Natural Treatment Options for Arthritis Idaho Falls ID

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Jeffrey Baker
(208) 557-2900
2327 Coronado Street
Idaho Falls, ID
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Emerald Healing with Sherry Bainbridge Ph.D.
(208) 552-7772
1830 Heather Circle
Ammon, ID
Specialty
Holistic Practitioner, Hypnotherapist, Reiki Master/Teacher, Spiritual Psychic
Gender
Female
Education
Bachelor of Science in Business, Master and Ph.D. in Holisitic Health, Certified Hypnotherapist and Reiki Master/Teacher

Healing Hands Reiki and Massage
(208) 351-4704
B Street
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialty
Massage, Energy Healing Work

Susann Clark
(208) 305-6705
1639 Grelle Ave
Lewiston, ID
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Glenda Bell
(208) 250-7670
1001 N. 27th St.
Boise, ID
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Women's Healthcare Associates
(208) 557-2900
2327 Coronado Street
Idaho Falls, ID
Services
Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Obstetrics, Nutrition, Naturopathy, Mind/Body Medicine, Homeopathy, Herbal Medicine, Gynecology
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Golden Compass Oriental Medicine
(208) 403-2540
477 Shoup Ave, Suite 106
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialty
Acupuncture, traditional chinese herbs
Gender
Male
Education
Masters of Oriental Medicine
Professional Memberships
NCCAOM

Cassandra Orjala
(208) 640-4668
1291 S. Breezy Way
Post Falls, ID
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Angela Beckman
(208) 353-5999
11732 W. Fenchurch St.
Boise, ID
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Tilden Sokoloff
(208) 726-5330
480 Second Street East
Ketchum, ID
Membership Organizations
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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