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 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.

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 symptoms 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, 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 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.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

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

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

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.

Place to Heal is experienced in treating chronic symptoms related to rheumatoid arthritis listed in the section of “Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief”. Treatment for rheumatoid arthritis symptoms is, 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 and it is gear to individual cases.

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


If you are experiencing one or more type of the pain listed below, and are seeking natural therapy for relief.
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  • Piercing pain
  • Firing pain
  • Ulcer like pain
  • Sharp pain
  • Acute pain
  • Raw pain
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Characteristic of Pain

If you are experiencing one or more of these characteristic of pain listed below, and are seeking natural therapy for relief.
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  • Pain comes & goes
  • Pain persistent
  • Pain at rest or during activities
  • Pain in local area or distal
  • Pain shooting down
  • Pain worse in the morning
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Annoying Sensations

If you are experiencing one or more of these annoying sensations, and are seeking natural therapy for relief.
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  • Numbness
  • Pins & needles
  • Stiffness
  • Immobile
  • Heaviness
  • Dizziness
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