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6 Food Choices That EaseArthritis Pain 1. Broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cabbage. These veggies are part of the cruciferous family, and helps slow cartilage damage in joints due to osteoarthritis. 4. Tart cherries. The ingredient in cherries that helps with joint symptoms is the same one that gives this fruit its red color— anthocyanin.

2. Fatty fish. Fatty fish like salmon, tuna, trout and mackerel are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which help fight inflammation. 3. Garlic. Garlic contains a compound called diallyl disulfide that may help with arthritis.

5. Turmeric. One of the best- researched inflammation fighters isn’t a food at all, but a spice. 6. Vitamin C. Antioxidants in vitamin C may slow the progression of OA.

STAFF SPOTLIGHT

Heather Hunt, PTA Aliso Viejo Clinic

In 8th grade Heather decided that she wanted to pursue

by her experience of growing up with two siblings with orthopedic problems. Often as a young child, she would watch her brother and sister go through surgeries. She was encouraged by the positive effects that physical therapy had on their conditions. After high school she spent 5 years as a physical therapy aide, specifically in sports medicine and orthopedic clinics. She

later received her degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant fromTarrant County College (Texas) in May 2013, one month after graduation she relocated to Southern California from Texas with her husband In her free time she enjoys cycling, going to the beach, watching movies with her husband and playing with her Yorkie.

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