Natural Treatment Options for Arthritis Carson City NV

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Kiki Corbin
(702) 508-9985
Stateline, NV
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Aalta Chiropractic
(530) 546-5055
8079 North Lake Boulevard
Kings Beach, CA
 
Wessels, Delia, Md - Carson Medical Group
(775) 885-2229
1200 Mountain St Ste 230
Carson City, NV

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Bonnie Rostan
(775) 826-8888
5060 Meadowood Mall Circle
Reno, NV
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Claudia Calzadilla
(702) 471-0088
1815 W. Charleston Blvd.+ #5
Las Vegas, NV
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Sarah McGee
(775) 849-3828
305 Blue Spruce Road
Reno, NV
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Bernardo Elaine Massage Therapy
(530) 546-2161
7252 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe Vista, CA
 
Carol Christian
(775) 827-6888
3400 Kauai Ct.+ Ste 100
Reno, NV
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Xiao Wang
(702) 838-5178
2301 E. Sunset+ #19
Las Vegas, NV
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Gwyn Becker
(702) 471-0088
1815 W. Charleston Blvd.+ #5
Las Vegas, NV
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Natural Treatment Options for Arthritis

Written by Jeff Behar, MS, MBA   
 

What is Arthritis?

Arthritis (from Greek arthro-, joint + -itis, inflammation; plural: arthritides) is a group of conditions involving damage (inflammation) to the joints of the body. Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in people older than fifty-five years.  A joint is an area of the body where two different bones meet. A joint functions to move the body parts connected by its bones. Arthritis literally means inflammation of one or more joints.

Who is Affected by Arthritis?

Arthritis sufferers include men and women, children and adults. Approximately 350 million people worldwide have arthritis. Nearly 40 million persons in the United States are affected by arthritis, including over a quarter million children!

More than 21 million Americans have osteoarthritis.

Approximately 2.1 million Americans suffer from rheumatoid arthritis.

More than half of those with arthritis are under 65 years of age. Nearly 60% of Americans with arthritis are women. 

Treatment Goals

The goals of arthritis treatment are to:

  • Decrease arthritis symptoms
  • Slow progression of the disease
  • Prevent or minimize joint damage and deformities
  • Maintain joint function
  • Preserve mobility and range-of-motion
Treatment Options 

An effective arthritis treatment regimen can help manage the disease and minimize discomfort and worsening of the disease.

There are many different treatment options, and not all treatment options work the same for everyone or the different variants of the disease.  Over time, it is not uncommon to try several different treatments and change a treatment plan. Finding the best treatment for  can be a long process.

Natural Treatments

Some people are more interested in natural treatments than traditional medications. If you prefer a natural approach to treating arthritis, it's still imperative that you tell your doctor what you are taking or what you want to try. There are many natural treatment options, also referred to as alternative treatments, which are popular but not fully endorsed for effectiveness and safety. Be aware.

  • Acupuncture / Acupressure
  • Biofeedback
  • Chiropractic
  • Magnets
  • Massage
  • Supplements such as fish oil, glucosamine, chondroitin, MSM
  • Tai Chi
  • Yoga

Complementary Medicine

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