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Generally, the first step in treating osteoarthritis focuses on reducing pain. This is often done with a combination of medicine, exercise, and physical therapy. Lifestyle changes, such as adding low-impact exercise, can also extend the life of joints and delay more invasive treatments.

Talk to Your Doctor About Pain

Knowing how to talk to your doctor about what you are experiencing can go a long way towards helping you find the right treatment.

Treating OA with Viscosupplements

Learn how advancements in injectable therapies can help reduce the symptoms of OA of the knee.

Stretches to Keep You Moving

Movement is instrumental in alleviating arthritis pain. Learn several stretches that can keep joints feeling fluid and free. Read on.

Treatment for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Take a 3D tour of treatment options - from exercise to anti-inflammatories and injectable-viscosupplements.

How to Ease Osteoarthritis Pain

This slideshow will help you learn ways to reduce pain including: losing weight, exercising, as well as hot and cold compression.

Support for Osteoarthritis

Find important ways to get support while you treat your osteoarthritis pain.

Is Your Osteoarthritis Treatment Working?

The persistent aches and pains associated with osteoarthritis can make it difficult to navigate work and life. Nels Carlson, MD, suggests taking the follow approach for managing and treating osteoarthritis.

4 Osteoarthritis Exercises

Exercise,is one of the best things you can do to relieve discomfort and increase the range of motion in joints.


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