A useful email service I subscribe to and get emails at least weekly is from Physiospot.  It is a good tool that gives up to date information on research, jobs and new articles for physical therapists or other healthcare providers.

A recent review that was posted at Physiospot from University of York stated that “copper bracelets and magnetic wrist straps are useless in relieving pain in people with arthritis”.   Honestly, I’m not very surprised by this report but it can be of interest as I’m sure you have heard many remedies for relieving arthritis pain.

Living in a rural area, I hear many stories.  One in particular is soaking raisins in gin.  Not sure if it is really the sulfur that provides anti-inflammatory effect or just the fact that you are eating something soaked in alcohol!

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Believe it or not, there is actually a website (and many other remedy sites if you google) dedicated to it.

Do you have any reasonable remedies or are most bogus that patients have asked you in order to help arthritis?


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