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Heat And Cold
Whether it's a good idea to apply either heat or cold, and which one would work best, depends on what type of arthritis you have; you should discuss this with your doctor.
Joint Protection
A splint or brace can take the pressure off joints, especially in the wrist or hand, and protect them from injury.
Exercise
In the past, doctors often advised arthritis patients to rest and avoid even the most moderate exercise. Today, recommendations concerning exercise are more likely to be tailored to the individual.
Acupuncture
Some people find that acupuncture works to alleviate pain. However, there is no evidence that acupuncture suppresses inflammation.
Massage
Although there are many types of massage, some work specifically to increase blood flow to painful areas, thereby reducing pain.


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