How to Prevent Joint Pain In Winter

Here Are Our 7 Tips to Avoid Joint Pain This Winter Season

Joints tend to stiffen up during the cold weather months due to what researchers think is Barometric pressure. The change in atmospheric pressure occurs along with the change in weather and can actually make the tissues in the body expand, putting pressure on nerves that control pain signals.

If you’ve experienced an increase in joint pain during cold months,  you likely want to know about how to prevent it. Here are a few tips:

  1. Move as much as possible
  2. Dress warmly
  3. Physiotherapy to help keeps joints moving and strong
  4. Avoid eating foods high in Inflammatory fats
  5. Refrain from eating sugar
  6. Acupuncture to increase blood flow
  7. Stay away from Nightshades and foods high in purine (beer and other alcohol, red meat, and some seafood)

If you’re suffering from joint pain or arthritis and want to seek treatment or even just a proper diagnosis, consider visiting Portland Urgent Care or Portland Wellness Care.


Portland Wellness Care offers free consultations for patients who have questions, such as: What is the best treatment plan for me? What services will help me most? What the out-of-pocket costs might I incurred? How long will my treatment plan last?
or call us today at (971) 379-2455
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