Natural Treatment Options for Arthritis Grandville MI

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Patricia Heredia
(616) 222-6070
3501 Lake Eastbrook Blvd.+ SE+ Suite 345
Grand Rapids, MI
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Susan J. McFarland
(616) 510-0985
Belmont, MI
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Suzan Corbett, LPN, BS, CDMS, CHTP
616-633-4860, 616-949-3682
4550 Cascade Rd.
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialty
Distance Healing, Energy Healing, Healing Touch, Reflexology, Reiki, Remote Healing
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Holistic Healing Options

Clyde Park Chiropractic , PC
(616) 466-4487
4315 Clyde Park Ave. SW
Wyoming, MI
 
Myroslava Bertalan
(248) 577-5889
246 Bauman Ave.
Clawson, MI
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Patricia Gosling
(616) 481-9074
3368 Beltline Ct.
Grand Rapids, MI
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Pamela Schaming
Grand Rapids, MI
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"Crystal Light" Crystal Therapist utilizes the subtle energy of crystals and stones to align the body's energy fields.
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Peacefulmind.com

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Linda Hegstrand, MD, PhD
(616) 464-0470
Ridge Park Professional Bldg.,2426 Burton Street SE, Suite 3
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialty
Acupressure, Animal Health, Biofeedback, Bioidentical Hormones, BioSET, Distance Healing, Electro-dermal screening, Energy Healing, Herbology, Homeopathy, Integrative Medicine, Kinesiology, Laser Therapy, Lymphatic Therapy, Magnetic Therapy, NAET, Naturopathy, Neurofeedback, NHRT, Nutrition, Reams Testing, Remote Healing, SpectraVision, Water Therapy, Wellness Centers

Advantage Health Physician
(616) 685-8750
309 Jefferson Ave SE Ste 2
Grand Rapids, MI

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Linda Lauer
(734) 243-2089
149 Lincoln Avenue
Monroe, MI
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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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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