Joint Pain Treatments Muskego WI

Fighting inflammation is a critical part of any treatment for arthritis. And fortunately, there are plenty of natural, safe ways to reduce inflammation in general and arthritis in particular. Read on to view more information.

Roxabella D Torres, MD
(414) 328-8747
2424 S 90th St Ste 302
West Allis, WI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1999

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Kurt Robert Oelke, MD
2500 W Layton Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1997

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Ann Kathryn Rosenthal, MD
8700 W Doyne Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1983

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Todd William Burner
(414) 805-3666
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI
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Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

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Dr.Richard Hariman
(414) 805-3666
9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
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M
Speciality
Rheumatologist
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Hospital: Froedtert Memorial Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Savitha B Kalya, MD
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Jss Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1995

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Mary E Cronin, MD
(414) 257-6133
8700 W Doyne Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1979

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Daniel John Mc Carty, MD
8700 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1954

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Maryam Khawari
(414) 456-7024
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Specialty
Rheumatology

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Larry Charles Pearson, MD
(262) 785-0777
601 N Barker Rd
Brookfield, WI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1975

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Easing Joint Pain and Lowering Inflammation

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By Mark Hyman, M.D.

Q I have arthritis. Now that the safety of anti-inflammatory drugs like Vioxx and Celebrex is in question, what can I do about my pain?

A Fighting inflammation is a critical part of any treatment for arthritis. In fact, it’s an important part of fighting many other conditions, too, including heart disease, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, and even aging. Fortunately, there are plenty of natural, safe ways to reduce inflammation in general and arthritis in particular.

Try taking any of a number of natural anti-inflammatory supplements. Glucosamine, at 500 milligrams three times a day, can ease joint pain. I also like boswellia gum extract (standardized to 70 percent boswellia acids, 400 mg twice daily) and niacinamide (750 mg, twice daily). Others include (take suggested dose, twice daily): turmeric rhizome extract (standardized to 95 percent curcuminoids, 285 mg); ginger rhizome extract (standardized to 5 percent gingerols, 200 mg); cayenne pepper fruit (50 mg); and cherry extract.

Part of any anti-inflammation diet should include eating wild fish (vitalchoice.com carries a variety), taking fish oil (1,000-mg capsules, once or twice a day), and eating as many colorful fruits and vegetables as you can. Also, drink green tea, and sprinkle ground flaxseed and anti-inflammatory spices (turmeric, ginger, rosemary, and cayenne) liberally on your food.

Take a daily blend of vitamin C (250 to 500 mg), vitamin E (200 to 400 IUs), selenium (100 to 200 micrograms), and mixed carotenoids (15,000 to 20,000 IUs). And take a multivitamin; studies show that doing so can lower inflammation overall.

It can also help to cut out the two most common food allergens (gluten and dairy) for two weeks to see if you notice an improvement in your arthritis—or any other chronic symptom, for that matter.

Finally, exercise at least half an hour a day, practice some form of deep relaxation (meditation, yoga, or deep breathing are good examples), and cut down on foods that promote inflammation, such as white flour, sugar in any form, and trans (or hydrogenated) fats.

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