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Acupuncture Today – November, 2021, Vol. 22, Issue 11

Integrative Approaches to Osteoarthritis

By Bill Reddy, LAc, Dipl. Ac.
The CDC estimates 63 million Americans have doctor-diagnosed arthritis as of 2020, with that number ramping up to 75 million by 2035.1 In a national health survey sponsored by the CDC, 27.7 percent of adults who have arthritis are also obese, 33.7 percent also have diabetes, and 36.4 percent also have heart disease. This picture looks all too familiar in our clinics across the country. 

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