Along with more traditional medical treatments, there are several natural remedies that some RA patients have found helpful. Some of these treatments include massage therapy, dietary supplements and certain exercise regiments. However, these treatments should never be used as a replacement for prescribed medication and should always be used under the supervision of a physician.
Most of us with RA have pain in our feet and ankles. According to an article I read on Medscape, up to 85 percent of people with RA will experience painful feet or ankles at sometime during their life with this disease. During the first year of diagnosis, 57 percent of patients report foot and/or ankle pain. Statistics are important, but…