The body consists of about 100 real joints however, discomfort is most common in the hands, feet, hips, knees and spine. Find out what could be the cause and which products we recommend from the Pernaton range.
From a lifetime of everyday wear and tear, to conditions such as tendonitis and osteoarthritis, knee pain is very common and can be a symptom of a variety of injuries and conditions. People suffering with discomfort in their knees may also experience stiffness, popping sounds, locking of the joint and inability to straighten the knee, depending on the cause and severity of knee pain. In all of these cases, we recommend seeking advice from a medical professional.
Top tips to relieve knee pain: Rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE), stretch legs gently and rub Pernaton Gel into knees daily.
The hip joint is one of the most active joints in the body and is designed to allow for many different types of movement with three main axes. However, when muscles, ligaments and tendons are put under continuous stress from weight or movement, particularly as we age, inflammation can occur. Hip pain can also develop from more serious causes including osteoarthritis, bone fractures or dislocation of the bones. In all of these cases, we recommend seeking advice from a medical professional.
Top tips to relieve hip pain: Wear flat shoes, keep active with low impact exercises and sports and rub Pernaton Gel into hips daily.
The wrist plays a vital role in many basic movements and comprises of several small joints where the bones of the hand meet the forearm. Wrist and hand pain can stem from many conditions and injuries including rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis and bursitis. A number of activities are also likely to cause wrist pain overtime, such as sports that depend on quick wrist movement and jobs that involve movement in the hands. In all of these cases, we recommend seeking advice from a medical professional.
Top tips to relieve wrist pain: Rest wrist and raise above chest level if inflamed, apply an ice pack up to 20 minutes every 2 to 3 hours and rub Pernaton Gel into wrists daily.