Thursday, April 24, 2014

Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers

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Osteoarthritis pain relief is one of the first lines of treatment of the condition.  Treatment can start with over-the-counter pain relievers, such as Advil or Tylenol.  Some companies also market pain relievers which are specifically made for arthritis pain relief.  These over-the-counter medications are for more mild cases, where patients should still consult a doctor to create a lifestyle change in order to stop the progression of the disease.

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There are multiple ways of approaching the management of patients with moderate to severe osteoarthritis, and this discussion will focus on a combination of behavioral change, medication and lifestyle, all of which affect disease. Osteoarthritis rarely occurs in the absence of other medical conditions; it appears frequently in combination with…

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