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Alternative Treatments for Joint Pain

Alternative and complementary therapies list for Joint Pain:

Alternative treatments, complementary therapeutic options, or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly helpful for Joint Pain may include:

  • Ginger chicken soup
  • Snake oil (contains high percentage of EPA, eicosapentaenoic acid)
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Meditation
  • Mind-body exercise
  • Tai Chi
  • Chinese medicine
  • Acupuncture
  • Acupressure
  • Massage
  • Thunder God Vine (TGV)
  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Ginger
  • Turmeric
  • Indian frankincense
  • Diet
  • 5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan)
  • Boswellia
  • Bromelain
  • Zinc
  • Glucosamine sulfate
  • Chondroitin sulfate
  • S-adenosyl-L-methionine (SAMe)
  • LNA (alpha-linolenic acid)
  • EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid)
  • DHA (docosahexaenoic acid)
  • GLA (gamma-linolenic acid)
  • Evening primrose oil
  • Hara breathing
  • Relaxation
  • Diet low in saturated fat
  • Fish
  • Unprocessed food
  • Avoid caffeine
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Avoid refined sugar
  • Avoid salt
  • Heat compress
  • Ice compress
  • Snug-fitting gloves
  • Capsaicin
  • Wintergreen oil
  • Eucalyptus oil
  • Juniper, lavender, cypress and rosemary oil in Epsom salt bath
  • Lavender and cypress oil in Epsom salt bath
  • Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM)
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Stretch
  • Swimming
  • Hot tub
  • Correct posture
  • Oral pain reliever
  • High-fiber, low-fat diet
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Ayurvedic cleansing program (panchakarma)
  • Ayurvedic herbal remedies
  • Triphala tea
  • Ayurvedic dietary changes
  • Mahanarayan oil-topical
  • Brown mustard seed soak
  • Yoga
  • Haritaki tea
  • Kaishore guggulu-by mouth
  • Cool castor oil
  • Cool coconut oil
  • Sandalwood paste
  • Amalaki tea
  • Turmeric and salt water paste
  • Rhus tox homeopathic remedy
  • Lycopodium homeopathic remedy
  • Calcarea carbonicum homeopathic remedy
  • Silica homeopathic remedy
  • Apis homeopathic remedy
  • Ledum homeopathic remedy
  • Causticum homeopathic remedy
  • Aconite homeopathic remedy
  • Kali carbonicum homeopathic remedy
  • Pulsatilla homeopathic remedy
  • Bryonia homeopathic remedy
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (e.g. aspirin or ibuprofen)
  • Chinese folk remedies
  • Chinese patent herbs
  • Gin-soaked raisin remedy
  • String beans
  • Garlic-topical
  • Potato juice-topical
  • Gluten-free diet
  • Steeped parsley drink
  • Apple cider vinegar with meals
  • Devil's claw
  • Horseradish and boiled milk poultice
  • Yucca supplement

Warning About Alternative Treatments

Always check with your doctor or qualified medical professional before using any alternative or complementary treatment, or before stopping or changing any other treatment to use alternative approaches. Some treatments or preventatives may be of dubious value, and certain alternative treatments can be dangerous in some cases.

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