There is a lot of information published on the internet about arthritis and it can be tough to figure out what is the truth. The bottom line is that it is inflammation in your joints.
Chances are you or someone you know suffers from arthritis. It is a very common condition. It can affect different areas of your body that involve joints. It is most common in larger joints in your hand, fingers and wrist.
Two types of arthritis in your hands are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is chronic inflammatory disease caused by an attack on your body started by your immune system.
The Triumph Hand Therapy device can help you relieve pain in your joints.
Today is a fresh start in managing the pain, stiffness and discomfort related to your arthritis. It is our mission to help you live more comfortably, active and engaged without the need of full joint replacement surgery or steroid injections. Integrating Triumph Hand Therapy into your daily schedule routine will do just that.
The science behind red light therapy is overwhelming, with more than 4,000 clinical studies over a period of 40 years proving the positive health effects of photo biomodulation (red light therapy). Thousands of pages have been written on the topic of living with arthritis. It is not our intent to rehash the subject but to offer a proven source of comfort and suggestions on how to get the maximum benefits from Triumph Hand Therapy in your arthritis journey.
Integrating Triumph Hand Therapy sessions into your daily schedule is as important as your daily medications. This is not a treatment that you can use when you have time or only when your hands hurt. You are not going to achieve the maximum benefit from Triumph Hand Therapy if you are inconsistent in treatment. Consistent treatment sessions produce the best results. To get the maximum benefit it must be used daily.
One of the most disheartening things about hand arthritis is the inconsistent pain and stiffness. One day may be significantly more intense from the next, and it can be frustrating.
The most common cause of flare-ups is caused by a known trigger. For example, you decide to spend the day weeding your garden and end up with swollen, stiff joints the next day. Overexertion and poor sleep are the primary cause of a predictable flare-up. Under these conditions you’ll temporarily feel worse, but your symptoms will resolve in time. Adding an extra Triumph treatment session may help reduce the time needed to extinguish the flare up.
In the case of a persistent flare up that does not respond well to Triumph and/or over the counter pain relievers it may be necessary to seek your doctor’s assessment. When it comes to defining flare ups, doctors and patients often don’t agree, and even individual patients have differing definitions. Though pain, stiffness and fatigue are common flare up themes, duration, severity and frequency can vary widely from person to person.
Our best advice is to listen to your own body, keep your Triumph treatment log current and be sure to record your daily assessment of pain and stiffness.