Aromatherapy Treatment for Musculo-Skeletal System
The two principles of many natural approaches to arthritis namely detoxification and improving circulation around the joints are the main aims of aromatherapy treatment. Essential oils which aid tissue cleansing include Cypress, Juniper and Lemon and these can be used as bath oils regularly. Juniper also has an anti- inflammatory and mildly analgesic effect similar properties are found in Chamomile, Lavender and Rosemary oils. These may all be used oil and gently massage in to the affected area. If this is painful or difficult to do, they may be used in a hot compress try combining any two of these oils for greater effect, varying them to avoid overuse of any one oil. To stimulate the circulation, use oils such as Black Pepper, Ginger, Marjoram and Rosemary in any of the above ways. As you can see some oils have overlapping effects and can help with relieving arthritic discomfort in many ways.
Herbalism Treatment for Musculo-Skeletal System
The herbal pharmacopoeia are full of herbs that can be of benefit in treating arthritis; as mentioned above it is useful to think of treatments in terms of detoxifying and stimulating the circulations, thus removing the need for local inflammation , as much as any simply pain reliving action. For self help treatment apart from the dietary advice discussed be low an animal cleansing programmer can be adopted. In order to remove addice txins make a tea from Celery Seed (Apium grave lens) which has an alkaline effect on the whole system. Use just 5 ml (1 tsp) of the seed, perhaps lightly crushing the seeds with the back of a spoon before making the tea. Another herb which increases elimination via the urine is Parsley (Petroselinum crispum); add 5 ml (1 tsp) of the chopped fresh herb to the above tea for maximum effect. Two cups of this tea daily for a week or two cups of this tea daily for a week or two can have considerable benefits. To improve the circulation you need.
Other Causes or Arthritis
Other factors includes previous injures and occupations- high amounts of some sports or physical jobs such as farming can lead to greater wear on certain joints. Since it is sometimes associated with an excess of acid waste matter in the body accumulating around the joints, diet is important too.
Rheumatoid arthritis is a different problem altogether. It is an inflammatory process that seems to be what is called an auto-immune disorder, meaning the body's defenses for some unknown reason start to attack its own cells. In RA, not only are the synovial membranes lining the joints inflamed and thickened but the bone underneath is steadily destroyed, leading to painful and often badly deformed joints .people arequite likely to feel ill in themselves as a result of this disorder, and professional treatment is essential to try to deal with the underlying condition. Look no further than Ginger (Zingiber officinalis): chop up a small piece and make a tea from it, or add to the mixture above. For a more direct anti- inflammatory action, a couple of suggestions are Meadowsweet. (Filipendula ulmaria) and Feverfew (Cbrysantbemum parthbenuim) an infusions of Meadowsweet maybe taken twice daily, while Feverfew may taken in tablet form. The fresh leaves of Feverfew can also be chewed and eaten instead; just three leaves a day is medicinal dose but occasionally they can give mouth ulcers.
Homeopathy Treatment for Musculo-Skeletal System
As a first treatment of arthritis try one of these remedies: Bryonia: this is applicable for hot joints, when the pains are worse with warmth or with movements and seem to be eased by the use of cold applications or .Pulsatilla: if the pains and inflammation seem to move rapidly from one joints to another with a quick change in symptoms. A pulsatilla type of person usually feels much better in the fresh air, and this remedy seems to suit women better. Rhus tox: this is often the first remedy to be though of in many rheumatic conditions; symptoms are better with warmth and after some movement while the person is likely to feel stiff any painful after some time of resting. Cold damp weather also makes the symptoms worse.
Naturopathy Treatment for Musculo-Skeletal System
Attention to the diet is an important part of treatment, and ideally this should be adapted individually by a practitioner.In most instances, it is essential to eat plenty of fresh vegetables raw or cooked and also fresh fruits- although citrus fruits are often to be avoided by sufferers. Other foods to reduce include red meats, cheeses sugar foods and excessive for tea. An approach that has found some popularity is the Hay diet, named after its originator Dr.Hay The diet essentially involves avoiding comb animations proteins and carob hydrate sat any one meal; this is beyond the scope of this section but has been written about in other books. To relieve stiffness, especially in winter in cooler less sunny climates there is a lot of value in taking cod lives oil capsules one or two a day. The occasional use of a bath containing Epsom salts is also excellent to ease stiffness and discomfort. Dissolve (60 ml) (4 tbsp) of the salts in a hot bath and soak for 15 minutes. In an acute inflammatory stage of arthritis. With very hot joints try using an ice-pack or cold compress. Often in chronic conditions. With cold compress. Of ten in chronic conditions, with cold stiff joints a w arm compress is better.