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Osteoarthritis treatments

Although there is no cure for osteoarthritis, a number of treatments are available. The main aims of treatment are to:

Arthritis: aids and equipment to help

Having arthritis doesn’t necessarily mean you will be restricted in your day-to-day activities — there is a wide variety of

Rheumatoid arthritis: prescription medicines

If you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), prescription medicines will be an important part of your treatment plan. Although these medicines

Arthritis: how osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis affect joints

Arthritis – joint inflammation – is very common, and typically causes pain and stiffness in the affected joints. Osteoarthritis and

Osteoarthritis: over-the-counter treatments

There are a number of different treatment options available for osteoarthritis — a chronic (ongoing) condition that causes pain and

Gout: two-thirds of Australians don’t have ideal control

Two-thirds of Australians with gout have uric acid concentrations above the recommended levels and may not be being treated adequately,

Osteoarthritis: prescription medicines

If you suffer from osteoarthritis, then medicines to provide pain relief and reduce inflammation will likely form part of your

What to eat if you have rheumatoid arthritis

Dietary changes can help people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) but can’t replace medicines, otherwise known as DMARDs – Disease Modifying

Native plant gives hope in rheumatoid arthritis

Extracts of the Australian plant known as mountain pepper have a high antibiotic activity against bacteria that may be a trigger for rheumatoid

Paget’s disease of bone

Paget’s disease is a treatable condition that affects the bones, mainly in older people. Affected bones become enlarged, misshapen and

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