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How is Osteoarthritis Treated?
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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health - Explanations of common osteoarthritis treatments. Also listed are 5 questions to ask your doctor. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health - Explanations of common osteoarthritis treatments. Also listed are 5 questions to ask your doctor. Show less
Osteoarthritis: Treating Osteoarthritis of the Knee
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American Academy of Family Physicians - This site offers information on causes, diagnosis and treatment options for osteoarthritis of the knee. American Academy of Family Physicians - This site offers information on causes, diagnosis and treatment options for osteoarthritis of the knee. Show less
Viscosupplementation Treatment for Arthritis
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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - This is a brief discussion of the treatment in which hyaluronic acid is injected into the knee joint American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - This is a brief discussion of the treatment in which hyaluronic acid is injected into the knee joint Show less
Cortisone Shots
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Mayo Clinic - This article provides a good explanation for why it’s done, preparation for the procedure and what to expect. Mayo Clinic - This article provides a good explanation for why it’s done, preparation for the procedure and what to expect. Show less
Treatment Programs
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NIH Senior Health, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases - Consumer health information on exercise, medications, and surgery as part of a treatment program. Online videos are also available. NIH Senior Health, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases - Consumer health information on exercise, medications, and surgery as part of a treatment program. Online videos are also available. Show less
Patient Information: Osteoarthritis Treatment
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UpToDate - Comprehensive information on pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies. UpToDate - Comprehensive information on pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies. Show less
Choosing Pain Medicine for Osteoarthritis (PDF)
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Agency for Healthcare, Research, and Quality - A consumer summary guide describing different kinds of pain relievers, their benefits, and their risks. Che...Show more Agency for Healthcare, Research, and Quality - A consumer summary guide describing different kinds of pain relievers, their benefits, and their risks. Check the following item for more information on the risk of acetaminophen (the main ingredient e.g. of Tylenol®). Show less
Careful: Acetaminophen in pain relief medicines can cause liver damage
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U.S. Food and drug Administration (FDA) - There are about 600 products that contain acetaminophen, including cough and cold products and sleep aids, as we...Show more U.S. Food and drug Administration (FDA) - There are about 600 products that contain acetaminophen, including cough and cold products and sleep aids, as well prescription pain relievers. The FDA warns consumers that all over-the-counter pain relievers should be taken with care to avoid serious problems that can occur with misuse. Show less
Hip Replacement Improves Function at Any Age
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Arthritis Foundation - A research update based on a 2008 study that showed that hip replacement at any age increased physical function and self-care ability. Arthritis Foundation - A research update based on a 2008 study that showed that hip replacement at any age increased physical function and self-care ability. Show less
Making a Better Joint Replacement
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Arthritis Foundation - A research update on a study which found a way to improve the lifetime of titanium joints by promoting a better connection with bone. Arthritis Foundation - A research update on a study which found a way to improve the lifetime of titanium joints by promoting a better connection with bone. Show less
Surgical Treatments for Osteoarthritis of the Knee
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OrthoInfo, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Designed for the layperson, this article describes three types of knee surgery, arthroscopy, osteotomy and arthroplasty. OrthoInfo, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Designed for the layperson, this article describes three types of knee surgery, arthroscopy, osteotomy and arthroplasty. Show less
Treatments for Osteoarthritis
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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - The page provides links to articles on non-surgical options for OA, including exercise and rehabilitation treatment options. Limited information also available in Spanish. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - The page provides links to articles on non-surgical options for OA, including exercise and rehabilitation treatment options. Limited information also available in Spanish. Show less
Occupational and Physical Therapy for Arthritis
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Cleveland Clinic - Examples of osteoarthritis non-drug therapies. Cleveland Clinic - Examples of osteoarthritis non-drug therapies. Show less
Alternative and Natural Therapies
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Arthritis Foundation - A discussion of options for treating arthritis including acupuncture, herbal supplements, meditation and other therapies. Arthritis Foundation - A discussion of options for treating arthritis including acupuncture, herbal supplements, meditation and other therapies. Show less
Are You Considering Complementary and Alternative Medicine?
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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - This is a good presentation of issues to consider when thinking about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - This is a good presentation of issues to consider when thinking about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Show less
Chronic Pain and CAM: At a Glance
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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - People experiencing chronic pain often turn to complementary a...Show more National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - People experiencing chronic pain often turn to complementary and alternative medicine for relief. This article highlights the research status for various CAM therapies used for pain control. Also included are guidelines for those considering CAM for common types of chronic pain. Show less
Supplement Guide
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Arthritis Today, Arthritis Foundation - A guide to the basics about supplements including how they differ from drugs, buying tips, and safety. Lists supplements to avoid and information on individual botanicals. Arthritis Today, Arthritis Foundation - A guide to the basics about supplements including how they differ from drugs, buying tips, and safety. Lists supplements to avoid and information on individual botanicals. Show less
Using Dietary Supplements Wisely
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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH - This article discusses federal regulation of nutritional supplements, sources of reliable information on supplements, and safety concerns. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH - This article discusses federal regulation of nutritional supplements, sources of reliable information on supplements, and safety concerns. Show less
Acupuncture: An Introduction
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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - Included in this excellent article is information on treatment...Show more National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - Included in this excellent article is information on treatment options including a description of how acupuncture works, how to find a practitioner, and what to expect from a treatment session. Show less
Tai chi: Discover the many possible health benefits
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Mayo Clinic - The gentle movements of tai chi reduce stress and offer other health benefits. Mayo Clinic - The gentle movements of tai chi reduce stress and offer other health benefits. Show less
Tai Chi & Qi Gong for Health and Well-Being
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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), National Institutes of Health - An educational video that features tai chi and qi gong as an activity to enhance wellness. See also the fact sheet Tai Chi: An Introduction. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), National Institutes of Health - An educational video that features tai chi and qi gong as an activity to enhance wellness. See also the fact sheet Tai Chi: An Introduction. Show less
Yoga for People with Arthritis
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Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center - Physical activity is an important part of arthritis treatment. This article includes relevant questions to ask when consi...Show more Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center - Physical activity is an important part of arthritis treatment. This article includes relevant questions to ask when considering a yoga class, what poses should not be done, what the benefits of yoga are, and what to expect in the class. Show less
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