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Are there good alternative therapies for osteoarthritis?

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In brief: Yes

There are natural medications and things like acupuncture.

In brief: Yes

There are natural medications and things like acupuncture.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
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In brief: Depends.

It depends on what therapies you've already tried, the location of your arthritis, its advancement as well as your preferences.
One thing you need to remember, arthritic changes are irreversible. All you can do is to potentially slow down its worsening. Different joints will require different strategies. Knee arthritis may be helped by changing footwear, using splints, gait training etc.

In brief: Depends.

It depends on what therapies you've already tried, the location of your arthritis, its advancement as well as your preferences.
One thing you need to remember, arthritic changes are irreversible. All you can do is to potentially slow down its worsening. Different joints will require different strategies. Knee arthritis may be helped by changing footwear, using splints, gait training etc.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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