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Patty Johnson, LAc
Patty Johnsonís Acupuncture, Herbs and Massage
909-241-0013
8588 Utica Ave Suite 100
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730 United States
Successful Healing of Rheumatoid Arthritis
A woman, 58 year of age, was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in 2007. She is a school teacher and had just started her second career two months prior to that. The patient indicated pain and swelling in every joint of her body (e.g. ankles). She could not even walk anymore. As a result, she had to be treated at her home.

A combined treatment composed of acupuncture and herbal Chinese medicine was applied to eliminate rheumatic heat disorders. The clinical treatment implied a strong function to relieve pain. It also reduced inflammation and swelling. The anti-rheumatoid function of the approach removed disorders of the connective tissue such as joints, muscles, vursae, tendents and vibrious tissues. It helped to expel the heat and dispurse the painful obstruction syndrome to reduce the swelling and eliminate the pain.

The treatment was applied during a six months period. A combination of herbal patches of different sizes, herbal intake formulas and acupuncture was employed. In addition, a hot wax treatment was imposed three times a day.

The patient gradually improved. She started to walk again after one month of treatment with increasing distances over time. After three months the patient managed to drive a car. She managed to pick up her position as school teacher after three months. The pain had been reduced by about 80% by then. The swelling as well as the redness in the joints had been lowered by about 90% by then.

Dr. Johnson implemented the complete treatment program at the patientís residence. Ever since the treatment finished (in 2007) the patient has no recurring signs or symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.
Bussiness Hours: 9AM-6PM (Mo-Sat)
Phone Consulting: Yes
Fees Schedule: $40/0.5h and $75 for 1h