Could This Drug-Free Approach Help Relieve Your Arthritis Pain?
Approximately 50 million American adults report being told by their medical practitioner that they suffer from some form of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus or fibromyalgia, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. By 2030, this number is expected to rise even higher, to approximately 67 million sufferers. Arthritis pain can be debilitating, and often negatively affects an individuals’ personal life as well as their professional life. Arthritis sufferers often search endlessly for pain relief options that will help them to live as normal a life as possible. New research from the Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina has found that intensive weight loss combined with regular exercise can be used as a pain relief option for obese and overweight individuals suffering with knee arthritis.