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Hi! My mother is suffering from rheumatoid arthritis which affects her whole body. She is not able to close her hand and form a fist. She cannot walk properly and is not able to travel. I want to know the possible treatment for her and wanna know what is the best field for her treatment, Whether Allopathy, Homeopathy, Ayurvedic etc.


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replied September 27th, 2016
Arthritis Answer A58913
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Rheumatoid arthritis is not treatable but manageable and needs supportive care with immunosuppressants and pain killers and physiotherapy to help with the mobility.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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