Arthritis Treatments

Arthritis treatment primarily aims to alleviate pain, reduce joint inflammation, and improve mobility, ensuring a better quality of life for those affected. Depending on the type and severity of arthritis, treatment options can vary from over-the-counter pain relievers and anti-inflammatory drugs to physical therapy, dietary changes, and even surgical interventions in advanced cases. Recent advancements also explore the potential of biologics and disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) for certain forms of arthritis. Complementary therapies, like acupuncture and massage, can also offer additional relief for some patients. Regular consultation with a rheumatologist or physician is essential to tailor an effective treatment plan.

AAF Top 3 Supplements for Arthritis

AAF Top 3 Supplements for Arthritis

Discover the top 3 supplements for arthritis relief: Omega-3s, Glucosamine & Chondroitin, and Turmeric. Dive into how they may ease your pain! ...more

Arthritis ,diet &Treatment

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Discovering Nature's Solutions for Arthritis Discomfort

Discovering Nature's Solutions for Arthritis Discomfort

Helping your child grasp the complexities of Juvenile Arthritis can be challenging. Read our guide for strategies and insights on effectively communicating about the condition, ensuring they feel supp... ...more

Treatment

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Getting Active with Arthritis: The Role of Physical Therapy

Getting Active with Arthritis: The Role of Physical Therapy

Arthritis doesn't have to be a roadblock to an active lifestyle. Check our guide on how physical therapy can be a game-changer, offering personalized strategies and exercises to help you move more fre... ...more

Treatment

September 16, 20232 min read

Embracing a Holistic Approach to Arthritis Care

Embracing a Holistic Approach to Arthritis Care

Dive into the world of holistic arthritis care where it's not just about treating symptoms, but about nurturing the whole person. From dietary changes and exercise to mindfulness practices ...more

Treatment

September 12, 20232 min read

The Connection Between Arthritis and Heart Health: Risk Factors and Prevention

The Connection Between Arthritis and Heart Health: Risk Factors and Prevention

Discover the link between arthritis and heart health. Learn about risk factors and prevention strategies for a healthier future. #Arthritis #HeartHealth #Prevention ...more

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Exploring Choices for Your Joint Surgery Journey

Exploring Choices for Your Joint Surgery Journey

Embarking on the path to joint surgery can be overwhelming, but understanding your options can make all the difference. Look into our comprehensive guide on the various surgical procedures available, ... ...more

Treatment

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Understanding Arthritis Through the Numbers

60 million

Close to 60 million adults have been professionally diagnosed with arthritis.

1in 4

One out of every four adults is affected by some form of arthritis.

300,000

A remarkable 300,000 young ones are living with juvenile arthritis.

100+

There are more than 100 conditions related to arthritis

Promoting Interventions That Reduce Arthritis Pain

American Arthritis Foundation recognizes several proven approaches to reduce arthritis symptoms:

  • Be active. Physical activity—such as walking, bicycling, and swimming—decreases arthritis pain and improves function, mood, and quality of life. Adults with arthritis should move more and sit less throughout the day. Getting at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity each week is recommended.

  • Protect your joints. People can help prevent osteoarthritis by avoiding activities that are more likely to cause joint injuries.

  • Talk with a doctor. Recommendations from health care providers can motivate people to be physically active and join a self-management education program. Should your arthritis be interfering with your activities of daily living you may be a candidate to receive many new treatments, and learn how to reverse the arthritis condition.

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