Natural Treatment Options for Arthritis Dyersburg TN

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Beasley- Jeffrey T District Of Columbia
(731) 286-5477
803 Scotsman Trce
Dyersburg, TN
 
Cole Barry L District Of Columbia
(731) 285-2696
417 Troy Avenue
Dyersburg, TN
 
Burnett Chiropractic
(731) 285-0393
1077 Vendall Road
Dyersburg, TN
 
Paula Perkins
865-675-5530 or 865-249-8916
1204 Frederuck Dr.
Knoxville, TN
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Deborah McClain
(615) 310-1457
4540 W. Jefferson Pike
Murfreesboro, TN
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Beasley Chiropractic Center
(731) 286-2467
1335 Flowering Dogwood Lane
Dyersburg, TN
 
Aunt Ginny's Bed & Breakfast
(731) 285-2028
520 North Sampson Avenue
Dyersburg, TN
 
Ragi Doggweiler
(865) 305-9254
1928 Alcoa Highway+ MOB B+ Suite 222
Knoxville, TN
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Jennifer Utley
(901) 581-2404
933 Kensington Place
Memphis, TN
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Hattie Tillman
(731) 986-2322
3750 Purdy Rd
Huntingdon, TN
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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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