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How can you manage arthritis pain?
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: Many ways
First of all get a good evaluation by a doctor who specializes in dealing with arthritis.
This is usually a rheumatologist or a physiatrist. This will involve a physical exam, blood tests, imaging studies. Approaches to arthritis include: evaluating nutrition, weight, joint alignment problems. Treatments include, medications, physical therapy, supplements, alternatives like acupuncture.

In brief: Many ways
First of all get a good evaluation by a doctor who specializes in dealing with arthritis.
This is usually a rheumatologist or a physiatrist. This will involve a physical exam, blood tests, imaging studies. Approaches to arthritis include: evaluating nutrition, weight, joint alignment problems. Treatments include, medications, physical therapy, supplements, alternatives like acupuncture.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Treat the problem
The best way to treat pain from arthritis is to fix the underlying cause of the specific type of arthritis you have.
In addition to that, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories are the most commonly prescribed pain medication in general.

In brief: Treat the problem
The best way to treat pain from arthritis is to fix the underlying cause of the specific type of arthritis you have.
In addition to that, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories are the most commonly prescribed pain medication in general.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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