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Various treatments that are not under the standard medical prescription arena.
Regular exercise helps keep muscles strong and control joint pain and swelling.
Non-surgical treatments for arthritis include injections into the painful joint.
Joint aspiration, also known as arthrocentesis, is a procedure where a needle and syringe are used to remove fluid from a joint.
Some people find relief and effective management with over-the-counter medications, while others may need doctor-prescribed options such as opioid medications.
Most types of arthritis surgery are only considered after a concerted effort at non-surgical treatment has been undertaken.
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