Natural Treatment Options for Arthritis Vernal UT

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Bonnie Pratt
Vernal, UT
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"Crystal Light" Crystal Therapist utilizes subtle energy of crystals and stones to align the body's energy fields.
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Peacefulmind.com

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Dr Lynn Nelson
(435) 789-4483
285 East 100 South
Vernal, UT
 
Chalet Hallmark
(435) 789-3303
67 West Main Street
Vernal, UT
 
Rebecca M. Good
(801) 942-5900
Salt Lake City, UT
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Karen Schiff
(801) 541-3064
150 South. 600 East+ Unit 1A
Salt Lake City, UT
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Accents Beauty & Gifts
(435) 789-5794
25 East Main Street
Vernal, UT
 
Arrowhead Bodywork & Associates
(435) 789-4904
1776 West 1000 South
Vernal, UT
 
Denise Walz
(435) 640-5020
178 W. 480 N.
Kamas, UT
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Marie Green
(801) 476-8885
5582 South 1750 East
Ogden, UT
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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James Overall+ Jr.
(801) 270-3032
852 East Arrowhead Lane
Murray, UT
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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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