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Health Conditions | Arthritis

No doubt about it: chronic pain is, well…a pain! And one of the most common types of chronic pain is arthritis. Yet, there is some good news for arthritis sufferers. Today, many research dollars are being funneled into arthritis studies, so treatment options are constantly expanding. Natural therapies are gaining a reputation for their effectiveness in treating this condition.


For instance, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) now recommends acupuncture for treating arthritis pain and inflammation. Bastyr’s practitioners are also knowledgeable about using Chinese herbal medicine, physical medicine and various types of naturopathic medicine to alleviate pain and swelling associated with arthritis while side-stepping pharmaceutical drugs.


These articles should provide a starting point for exploring these options.


Amino Acids Help Maintain Muscles After Knee Replacement
Cherry Juice Linked to Gout Prevention
Knee Pain? You May Need More Vitamin D3
Diet and Exercise Team Up for Powerful Arthritis Relief
Tart Cherries: A Remedy for Arthritis?
5 Tips for Natural Relief from Osteoarthritis Pain
Keep Arthritis from Getting Out of Hand
Spa Therapy Relieves Arthritis Pain
Find Products for Joint Relief at Bastyr Dispensary
Choose Low-Impact Exercise for Joint Health
Arnica as Good as Ibuprofen Gel for Arthritis Pain
MSM Alleviates Arthritis Pain
Rose Hips Extract Eases Arthritis Symptoms
Olive Oil’s Anti-Inflammatory Effects
Cat's Claw Extract Reduces Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain
Ginger Extract Effective against Knee Osteoarthritis
SAMe Treats Osteoarthritis, Depression, and Liver Disease
Magnet Therapy for Knee Pain
Soy Protein Relieves Arthritis Symptoms in Men
Mediterranean Diet Effective in Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis
Music Decreases Arthritis Pain in the Elderly
Diet and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Safer Osteoarthritis Treatment
Vegan Diet Improves Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms
Get Moving to Slow Down Rheumatoid Arthritis

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