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Alternative Treatments and RA

Posted on May 11, 2018

Sometimes prescribed medication isn't enough to manage the pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis. Alternative treatments help some people manage RA pain. Finding what works for you may require trial and error. Try keeping a pain diary to help you identify RA triggers and what brings relief.

On myRAteam, the social network and online support group for those living with rheumatoid arthritis, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Alternative treatments are one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are some conversations about alternative treatments:

My pain medication has been reduced, but I'm still in chronic pain. Can a doctor prescribe alternative treatments so insurance will cover it?

I am trying bone marrow broth, juicing, and aromatherapy. Has anyone tried alternative healing remedies?

Making an appointment with an integrated alternative medical team. Massage, acupuncture, herbalist, and nutritionist. I'm finally excited about something!

The RA meds scare me. I'm considering probiotics. Does anyone have any feedback?

I'm looking for something to help day to day obviously to decrease inflammation and help with pain management in a more natural way. Do supplements or alternative treatments like acupuncture help?

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to myRAteam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

A myRAteam Member said:

Do you use CBD oil with the machine?

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