Natural Treatment Options for Arthritis Mustang OK

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Terry Reed
(405) 787-6111
4605 N. MacArthur Blvd.
Warr Acres, OK
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Advanced Chiropractic PC
(405) 376-1234
126 West State Highway 152 Suite 3
Mustang, OK
 
Byrd Brandon
(405) 350-8585
420 South Mustang Road
Yukon, OK
 
Body Mechanics
(405) 350-9503
300 South Ranchwood Suite 5
Yukon, OK
 
Essential Bodyworks & Healthy Spa
(405) 350-1060
300 South Ranchwood Boulevard
Yukon, OK
 
Copies Etc
(405) 376-6300
631 North Mustang Road
Mustang, OK
 
Flandle's Candles
(405) 745-9425
11901 Forrest Spring Drive
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Dr Tommy Wolf Chiropractor
(405) 350-1986
300 South Ranchwood Boulevard Suite 19
Yukon, OK
 
Dr William L Delong Chiropractor
(405) 354-1023
48 North Kimbell Road
Yukon, OK
 
Eagle Marketing Inc
(405) 354-7882
2412 Sequoia Park Drive
Yukon, OK
 
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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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