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How do I treat arthritis without taking medicine?
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Depends on the type
That depends on the specific type of arthritis.
Gout does well with low purine diet. Exercise is good for many types of degenerative arthritis. Auto-immune types of arthritis need medications though.

In brief: Depends on the type
That depends on the specific type of arthritis.
Gout does well with low purine diet. Exercise is good for many types of degenerative arthritis. Auto-immune types of arthritis need medications though.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: Many ways
There are many ways to treat arthritis without medicine.
These include physical therapy, therapeutic heat and cold, aquatherapy, bracing, orthotics as well as various supplements that may help. Talk to your doctor if you have one.

In brief: Many ways
There are many ways to treat arthritis without medicine.
These include physical therapy, therapeutic heat and cold, aquatherapy, bracing, orthotics as well as various supplements that may help. Talk to your doctor if you have one.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Scott Naftulin
Pain Management
In brief: It depends
Is it rheumatoid or osteo-arthritis? In the treatment of osteoarthritis(degenerative joint disease), frequently physical therapy is used to treat the pain and functional limitations associated with arthritis.
Electrical stimulation, ultrasound, other physical modalites(ice, heat), range-of-motion and strengthening exercises can all have positive effects on the arthritis.

In brief: It depends
Is it rheumatoid or osteo-arthritis? In the treatment of osteoarthritis(degenerative joint disease), frequently physical therapy is used to treat the pain and functional limitations associated with arthritis.
Electrical stimulation, ultrasound, other physical modalites(ice, heat), range-of-motion and strengthening exercises can all have positive effects on the arthritis.
Dr. Scott Naftulin
Dr. Scott Naftulin
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