Equilibrium_Find Relief from Low Back, Hip, & Knee Arthritis

Equilibrium is focused on the cleanliness of our office and the safety, health, and wellbeing of all our patients and staff. For this reason, you will notice our staff cleaning more than usual and more hand sanitizer for all to use. Here are some tips to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus): 1.Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol if soap and water is unavailable. 2.Avoid close contact with people who are sick. COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS): A MESSAGE TO OUR EQUILIBRIUM FAMILY

3.Avoid touching eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands. 4.Stay home if you are sick to help prevent the spread of this contagious disease. 5.Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or use the inside of your elbow. Immediately wash your hands.

For more information about the steps we are taking at Equilibrium to ensure your health and wellness, call us today.

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6 FOOD CHOICES TO HELP EASE ARTHRITIS PAIN

1. Broccoli,Brusselssproutsandcabbage. These veggies are part of the cruciferous family, and they are full of a compound called sulforaphane, which helps slow cartilage damage in joints due to osteoarthritis. Try adding broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, kale or cauliflower to your salad or stir-fry. 2. Fatty fish. Fatty fish like salmon, tuna, trout and mackerel are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which help fight inflammation. Try adding fish to your diet a couple of times a week. If you’re not a big fan of fish, ask your doctor about taking an omega-3 supplement. 3. Garlic. Garlic is a member of the allium family—which also includes onions and leeks. These items contain a compound called diallyl disulfide that may help with a number of diseases— including arthritis.

4. Tartcherries. Some people with arthritis have found relief from products made from tart cherries. The ingredient in cherries that helps with joint symptoms is the same one that gives this fruit its red color—anthocyanin. 5. Turmeric. One of the best-researched inflammation fighters isn’t a food at all, but a spice. Turmeric contains a compound called curcumin. The compound has been used for centuries in India to ward off inflammatory diseases. You’ll find this yellow spice in Indian cuisines—particularly curries. 6. Vitamin C. Antioxidants in vitamin C may slow the progression of OA. You can get vitamin C from strawberries, kiwi, pineapple, or cantaloupe. However, we warn you against taking supplements with much higher doses than 65 to 85 milligrams, because in large doses vitamin C can increase the risk of kidney stones.

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