Joint pain is one of the most common reasons for seeing a doctor. Joint pain is most common in older people but also the general population experiences joint pain at some point in life.
What is rheumatoid arthritis?
It is an autoimmune disease that causes the formation of chronic inflammation in the joints of the body. Due to the inflammation there is a sharp and strong pain that requires treatment. You can live with the disease but it is also important to know what causes it. The disease affects 1% of the population and is the most common autoimmune disease in the world. Women are more vulnerable than men and it is more common among people over the age of 40 although its appearance can be at any age.
Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
Acupuncture – Chinese medicine considers arthritis to be one disease from a large family of diseases that is linked to “pain”. Pain can be strong, intensifying, constant, sharp and the like. Acupuncture relieves pain and also strengthens the body’s immune system.
You can build a personal diet menu, for example, avoid dairy products, sugar, meat, fatty and fried foods. Medical massage restores and helps relieve pain, injecting the new blood and oxygen into the painful tissue. The number of treatments varies from patient to patient according to his medical condition and depending on the response to the treatment.