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What is the best treatment for arthritis?

What is the best treatment for arthritis?

Tylenol/ exercise: No best treatment for not so bad arthritis you can try tylenol (acetaminophen) / arthritis as needed basis with good exercise. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for arthritis pain?

What is the best treatment for arthritis pain?

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. ...Read more

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What is the best natural treatment for arthritis?

What is the best natural treatment for arthritis?

Supplements & activi: Omega-3 fatty acis, calcium, vitamin d3 and zinc! these will help in food or as supplements. Stay as active as possible, and avoid teraumatic activities, ie. Running, jumping, or contact sports. Cycling, yoga, pilates, circuit weight training are better activities! ...Read more

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What would be the best treatment for arthritis of the spine?

What would be the best treatment for arthritis of the spine?

Back Arthritis: Exercise, avoid inactivity. Get out and walk, do flexibility exercises and stretching, neutral spine core stability exercises will improve the support structures of your spine without aggravating your arthritis. ...Read more

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What can you do to use vinegar in the treatment of arthritis?

What can you do to use vinegar in the treatment of arthritis?

I don't!: When i moved to knoxville, "joggin in a jug, " was a popular commercial extoling the benefits of unfiltered vinegar. While i believe it is healthy, no scientific studies show arthritis benefits! ...Read more

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Is protandim an effective treatment for arthritis or inflammation?

Is protandim an effective treatment for arthritis or inflammation?

No solid study shows: That it dose help with treatmet of arthritis.An antioxidant is a molecule capable of slowing or preventing the oxidation of other molecules. Oxidation is a chemical reaction that transfers electrons from a substance to an oxidizing agent, no study showed yet the effect of protandim in arthritis. ...Read more

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Can laser treatment for arthritis be used for humans is it is for dogs?

Can laser treatment for arthritis be used for humans is it is for dogs?

Please see below: Cold laser therapy, also known as low level laser therapy or lllt, is an alternative, non-surgical method of treatment. This link may be useful. http://spinalm.blogspot.com/2013/05/non-surgical-knee-pain-relief-with-cold.html. ...Read more

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What is the correct treatment for arthritis in the knees for a 60yr old woman?

What is the correct treatment for arthritis in the knees for a 60yr old woman?

See details: It depends on the severity of the involvement. Options included physical therapy and exercises, tylenol, (acetaminophen) nsaids, steroid injections and injectable lubricants. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more