Arthritis Treatment Options
Alternative treatments for arthritis, including “natural” remedies such as supplements, can help some people with their arthritis symptoms. Caution is important, however, to avoid quack cures and ensure no harmful interactions with other arthritis treatments a patient may be utilizing.
Doctors with specialties benefiting people with a type of arthritis include rheumatologists, physiatrist, and orthopedic surgeons along with other specialists to diagnose or treat joint problems.
Exercise is used to keep the joint structures sturdy and can slow the rate of deterioration. Physical therapy is used to rehabilitate a joint or joints after an injection or surgery procedure.