck and toes due to aging joints, injury and obesity as the joint cartilage between bones breaks down and is lost.

It is important to exercise regularly, consume plenty of fruits & veggies and healthy fats from nuts, avocados, healthy oils, whole grains or lean organic meat.  Make sure to increase your intake of Omega 3’s which is plentiful in fish and plant sources.

Here is a list of natural products that may be helpful to ease your discomfort:

  • Avocado Soybean Unsaponifiables
  • Boron, Calcium & Magnesium
  • Boswellia Root Extract (Indian Frankincense)
  • Bromelain
  • Curcumin (from Turmeric) is anti-inflammatory
  • Devil’s Claw
  • Eggshell Membrance (NEM)
  • Fish Oil is anti-inflammatory
  • Ginger is anti-inflammatory
  • Glucosamine & Chondroitin Sulphates
  • Green Tea
  • Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM)
  • Omega 3 fatty acids
  • Pycnogenol
  • SAMe (S-adenosylmethionine)
  • Vitamins C, D & K (Vit D works with calcium to prevent bone loss)

Topical Creams should contain camomile oil, camphor, capsaicin, eucaliptus oil and menthol