check out the milk cure, PH balancing the body is so important. High meats and flour products without the veggies adn calcium rich dairy and the body become acidic! Joints deteriorate if acidic, and can finally loosen and repair those joints with alkalinity. Made such a difference. Kefir!! Essentially Lactose free. Can also restore digestion so that you don't have allergies which causes inflammation and would improve the problem.