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Pain relief without pills
Hi Claire, my problems with pain seem small compared with yours. I have Osteoarthritis in both knees and constant lower back pain. I used to take anti-inflamitries but stopped because of the risk of heart/stroke. I also used to take Paracetamol and Tramadol but gave them up last year as they weren't having much effect anymore (been on them for over 8 years). The pain in the knees is only a problem if I stand/walk its worse up/dowm stairs. The back gets worse during the day whatever I do. I am thinking of asking my GP for something to help but only in desperation. Is there any thing else you can suggest?