Chronic Pain

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What if someone told you that the opioids you’re taking for pain relief are actually making your arthritis worse? Have you grown accustomed to feeling a twinge here and a spasm there? Do you suffer from recurring aches and pains for reasons you don’t totally understand?

Symptoms of Arthritis

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The most common arthritis symptom is pain in the joint that has lost too much cartilage. That joint will feel stiff in the morning when you wake up, or if you sit or lie down for extended periods.

What is Arthritis?

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Osteoarthritis, more commonly known as simply “arthritis,” is a degenerative condition that impacts the joints. The connecting joints between bones are made of cartilage, and if that cartilage wears out, it can cause 

Berry-Almond Smoothie Bowl

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  • 2/3 cup frozen raspberries
  • ½ cup frozen sliced banana
  • ½ cup plain unsweetened almond milk
  • 5 tbsp sliced almonds, divided
  • ¼  tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp ground cardamom
  • 1/8 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup blueberries
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened coconut flakes

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