Arthritis Pain Treatment Circle Pines MN

Although people use the term arthritis as if it were a single disease, researchers have identified an aggregate of more than 100 conditions whose common features include joint pain, stiffness, and inflammation. For millions of Americans, arthritis limits everyday movements such as walking, standing, or even holding a pencil.

F Douglas Whiting, MD
(651) 483-0663
3585 Lexington Ave N Ste 135
Saint Paul, MN
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1958

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Roger S Colton, MD
(612) 484-5580
3 Long Marsh Ln
Saint Paul, MN
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05
Graduation Year: 1958

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Dr.Asim Khan
(763) 780-9155
9055 Springbrook Drive Northwest #201
Minneapolis, MN
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M
Speciality
Rheumatologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.2, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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Asim Said Khan
(763) 780-9155
9055 Springbrook Dr Nw
Coon Rapids, MN
Specialty
Rheumatology

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Richard Karl Vehe, MD
(612) 626-4873
Saint Paul, MN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1985

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F Douglas Whiting
(651) 483-0663
3585 North Lexington Ave Suite 135
Arden Hills, MN
Specialty
Rheumatology

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Ali Sajjad
(763) 780-9155
9055 Springbrook Dr Nw
Coon Rapids, MN
Specialty
Rheumatology

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Dr.Mayra Oberto-Medina
(520) 405-5457
9055 Springbrook Drive Northwest #201
Minneapolis, MN
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F
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Rheumatologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.8, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Erskine M Caperton Jr, MD
(651) 633-6230
2233 North Hamline Avenue No 508
Saint Paul, MN
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Abbott Northwestern Hosp, Minneapolis, Mn
Group Practice: Caperton Arthritis Clinic

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Erskine M Caperton
(651) 633-6230
2233 Hamline Ave N
Roseville, MN
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Rheumatology

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Fasting Away Arthritis Pain

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By Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN and Eugene R. Zampieron, ND, MH

Although people use the term arthritis as if it were a single disease, researchers have identified an aggregate of more than 100 conditions whose common features include joint pain, stiffness, and inflammation. For millions of Americans, arthritis limits everyday movements such as walking, standing, or even holding a pencil. As they progress, arthritic conditions can cause joint deformities, brittle bones, loss of mobility, and complete destruction of the protective covering around joints.

More than 66 million Americans (nearly one in three adults) suffer from some type of arthritis, with osteoarthritis (OA) being by far the most prevalent form. It strikes more men than women under the age of 45, often as a result of accidents and injuries.

But the disease becomes three times more widespread in women after that age. And as many more baby boomers turn 50, the number of people afflicted with OA is expected to increase dramatically.

The second most prevalent form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), is an inflammatory disease in which the body’s immune system attacks its own healthy tissues. RA affects 3 to 4 percent of the US population, striking people of all ages, including nearly 300,000 children. Women develop RA three times more often than men, and people with a particular genetic marker (HLA-DR4) tend to have a higher incidence of the illness. Other forms of arthritis include gout, which occurs in 3 out of every 1,000 adults, or about 2 million Americans (the majority of whom are men), and less common forms such as ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, and infectious arthritis.

The common conventional medical approach to arthritis relies on anti-inflammatory and painkilling drugs. While these drugs provide temporary relief, they also have serious side effects. Alternative medicine, on the other hand, offers a wide range of treatment options for eliminating the often hidden causes of arthritis. Like most chronic diseases, arthritis can rarely be traced to a single cause. More often it results from a gradual degeneration of internal organs and tissues brought about by a variety of stressors and imbalances, including environmental pollutants and dietary factors. Toxic chemicals that accumulate in the body contribute significantly to this problem, impairing the function of the organs and related systems (the intestines, liver, kidneys, skin, connective tissue, and the lymphatic and respiratory systems) involved in neutralizing harmful substances. When overloaded, these organs stop working properly and no longer fully eliminate the toxins they normally process from the body, leaving a toxic residue. This “undischarged” toxicity can cause damage directly related to arthritis, such as joint degeneration and inflammation. It may, in fact, be one of the prime contributors to arthritis.

For that reason, we typically recommend that our patients undergo one or more detoxific...

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