Friday, July 03, 2015

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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.

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Massages can reduce tension and stress for anyone, not just people with RA. But for people with RA, massage can also help to reduce pain. Massage is considered an alternative therapy.  Therefore, your insurance may not cover such services. This might not be as big of a deal if you only want to get a massage every once in a while, but could…

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