Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic joint disease that affects the joints of the body.  The joint damage may be caused by inflammation of the joint lining tissues.  Rheumatoid arthritis could affect organs and body systems besides the joints; therefore, rheumatoid arthritis is referred to as a systemic disease.

Rheumatoid arthritis is concern one of the most disabling types of arthritis.

Rheumatoid arthritis should not be confused with other forms of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis is believed to be an autoimmune disease, which means that the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the tissues it is supposed to protect.

People with rheumatoid arthritis may have difficulty carrying out normal activities of daily living, and the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis may interfere with work.

Rheumatoid arthritis may due to damage to muscles surrounding joints and may lead to atrophy that results in weakening.  Atrophy also may result from not using muscles usually because of pain or swelling.  Damage to bones, tendons and ligaments could cause deformities, which common in hands.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

Rheumatoid arthritis may vary in symptoms.  Rheumatoid arthritis commonly experience joint pain, stiffness, swelling, limited movement, and signs of inflammation.  The stiffness seems often worse in the morning.

Rheumatoid arthritis could affect any joint; the knee joint is frequently affected and the small joints in the hands and feet tend to be involved the most.  The symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis are characterized by period of flare-up and remission.

Rheumatoid arthritis may present deformities of the affected joint including swan-neck deformity.  Firm lumps called rheumatoid nodules, which grow beneath the skin in places such as the elbow and hand.

Causes of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Causes of rheumatoid arthritis are not clearly known.  The contributing factors, which lead to an increased propensity for acquiring these diseases, differ with the various conditions.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

Chronic symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis could be relieved through massage therapy incorporating other natural therapy include:

  • Dry mouth / dry eyes
  • Digestive problems
  • Joint pain / stiffness
  • Joint inflammation
  • Joint tender / aches
  • Joint difficulty bending
  • Joint difficulty straight
  • Joint swelling / warm
  • Joint weakness
  • Knee give out
  • Low fever
  • Locking knee
  • Loss of energy
  • Loss of appetite
  • Morning stiffness
  • Numb / tingling
  • Pressure in joint
  • React to weather
  • Spasm / cramp

Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

Early and proper therapy is optimally target to slow down the progress, minimize the symptoms relate to rheumatoid arthritis, reduce joint destruction, or lessen complications.

PlaceToHeal is experienced in treating chronic symptoms related to rheumatoid arthritis listed in the section of “Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief”.  Treatment for rheumatoid arthritis symptoms is gentle, natural and safe.

Treatment of chronic rheumatoid arthritis is provided by experienced R.M.T with hands-on manual therapies help to facilitate your body’s own natural healing ability in relieving rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.  Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms is gear to individual cases process to discover the underlying causes some of the symptoms.

Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms with manual therapy includes Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue Massage, Massage Therapy.

Pain

Characters of Pain

Unpleasant Sensations

If you are experiencing one or more type of the pain listed below, and are seeking natural therapy for relief, you can contact PlaceToHeal.

  • Piercing pain
  • Stabbing pain
  • Firing pain
  • Throbbing pain
  • Ulcer pain

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If you are experiencing one or more characters of pain listed below, and are seeking natural therapy for relief, you can contact PlaceToHeal.

  • Pain comes & goes
  • Pain persistent
  • Pain at rest
  • Pain in local area
  • Pain shooting down

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If you are experiencing one or more of these unpleasant sensations, and are seeking natural therapy for relief, you can contact PlaceToHeal.

  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Pins & needles
  • Weakness
  • Stiffness

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