Bones & Joint Problems
During your childhood, teens and 20s your bones and joints mature. By age 30 your bones
are at their strongest and most dense. As you continue to age you can begin to lose this bone
density. Your bones may weaken and have problems absorbing vitamins and minerals from your
- In 2005 around 2,570 new cases of bone and
joint cancer were diagnosed, with osteosarcoma being 50% more common in males than in
- Osteoporosis affects around 25 million
Americans per year, 80% of whom are women
The most prevalent cause of weak bones and joints is nutritional
deficiency. This is not just from dietary insufficiency, but also from underlying
illness and natural body chemical and hormonal imbalances that have developed from years of nutritional
Initially your practitioner will ask you about your symptoms and your medical history, as well
as carrying out a physical examination for bone tenderness, swelling or redness.
Blood tests may be performed, along with imaging studies, x-rays and ultrasound where deemed
Signs & Symptoms
Symptoms of problems with your skeletal system can vary according to the specific condition and
its cause. However, general and common symptoms of bone and joint disorders include:
A balanced lifestyle with regular exercise is important for you to maintain all round good
Eating a good diet, quitting smoking and keeping active are all helpful, but you need to take more specific
measures to prevent bone and joint malfunction, and treat it just as specifically should it occur.
Millions of medications are prescribed each year, but most (if not all)
have underlying side effects that can be extremely dangerous to your health.
These can relieve your inflammation, pain and stiffness of many types of arthritis, gout,
rheumatism, carpel tunnel syndrome...
All of the below are used to treat (suppress) symptoms of the following:
Rheumatism, Arthritic conditions, Gout, Carpel Tunnel Syndrome, Sprains and
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)