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Natural Treatments for Arthritis

Arthritis

Arthritis is a painful condition that can severely impact a person’s comfort, health, and overall quality of life. The broadest definition of arthritis is pain and inflammation of the joints of the body.  Depending on the type of arthritis from which you suffer, it may be one joint, a few joints, or all the joints that are affected.

Conventional medicine often treats different types of arthritis with oral prescription medication or with injections into the joints or subcutaneous tissue. However, natural treatments for arthritis have been shown to be just as effective as these types of treatments at reducing the painful symptoms of arthritis and improving quality of life and overall well-being, without the unwanted side effects.

Types of Arthritis

Some different types of arthritis include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gouty arthritis, and juvenile idiopathic arthritis. There are more than a hundred types of arthritis affecting everyone from infants to the elderly. Arthritis is the biggest cause of disability in the United States.

Rheumatoid arthritis is the result of an autoimmune disorder wherein the body produces antibodies and inflammatory chemicals that attack its own joint tissues.

Osteoarthritis, or degenerative joint disease, is the most common type of arthritis, and usually affects the small joints of the hands, hips, knees, and spine.

Treating Arthritis in a Natural Way

The natural treatment for arthritis depends on some key factors, including the type of arthritis, the severity of the pain associated, and the number and location of the joints that are affected by it.

The natural treatment protocol for arthritis lays out and describes in exacting detail the best possible treatment for each type of arthritis. They describe in detail what you should take, how much and when to take it, and how it works in the body to foster healing and reduce pain and discomfort.

Alternative DrMCare  provides a detailed protocol carefully describing exactly what to do to help naturally relieve arthritis pain and disability.

For example, consuming an anti-inflammatory diet to include foods high in sulfur and omega-3 fatty acids, as well as high-fiber and anti-oxidant foods can help to reduce the discomfort of arthritis.

Combining frankincense, lavender, peppermint and/or turmeric essential oils with a carrier oil like coconut and applying it directly to the affected area can also help to relieve pain.

Please become an emissary of true health and well-being by sharing the Alternative DrMCare Natural Medical Self-Care Protocols with your loved ones, family or anyone that you feel will benefit.  The Alternative DrMCare Natural Medical Self-Care Protocols are designed to help you and your family to care for yourself, naturally, effectively and holistically.

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Thomas Hessin, Sr.

Chronic Hepatitis C

"My odyssey of treating Chronic Hepatitis C began in 1993, when, during a routine physical exam, a blood test came up with a positive test result. I scheduled an appointment with my doctor
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Thomas Hessin, Sr.
President, Valley Real Estate Partners
Virginia
5.0
2016-08-16T07:11:54+00:00
Thomas Hessin, Sr.
President, Valley Real Estate Partners
Virginia
Chronic Hepatitis C "My odyssey of treating Chronic Hepatitis C began in 1993, when, during a routine physical exam, a blood test came up with a positive test result. I scheduled an appointment with my doctor Read More..

Sarah Ray

Asthmatic Bronchitis, Chronic Cough, High Blood Pressure & Chronic Tendon Inflammation
"As a long time patient of Dr. Mitch Fleisher, I want to share with you some of my experiences with this brilliant and caring physician. I have had several opportunities to work with
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Sarah Ray
Certified Massage Therapist
Nellysford, Virginia
5.0
2016-08-16T07:24:58+00:00
Sarah Ray
Certified Massage Therapist
Nellysford, Virginia
Asthmatic Bronchitis, Chronic Cough, High Blood Pressure & Chronic Tendon Inflammation "As a long time patient of Dr. Mitch Fleisher, I want to share with you some of my experiences with this brilliant and caring physician. I have had several opportunities to work with Read More..

Cindy Fumei

Asthma, Eczema, Chronic Ear Infections, Diarrhea, Ruptured Brain Aneurysm & Headaches

"I began my homeopathic relationship with Dr. Mitch Fleisher in 1996, while looking for relief for my son's reoccurring asthma.
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Cindy Fumei
Paris, France, New York City, NY, & Braunsfel, Texas, USA
5.0
2016-08-16T07:29:58+00:00
Cindy Fumei
Paris, France, New York City, NY, & Braunsfel, Texas, USA
Asthma, Eczema, Chronic Ear Infections, Diarrhea, Ruptured Brain Aneurysm & Headaches "I began my homeopathic relationship with Dr. Mitch Fleisher in 1996, while looking for relief for my son's reoccurring asthma. Read More..

Bill Maher, CADC, ACI

Dr.Fleisher's Competence and Knowledge are Quite Vast
"I have been working both personally and professionally with Dr. Mitch Fleisher for a number of years. With his guidance, I have achieved a quality of health
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Bill Maher, CADC, ACI
Board Registered Interventionist II
Richmond, Virginia
www.interventionctr.com
5.0
2016-08-16T07:33:00+00:00
Bill Maher, CADC, ACI
Board Registered Interventionist II
Richmond, Virginia
www.interventionctr.com
Dr.Fleisher's Competence and Knowledge are Quite Vast "I have been working both personally and professionally with Dr. Mitch Fleisher for a number of years. With his guidance, I have achieved a quality of health Read More..

Paul K. Branch, M.D., D.A.B.F.M

Best of Their Kind

"Having known Dr. Mitch Fleisher for many years now, I have the highest regard for his knowledge of nutritional and herbal medicine and have frequently drawn upon his expertise.
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Paul K. Branch, M.D., D.A.B.F.M.
Specialist in Homeopathy and Family Medicine<
Madison, Wisconsin
www.homeopathicdoc.com
5.0
2016-08-16T09:26:38+00:00
Paul K. Branch, M.D., D.A.B.F.M.
Specialist in Homeopathy and Family Medicine<
Madison, Wisconsin
www.homeopathicdoc.com
Best of Their Kind "Having known Dr. Mitch Fleisher for many years now, I have the highest regard for his knowledge of nutritional and herbal medicine and have frequently drawn upon his expertise. Read More..

Malcolm Smith, N.D., D.H.A.N.P.

Expertise to Guide Selection of Nutritional Supplements

"Dr. Mitch Fleisher is the doctor that I turn to for professional nutritional advice for my patients and myself. I can count on him to be fully knowledgeable about
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Malcolm Smith, N.D., D.H.A.N.P.
Specialist in Homeopathy and Naturopathic Medicine
CEO, President and Founder of The Homeopathic Symposium
Portland, Oregon
www.homeopathicsymposium.com

5.0
2016-08-16T09:53:02+00:00
Malcolm Smith, N.D., D.H.A.N.P.
Specialist in Homeopathy and Naturopathic Medicine
CEO, President and Founder of The Homeopathic Symposium
Portland, Oregon
www.homeopathicsymposium.com

Expertise to Guide Selection of Nutritional Supplements "Dr. Mitch Fleisher is the doctor that I turn to for professional nutritional advice for my patients and myself. I can count on him to be fully knowledgeable about Read More..

George Guess, M.D., D.Ht.

Therapeutic Efficacy
"As a family and homeopathic physician with over 30 years' experience, I can attest to the therapeutic efficacy of Dr. Mitch Fleisher's nutritional/botanical support protocols.
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George Guess, M.D., D.Ht.
Editor, American Journal of Homeopathic Medicine
Vice President, American Institute of Homeopathy
Associate Faculty, Center for the Study of
Complementary and Alternative Medicine,
University of Virginia (CSCAT)
Charlottesville, Virginia
www.doctorguess.com
5.0
2016-08-16T09:55:25+00:00
George Guess, M.D., D.Ht.
Editor, American Journal of Homeopathic Medicine
Vice President, American Institute of Homeopathy
Associate Faculty, Center for the Study of
Complementary and Alternative Medicine,
University of Virginia (CSCAT)
Charlottesville, Virginia
www.doctorguess.com
Therapeutic Efficacy "As a family and homeopathic physician with over 30 years' experience, I can attest to the therapeutic efficacy of Dr. Mitch Fleisher's nutritional/botanical support protocols. Read More..

Carla Geddes

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome....Alternative Health Care Wisdom That Really Works!

"As a long time patient of Dr. Mitch Fleisher, I've come to truly appreciate the vastness and excellence of his knowledge of alternative medicine.
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Carla Geddes
Certified Life Empowerment Coach
Spotsylvania, Virginia
www.IPCoaching.net
5.0
2016-08-16T09:58:47+00:00
Carla Geddes
Certified Life Empowerment Coach
Spotsylvania, Virginia
www.IPCoaching.net
Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome....Alternative Health Care Wisdom That Really Works! "As a long time patient of Dr. Mitch Fleisher, I've come to truly appreciate the vastness and excellence of his knowledge of alternative medicine. Read More..

Dr. Fleisher is my Miracle! M.J. Chapman

Terminal, Stage 4, Metastatic Small Cell Carcinoma of the Cervix

I was diagnosed with a rare cervical cancer on February 12, 2008. Over 90% of cervical carcinomas are of squamous cell origin.
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Dr. Fleisher is my Miracle! M.J. Chapman
Grandmother
Virginia
5.0
2016-08-09T13:50:38+00:00
Dr. Fleisher is my Miracle! M.J. Chapman
Grandmother
Virginia
Terminal, Stage 4, Metastatic Small Cell Carcinoma of the Cervix I was diagnosed with a rare cervical cancer on February 12, 2008. Over 90% of cervical carcinomas are of squamous cell origin. Read More..

Mayo Friedlis, M.D., D.A.A.P.M.

Trust in Dr. Fleisher's Expertise and Integrity

"For over 10 years, Dr. Mitch Fleisher has been my 'fount of knowledge' for all things natural and nutritional in medicine and he continues to be the mainstay
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Mayo Friedlis, M.D., D.A.A.P.M.
Board Certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist
Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management
Fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians
Founder and Former Medical Director of Industrial Medical Services at Columbia Pentagon City Hospital
Recognized as the foremost practitioner of Prolotherapy in the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore Metropolitan area
Administrative Director, Capitol Spine & Pain Centers (formerly 'Center for Physical Medicine & Pain Management')
Fairfax, Virginia
www.treatingpain.com; https://treatingpain.com/medical-staff/mayo-f-friedlis-md
5.0
2016-08-16T10:03:38+00:00
Mayo Friedlis, M.D., D.A.A.P.M.
Board Certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist
Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management
Fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians
Founder and Former Medical Director of Industrial Medical Services at Columbia Pentagon City Hospital
Recognized as the foremost practitioner of Prolotherapy in the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore Metropolitan area
Administrative Director, Capitol Spine & Pain Centers (formerly 'Center for Physical Medicine & Pain Management')
Fairfax, Virginia
www.treatingpain.com; https://treatingpain.com/medical-staff/mayo-f-friedlis-md
Trust in Dr. Fleisher's Expertise and Integrity "For over 10 years, Dr. Mitch Fleisher has been my 'fount of knowledge' for all things natural and nutritional in medicine and he continues to be the mainstay Read More..

Dawn B., EdS, LPC,

Chronic Fatigue, Brain Fog and Hypothyroidism

Upon reaching forty years of age, it was as if a switch was flipped and the train I was riding careened onto the fast track to ill health.
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Dawn B., LPC, SPHR

5.0
2016-08-09T13:53:12+00:00

Dawn B., LPC, SPHR

Chronic Fatigue, Brain Fog and Hypothyroidism Upon reaching forty years of age, it was as if a switch was flipped and the train I was riding careened onto the fast track to ill health. Read More..

Josee Bourbeau, M.D.

Vast Experience in Natural Medicine

"Dr. Fleisher's vast experience in natural medicine has greatly helped my patients and my family. I have consulted with him for years for different pathologies
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Josee Bourbeau, M.D.
Gorham, New Hampshire
5.0
2016-08-16T10:05:55+00:00
Josee Bourbeau, M.D.
Gorham, New Hampshire
Vast Experience in Natural Medicine "Dr. Fleisher's vast experience in natural medicine has greatly helped my patients and my family. I have consulted with him for years for different pathologies Read More..

Beverly French

High Blood Pressure, Hyperlipidemia (High Cholesterol), Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, Depression, Hypothyroidism, Diabetes, Migraines, Menopause, Acid Reflux, Bone Fractures, Plantar Warts, Strep Throat & Infantile Colic
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Beverly French
Wife, Mom, Grandmother, Friend
Charlottesville, Virginia
5.0
2016-08-16T06:50:41+00:00
Beverly French
Wife, Mom, Grandmother, Friend
Charlottesville, Virginia
High Blood Pressure, Hyperlipidemia (High Cholesterol), Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, Depression, Hypothyroidism, Diabetes, Migraines, Menopause, Acid Reflux, Bone Fractures, Plantar Warts, Strep Throat & Infantile Colic Read More..

Valya Karcher

A.D.D./A.D.H.D.

"I sat through the meeting with school officials, teachers and guidance counselors, trying to hold back my tears. They handed me a large workbook: Your ADD/ADHD Child.
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Valya Karcher
Pure Pilates Fitness Instructor
Fredericksburg, Virginia
5.0
2016-08-16T10:09:32+00:00
Valya Karcher
Pure Pilates Fitness Instructor
Fredericksburg, Virginia
A.D.D./A.D.H.D. "I sat through the meeting with school officials, teachers and guidance counselors, trying to hold back my tears. They handed me a large workbook: Your ADD/ADHD Child. Read More..

Rose Simons

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

"In December of 2005, I was introduced to Dr. Mitch Fleisher for some health issues, one being, Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
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Rose Simons,
President
L&D Commodities, Inc.
Gretna, Nebraska 68028
rose@ld.omhcoxmail.com
5.0
2016-08-16T06:57:22+00:00
Rose Simons,
President
L&D Commodities, Inc.
Gretna, Nebraska 68028
rose@ld.omhcoxmail.com
Inflammatory Bowel Disease "In December of 2005, I was introduced to Dr. Mitch Fleisher for some health issues, one being, Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Read More..

William Cates

Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma & Cardiac Arrhythmias

"When I received the message that the skin biopsy report showed the tumor to be malignant, I didn't sink into a pit of despair.
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William Cates, age 68
Owner & Winemaker, Tantara Winery
Santa Ynez, California
https://www.facebook.com/ChallenWinery
5.0
2016-08-16T10:31:50+00:00
William Cates, age 68
Owner & Winemaker, Tantara Winery
Santa Ynez, California
https://www.facebook.com/ChallenWinery
Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma & Cardiac Arrhythmias "When I received the message that the skin biopsy report showed the tumor to be malignant, I didn't sink into a pit of despair. Read More..

Karen Perron

Chronic Pain with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)

"My story started back in April 2001, when I suddenly lost all function in my right, dominant arm. I was incredibly scared, in intense pain and clueless as to what had happened to me.
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Karen Perron
Office Manager & Mom
Reston Chiropractic
Reston, Virginia
http://www.restonchiropractor.com/
5.0
2016-08-16T07:00:48+00:00
Karen Perron
Office Manager & Mom
Reston Chiropractic
Reston, Virginia
http://www.restonchiropractor.com/
Chronic Pain with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) "My story started back in April 2001, when I suddenly lost all function in my right, dominant arm. I was incredibly scared, in intense pain and clueless as to what had happened to me. Read More..

Gwen Cates

Seasonal Allergies, Chronic Constipation, Chronic Eye Problems & Alzheimer's Disease

"I was plagued with respiratory allergies throughout my childhood and early adulthood. I had been having seasonal allergies that occurred primarily in the spring and fall.
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Gwen Cates
Professional Artist
Santa Ynez, California
www.gwencatesart.net
5.0
2016-08-16T10:36:55+00:00
Gwen Cates
Professional Artist
Santa Ynez, California
www.gwencatesart.net
Seasonal Allergies, Chronic Constipation, Chronic Eye Problems & Alzheimer's Disease "I was plagued with respiratory allergies throughout my childhood and early adulthood. I had been having seasonal allergies that occurred primarily in the spring and fall. Read More..

Catherine Clark, M.D., A.A.F.P.

Incredible Results

"Dr. Mitch Fleisher is a very knowledgeable and gifted healer. DrM has generously chosen to share his healing protocols with us. Please indulge, as I have, and you will find incredible results."
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Catherine Clark, M.D., A.A.F.P.
Fredericksburg, Virginia
5.0
2016-08-16T07:03:48+00:00
Catherine Clark, M.D., A.A.F.P.
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Incredible Results "Dr. Mitch Fleisher is a very knowledgeable and gifted healer. DrM has generously chosen to share his healing protocols with us. Please indulge, as I have, and you will find incredible results." Read More..

Gregory S. Gelburd, D.O., F.A.A.F.P.

Many Patients...Benefited Greatly

"Dr. Mitch Fleisher and I have been professional associates and friends for over twenty years. He was one of my clinical instructors in my postgraduate classes
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Gregory S. Gelburd, D.O., F.A.A.F.P.
Board Certified Osteopathic Family Physician
Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians
Medical Director, Downtown Family Practice Center
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Virginia Medical Center
Charlottesville, Virginia
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Downtown-Family-Health-Care/159868104063858
5.0
2016-08-16T10:40:21+00:00
Gregory S. Gelburd, D.O., F.A.A.F.P.
Board Certified Osteopathic Family Physician
Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians
Medical Director, Downtown Family Practice Center
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Virginia Medical Center
Charlottesville, Virginia
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Downtown-Family-Health-Care/159868104063858
Many Patients...Benefited Greatly "Dr. Mitch Fleisher and I have been professional associates and friends for over twenty years. He was one of my clinical instructors in my postgraduate classes Read More..

Julie Joslin, Ph.D.

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Cold, Flu, Poison Ivy Rash, Exhaustion, Stress & Pneumonia

"Dr. Mitch Fleisher has been treating me holistically for over a dozen years. When I first met him, I had suffered for many months with reflex sympathetic dystrophy in my left foot
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Julie Joslin, Ph.D.
Professional Educational Consultant
Spencer, North Carolina
5.0
2016-08-16T07:06:23+00:00
Julie Joslin, Ph.D.
Professional Educational Consultant
Spencer, North Carolina
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Cold, Flu, Poison Ivy Rash, Exhaustion, Stress & Pneumonia "Dr. Mitch Fleisher has been treating me holistically for over a dozen years. When I first met him, I had suffered for many months with reflex sympathetic dystrophy in my left foot Read More..

Carla G.

"Dr. Mitch Fleisher has had a tremendous positive impact on my life. His years of working with me , sharing his superior knowledge of genuine health, not only helped me in the past, but continues to influence so much of my present day life."

Carla G.

5.0
2016-08-18T06:42:11+00:00

Carla G.

"Dr. Mitch Fleisher has had a tremendous positive impact on my life. His years of working with me , sharing his superior knowledge of genuine health, not only helped me in the past, but continues to influence so much of my present day life."

Julie Cloninger

Allergies, Upper Respiratory Viruses & Strep Infections

"Our family has found Dr. Mitch Fleisher's natural medical self-care protocols invaluable. Since she was a baby, my youngest daughter quickly develops ear infections with nasal congestion.
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Julie Cloninger
Teacher and Mom
Richmond, Virginia
5.0
2016-08-16T07:09:10+00:00
Julie Cloninger
Teacher and Mom
Richmond, Virginia
Allergies, Upper Respiratory Viruses & Strep Infections "Our family has found Dr. Mitch Fleisher's natural medical self-care protocols invaluable. Since she was a baby, my youngest daughter quickly develops ear infections with nasal congestion. Read More..
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