advertisement
Updated 02 April 2015

Action point

0

Alternating soaks in hot and cold water can decrease swelling and pain in joints affected by arthritis.

Fill one sink with cold water and another with warm and soak your hands or feet in the warm water for 10 minutes and then plunge into cold water for one minute.

For more info on managing this condition, visit the Arthritis Centre.

 
advertisement

Read Health24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Live healthier

Incontinence & You »

Incontinence and your sex life Yoga may be the right move against urinary incontinence

Here’s how to train your bladder

You train to increase your physical fitness. So consider training your bladder too; it may decrease your chances of developing urinary incontinence when you are older.

FYI: Cancer »

Could a blood test spot lung cancer early? Does coffee cause cancer?

Do you know what causes cancer?

Wrong ideas about what causes cancer can lead to unnecessary worry and even inhibit good prevention and treatment decisions.