A 30-year-old member asked:
What treatments can an older woman with really bad arthritis in the knee and shoulder get?
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Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Steroid shots: I think this the best remedy for some body how have arthritis and can not have surgery. Beside that she could take tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis medicine, also she could use cream or gel to apply on the skin over the joints.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2012
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