Chronic joint diseases prone to recurrence and progression. In place of the periods of remission come aggravation with the resumption of pain, swelling and limitation of motion. To get rid of the pain symptom in the initial stage of the process or avoid it, just follow a few recommendations. Try to get rid of excess weight, it will reduce the load on the joint. When overweight are more likely to suffer hip, knee, ankle joints. To lose weight, it will be enough to stick with a balanced diet, limit consumption of fatty, salty and sweet dishes.
In the presence of pathological process in the joint, accompanied by pain, limit load, increase the rest time. In the morning do a light workout, it improves blood circulation and eliminates morning stiffness. To relieve pain in the joint, use anti-inflammatory drugs. Such drugs include "Arthropod", he softens the severity of inflammation in the tissues of the joint, which eases pain and relieves swelling. This drug can be taken to treat mild forms of disease and prevention of exacerbations. As a rule, "Arthropod" is prescribed 2 tablets 2 times a day (morning and evening). Lasting results can be achieved with the funds within six months.
If the pain intensified or severe swelling, contact your doctor to adjust treatment regimens. In addition to this drug the doctor should prescribe non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and chondroprotectors. In moderate or severe pain and/or signs of inflammation in the joint well help non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ("NSAID", "Ketonal", "Ibuprofen", "Ketorol"). The duration of treatment and dosage prescribed by the doctor. Usually NSAIDs take no longer than 10 days. Quickly improves the condition of ointments, creams and gels for topical use: "We", "Fastum gel", "Indovazin" and others. Apply a thin layer on the skin over the inflammation and gently RUB in. Repeat the procedure 1-2 times a day for 2 weeks.
To improve the condition of the joint take chondroprotector ("Glucosamine", "Chondroitin sulfate"). They are slow symptomatic medication, reduce pain and improve functional activity. These drugs are well tolerated and possess small number of side effects. Medical effect from their application is slower than NSAIDs but lasts longer after discontinuation. Make chondroprotector need long-term – within two to three months.