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What is the best thing for arthritis pain?

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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Big Question: If referring to over-the-counter, assuming that there are no health problems or contraindications, i usually recommend tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength 2 twice daily. Have liver function checked if continued long-term basis.

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What is the best remedy for arthritis pain?

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Foot Arthritis: Inflammatory joint diseases are responsible of chronic systemic inflammation, joint degradations, deformities, and altered quality of life. Patients suffering from chronic rheumatic diseases also present increased bone fragility and increased fracture risk. A new class of medications called biologics are very successful at treating this disease process.
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What is the best treatment for arthritis pain?

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Dr. Paul Grin
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See a rheumatologist: There's no one best way to manage arthritis pain or achieve pain relief.Once a diagnosis of arthritis has been made, effective management of arthritis involves three specific strategies: 1) Patient education, 2) Body rehabilitation, and 3) Pharmacological (medical) management. See a rheumatologist for evaluation and professional management.
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What are the best arthritis pain relievers available?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Patient specific!: All nsaids give pain releief and there is no one best for all patients with arthritis, or any specific type of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, or psoriatic arthritis. Some patients do better with one, others with a different medication. As a clinician i may try 2-3 different medications to find one that works best. I am not discussuing narcotics, since few need these!
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What's the best over-the-counter medicine to relieve arthritis pain?

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Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Orofacial Pain 12 years experience
Exercise: Exercise (gentle stretchings, walking, swimming) is one of the best things you can do for arthritis pain; its better than over-the-counter, its free. You can take supplements such as combination of glucosamine and chondroitin. Additionally, you can also take painkillers such as advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) or aleve.

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