What Is the Best Treatment for Osteoarthritis?

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Nowadays, there is no cure for osteoarthritis. But you can still do much to relief symptoms of osteoarthritis. So the best treatment for osteoarthritis should be the one that most effectively ease your symptoms. There are many treatment options inlcuding lifestyle changes, physical and other therapies, medications, and surgery. Medications Certain medications could help to relief pain and other symptoms:
  • Acetaminophen.
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
  • Duloxetine (Cymbalta).
Therapy You can also try some conservative treatments including:
  • Physical therapy.
  • Occupational therapy.
  • Tai chi and yoga.
Surgical and other procedures If medications and conservative treatments don't help, you can consider following procedures:
  • Cortisone injections.
  • Lubrication injections.
  • Realigning bones.
  • Joint replacement.
Consult your doctor to find out the best treatment option for you.   Keywords: best treatment osteoarthritis; osteoarthritis best treatment.