9 doctors weighed in:
Is osteoarthritis curable?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Joel McClurg
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: No
Osteoarthritis is a degeneration of the actual joint surface which in general is a non-eversible event.
Exciting fast pace research is being conducted around the word in an attempt to discover the causes of joint degeneration and find ways to grow new cartilage. That research is in its' infancy and widespread clinical use of this research is years, or decades away.

In brief: No
Osteoarthritis is a degeneration of the actual joint surface which in general is a non-eversible event.
Exciting fast pace research is being conducted around the word in an attempt to discover the causes of joint degeneration and find ways to grow new cartilage. That research is in its' infancy and widespread clinical use of this research is years, or decades away.
Dr. Joel McClurg
Dr. Joel McClurg
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
But is manageable with medication and exercise.

In brief: No
But is manageable with medication and exercise.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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1 comment
Dr. Steven Sheskier
joint replacement surgery can cure by removing the affected joint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: While one cannot
Cure it, the symptoms can be treated.
Medication, exercise, therapy, splinting, activity modification and surgery.

In brief: While one cannot
Cure it, the symptoms can be treated.
Medication, exercise, therapy, splinting, activity modification and surgery.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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