• (416) 903-9323    2045 Dufferin Street, Suite 210, Toronto, ON, M6E 3R4 (View Map)   80 Main St W, Grimsby, ON L3M 1R6 (View Map) 
Naturopathic Medicine Blog

Arthritis in Ontario

Posted Jul 29th, 2018 in Acupuncture, Naturopathic Medicine, News, Tips

Arthritis in Ontario

How many people in Ontario have arthritis  

A big question is how many people in Ontario have arthritis. As per this research: The Epidemiology of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Ontario Canada published in the Arthritis Rheumatol Journal in 2014 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24757131  As of 2010  97,499 Ontarians were diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. That represents a cumulative prevalence rate of almost 0.9%. Generally speaking, this study showed that, over 15 years, there was a steady rise in the Rheumatoid Arthritis Incidence and Prevalence over time in Ontario 

Medical Solutions

The use of Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory medications such as Ibuprofen or Naproxen, Chemotherapies such as Methotrexate, Tumour Necrosis Factors such as Etanercept, and other agents such as Hydroxychloroquine,  Rituximab, and Sulfasalazine.

Natural Solutions

Non-medicinal and Non- Pharmaceutical Supplementation is given in Rheumatoid Arthritis to help joint regeneration reduce inflammation and control symptoms of joint pains, swelling, and stiffness. Other Modalities such as Constitutional Hydrotherapy, Acupuncture, and High doses of intravenous vitamin C are very promising tools in rheumatoid arthritis care.

Have a question? Need help?

Kindly check this link, will be back to you within 24 hours


Share This Page