One of the greatest contributors to joint pain is inflammation. It's the body's reaction to injury or damage, but when inflammation's out of control it can lead to severe impairment of mobility and increased pain. Fortunately, it can be attacked head-on and at the cellular level with inflammation-reducing foods, supplements and exercise.
Here are 9 ways to reduce inflammation:
1. Put your kitchen on a diet.
Empty your fridge and pantry of food that will add to joint pain. Out go high-carb, high-salt, unhealthy trans fats and saturated fat-laden foods.
2. Shop for healthy joints.
This means that you'll want to buy: