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Arthritis: Form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints. There are over 100 different forms of arthritis. The most common form, osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease), is a result of trauma to the joint, infection of the joint, or age. Other arthritis forms are rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and related autoimmune diseases. Septic arthritis is caused by infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arthritis: It all depends on the type of arthritis. There are several auto-immune conditions that can be treated to control the progression arthritis. It is essential that you see a physician. If is osteoarthritis, then exercises and joint protection are what we recommend the most. Anti-inflammatories can also be recommended, depending on the age of the patient as well comorbic conditions. ...Read more
What is best medication for treating athritis and what proper diet should be followed to alleviate the symptoms?
Rest and NSAIDs: Arthitis involves inflammation of the joint. This can be caused by inflammation or degeneration (aging). It can be mild, moderate, or severe (bone on bone). Treatment includes rest, warmth or ice, and nsaids (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like advil or aleve). For every 10 lbs. A person is overweight, their knees see 40 lbs. With each step. If overweight a little weight loss can help a lot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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