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How is knee osteoarthritis treated?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: It depend

There's no known cure for osteoarthritis, but treatments can help to reduce pain and maintain joint movement.
Early stages. Acetaminophen, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.Pain medications. Physical therapy.Try braces or shoe inserts.Cortisone shots. Lubrication injections.Surgical procedures.

In brief: It depend

There's no known cure for osteoarthritis, but treatments can help to reduce pain and maintain joint movement.
Early stages. Acetaminophen, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.Pain medications. Physical therapy.Try braces or shoe inserts.Cortisone shots. Lubrication injections.Surgical procedures.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Many options.

Treatment options include bracing, injection, pain medication, anti-inflammatory medication, physical therapy, and surgery.

In brief: Many options.

Treatment options include bracing, injection, pain medication, anti-inflammatory medication, physical therapy, and surgery.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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