Joint Pain: Are Our Joints Really Just Destined to Wear Out
By vitalhf, Apr 29 2019 02:00PM
By Jonathan M. Sasser, M.S.O.M., L.Ac.
Joint pain is another one of those common conditions that people tend to assume is unavoidable as they age. There are a surprising number of ways we can treat joint pain without surgical intervention and the answers may be simpler than you think. There are, of course, many reasons for joint pain, and while there are several situations in which some degree of surgical intervention may be warranted, there are many more instances where that approach is overkill and may even result in an exacerbation of the condition. Although the body’s ability to effectively regenerate cartilage is debatable, we have seen many patients with poor prognoses get out of pain entirely, using acupuncture and by adopting healthy lifestyle habits.