Acupuncture and Arthritis

Written by JR Rogers

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For those not familiar withrepparttar term "sham acupuncture" (I was not) it means that study participants received what they "thought" was acupuncture but it was not. The patients were simply unable to determine that needles were being inserted.

If you need more this might berepparttar 146525 answer

I continue to recommendrepparttar 146526 use of a high-quality liquid Glucosamine for dealing with arthritis pain. Generally, you are going to getrepparttar 146527 desired result withoutrepparttar 146528 need to do more.

And, I amrepparttar 146529 first to recognize that acupuncture is not necessarily an option for everyone and in fact, it is not available in many areas. However, if you suffer from osteoarthritis, you should be aware that there are options available to you.

I think that it would be a rare case where someone would have to take this extra step. However, these clinical studies confirm that it has helped with arthritis problems and for that reason alone, you need to be aware of it.

JR Rogers is the owner of Synflex America Inc. makers of Syn-flex, a premium glucosamine arthritis formula for humans and household pets.

The author's statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not provided to diagnose or to suggest that liquid glucosamine and chondroitin will treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

My Rude Introduction to Arthritis and how I am Coping with It

Written by Jimmie Newell

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Because I had previously had problems using Ibuprofen, he prescribed "Bextra" (a cox 2 inhibitor drug) that seemed very effective. Of course 2 weeks later camerepparttar scare about "Vioxx" also a cox 2 inhibitor drug, and I stopped taking "Bextra", which is now not prescribed by many doctors. I started taking Ibuprofen again, however only in great moderation, I have had no ill effects. I continued withrepparttar 146524 exercises, some gradual improvement was noticed. I also continued taking glucosamine.

All of these measures have contributed to effective pain relief, however even more relief was noticed after losing about 10 lbs. This reinforcesrepparttar 146525 notion that excess weight plays a large role in knee pain.

As of now (going into spring of 2005)repparttar 146526 pain seems to be under control, my activity withrepparttar 146527 possible exception of running, is not restricted in any way. And my golf swing, once again needs work!

Resources for more information:

Arthritis and Glucosamine Information Center -

Flexicose Homepage

Arthritis Foundation

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center Arthritis National Research Foundation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Arthritis Insight

To Your Health,

Jim Newell

Jimmie Newell is the webmaster for, a health & wellness website, featuring editorials, tips, information and links addressing many of the health issues of today.

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