Sunday, January 18, 2009

Medications and treatments for Arthritis

Arthritis affects nearly 42 million Americans and it is estimated that there are millions more that are living with the disease, but have not been diagnosed. It is estimated that nearly everyone in America will have some form of the disease by age 70.

The following article is a very informative and educational article about arthritis, including statistics on the disease, accompanied by the astounding fact that nearly 3 million children have some form of arthritis. The article discusses the different types of arthritis, but focuses in on the most common form of the disease, osteoarthritis.

This article also overviews the various medications and treatments that can be used to help the disease, including non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, physical and occupational therapies, as well as surgery to repair or replace injured joints. Read this article to find out all the most important information on arthritis, and find tips on how to live a healthy, productive and enjoyable life regardless of the disease.

Living with your arthritic joints

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