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.
The Home Remedy: Drinking tart cherry juice or eating tart cherries helps reduce arthritis pain and inflammation. The tart or sour cherry is also known as the pie cherry, Montmorency cherry or Balaton cherry. These are different from the sweet cherries commonly sold at grocery stores like Bing, Ranier and Lambert cherries. According to…