Help alleviate pain on arthritis knees

frogmorton
frogmorton Member Posts: 27,376
edited 20. May 2013, 14:51 in Community Chit-chat archive
Hi mpalmer

Welcome to our forums....how kind of you to try to get help for your freind. He or she woudl be very welcome to join us?

You might get a better response posting this on the living with arthritis forum as this one is usually for us to chat non-arthritis stuff, but for now I sugggest your friend can try:

Heat/ice packs and see which helps?

Some of us use tens machines

Pain relief - painkillers I mean from paracetamol upwards in addition to anti-inflammatories ibuprofen etc. Some are available over the countesr some via the GP.

Physio can be useful as can hydrotherapy and gentle exercise liek swimming?

Hope that helps a bit.

lOve

Toni xxx

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