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Spices in Combination with Chiropractic Treatments May Ease RA Pain

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disorder that most frequently affects the wrist and fingers. The exact cause of rheumatoid arthritis and why it attacks women more than men remains a mystery. Heredity, environmental factors, and hormonal dysfunction may all play a role. Chiropractic treatments have proven helpful in managing the condition but sufferers are […]

Chiropractic Treatments May Ease the Pain of Arthritis

It is estimated that as many as 46 million Americans are afflicted with arthritis, with experts expecting the number to increase over the next two decades as the population ages. The disease is the leading cause of disability in the United States and its cost to the health care system is approximately $128 billion every […]

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Diabetes and Arthritis

If you live in the Phoenix area, the American Diabetes Association’s Phoenix is a good place to get information on diabetes and its relationship with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Research has found that individuals with RA are up to 50 percent more likely to develop type-2 diabetes. Experts admit they don’t know if the inflammation associated […]

Arthritis Facts

Arthritis is an equal opportunity condition. It is estimated that more than 40 million Americans suffer from some type of arthritis, from osteoarthritis, the most common form afflicting 16 million individuals, to crippling rheumatoid arthritis, a scourge affecting approximately two million Americans. Despite the prevalence of the condition, there a surprising amount of myth and […]

Benefits of Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy, also called water or aqua therapy, is best known as a system of exercises designed for pools. Resistance exercises done in water are easier on the joints because the buoyancy reduces the pressure on them. Hydrotherapy has also been shown to reduce pain and inflammation caused by arthritis. In addition to aquatic based exercises, […]

The Best Exercises for Arthritic Knees

The most common form of knee arthritis is osteoarthritis, a degenerative condition that is typically caused by the normal wear of the joint over time. It is distinguished by a ongoing erosion of the cartilage, which eventually leaves bone exposed in the joint. For the most part, osteoarthritis of the knee afflicts people 50 years […]

Major Key Things To Do and To Remember When Dealing with Arthritis

  Arthritis: inflammation of a joint or joints characterized by pain and stiffness of the affected parts. Since the beginning of 2012, arthritis affects nearly 52 million adults, or 23% of the United States population. Arthritis may not be curable, but it can be treated. Treatment for arthritis includes many options. From medications to ice/heat […]