Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis are the two most common types of arthritis. They both lead to chronic joint pain that can be easily improved through naturopathic treatment.

Of the two arthritis’s, osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type. It develops from joint cartilage degeneration which leads to pain, swelling, and stiffness. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has the similar symptoms but is instead caused by the fact that it is a chronic progressive autoimmune disease. To treat arthritis, nephropathy use acupuncture and diet changes.

Acupuncture is beneficial to treat OA and RA as it improves surrounding muscle function and joint movement. Triggering specific acupuncture points that will stimulate circulation and endorphin release to ease arthritis pain.

In addition to this, foods that promote inflammation such as things with high sodium and nightshade vegetables (peppers, eggplant, tomatoes, etc.) can make OA and RA pain worse. To treat arthritis through dietary change, cut out these foods and replace them with foods of high fatty acids like cold-water fish and with herbs that have anti-inflammatory properties like Harpagophytum, BoswelliaSerrata, and Curcuma Longa.

There are many other ways to treat arthritis that you should consult a nephropathy regarding. You don’t have to suffer with arthritis when naturopathic medicine can help you treat it effectively. If you are interested in natural ways to relieve your pain and ailments, call us today at 905.492.8688 for more information or to book an appointment.