Natural Treatment Options for Arthritis Green Valley AZ

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Frederica's Desert Spa
(520) 399-2595
3290 South Camino Del Sol
Green Valley, AZ
Best- Samantha District Of Columbia
(520) 648-6200
170 North Louisiana Canada Drive
Green Valley, AZ
Continental Chiropractic Center
(520) 625-1101
210 West Continental Road Suite 130
Green Valley, AZ
Body Ease & Nutritional Consultation
(520) 648-5859
380 West Vista Hermosa Drive Suite 150
Green Valley, AZ
Double D Herbalife Distributorship
(520) 465-9612
4138 East White Water Drive
Tucson, AZ
Cerny Jean CMT
(520) 399-2490
1151 South Louisiana Canada Drive
Green Valley, AZ
Bashas #34
(520) 648-3331
18785 South Frontage Road
Green Valley, AZ
First Resort Naturopathic Medical Clinic
(520) 399-9212
170 North Louisiana Canada Drive Suite 90
Green Valley, AZ
Art Of Massage
(520) 981-2387
6801 North Camino Verde
Tucson, AZ
Dealbarry Chiropractor
(520) 889-4159
1911 East Bantam Road
Tucson, AZ

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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