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Arthritis Foundation: "Indian Frankincense," "Cat's Claw," "Thunder God Vine," "Turmeric," "Can Acupuncture Help Relieve RA?" "Nutrition Guidelines for People with Rheumatoid Arthritis," "Progressive Muscle Relaxation," "Guided Imagery," "Yoga Benefits for Arthritis," "Benefits of Massage," "Fish Oil," "Using Heat and Cold for Pain Relief," "Warm Water Works Wonders on Pain."
Current Rheumatology Reports: "Acupuncture in the Treatment of Rheumatic Diseases."
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews: "Tai chi for treating rheumatoid arthritis."
Rheumatology: "Effect of Tai Chi in adults with rheumatoid arthritis," "Yoga for rheumatic diseases: a systematic review," "A systematic review of evidence for the effectiveness of practitioner-based complementary and alternative therapies in the management of rheumatic diseases: rheumatoid arthritis," "A randomized controlled trial of homeopathy in rheumatoid arthritis."
Annals of Rheumatic Diseases: "An experimental study of a Mediterranean diet intervention for patients with rheumatoid arthritis."
Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center: "Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis."
Reviews in Pain: "Relaxation and Mindfulness in Pain: A Review."
Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice: "Rheumatoid arthritis in upper limbs benefits from moderate pressure massage therapy."
American College of Rheumatology: "Exercise and Arthritis."
Journal of Aging Research. "Benefits of Exercise in Rheumatoid Arthritis."
Mayo Clinic: "Rheumatoid arthritis: Lifestyle and home remedies," "Biofeedback: Overview."
Musculoskeletal Care: "The effectiveness of hydrotherapy in the management of rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review."
Pain Management Nursing: "The Effects of Aromatherapy Massage and Reflexology on Pain and Fatigue in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial."
Taehan Kanho Hakhohe Chi: "The effects of aromatherapy on pain, depression, and life satisfaction of arthritis patients."
PLOS One: "Copper Bracelets and Magnetic Wrist Straps for Rheumatoid Arthritis - Analgesic and Anti-Inflammatory Effects: A Randomised Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Crossover Trial."
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health: "Homeopathy."
Arthritis & Rheumatism: "Psychological Interventions for Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials."
UpToDate: "Patient education: Rheumatoid arthritis treatment (Beyond the Basics)."
Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler, MD on December 20, 2020
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