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  1. Osteoarthritis Covers the causes and symptoms of osteoarthritis. Covers possible treatments with over-the-counter pain medicines and prescription medicines. Includes info on home treatment for joint pain, including using heat or ice, staying at a healthy weight, and exercise.
  2. Exercise and Osteoarthritis
  3. Capsaicin for Osteoarthritis
  4. Acetaminophen for Osteoarthritis Covers acetaminophen to treat osteoarthritis. Lists generic and brand names such as Tylenol. Looks at why they are used and how well they work. Includes possible side effects, which are rare.
  5. Osteotomy for Osteoarthritis Covers surgery (osteotomy) to remove a wedge of bone near a damaged joint. Looks at why it is done and what to expect after surgery. Covers physical therapy. Includes info on how well it works and the risks of surgery.
  6. Coping With Osteoarthritis
  7. Classification of Osteoarthritis
  8. Complications of Osteoarthritis
  9. Nonprescription Medicines for Osteoarthritis
  10. Osteoarthritis: Exercising With Arthritis Covers exercises that are helpful for a person with osteoarthritis. Includes aerobic, strength, and flexibility exercises, and tips to motivate yourself. Includes things to avoid. Looks at why it is important to exercise and gives tips on how to exercise.
  11. Comparing Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis
  12. Knee Arthritis: What Is Osteoarthritis? Learn what knee osteoarthritis is and what may cause it.
  13. Small Joint Surgery for Osteoarthritis
  14. Osteoarthritis: Heat and Cold Therapy
  15. Physical Exam and History for Osteoarthritis Covers questions your doctor may ask about your past health and symptoms in an exam for osteoarthritis. Includes info on how your doctor will look at, feel, and move each joint to check for joint pain and stiffness. Looks at possible results.
  16. Corticosteroids (Intra-Articular) for Osteoarthritis Covers corticosteroids injected into the joint space of arthritic joints. Lists generic and brand names such as betamethasone acetate (Celestone) and methylprednisolone acetate (Depo-Medrol). Looks at how well they work and side effects.
  17. Opiate Pain Relievers for Osteoarthritis Covers opioid drugs to treat osteoarthritis. Lists generic and brand names such as hydrocodone (Vicodin) and oxycodone (OxyContin). Looks at why they are used and how well they work. Includes possible side effects and a warning against stopping use abruptly.
  18. Knee Arthritis: What Can I Expect? Learn how osteoarthritis usually begins, and listen to stories of how it can progress differently in different people.
  19. Arthritis: Should I Have Knee Replacement Surgery? Guides through decision to have knee replacement surgery for osteoarthritis. Describes other surgeries and treatment options used to decrease osteoarthritis pain. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  20. Arthritis: Should I Have Shoulder Replacement Surgery? Guides through decision to have shoulder replacement surgery. Discusses what happens in shoulder replacement and what to expect after surgery. Also covers other treatments that you might try to manage osteoarthritis. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  21. Arthritis: Making Everyday Activities Easier Get ideas about tools and changes to your home that can simplify your daily life.
  22. Exercising Safely With Arthritis Learn how activity can help reduce joint pain and how to exercise safely when you have arthritis.
  23. Hot and Cold Therapy for Arthritis Learn how to use heat and ice to treat pain from arthritis.
  24. Quick Tips: Exercising Safely With Arthritis
  25. Arm Problems, Noninjury Covers problems like swelling or arm pain caused by overuse, arthritis, and hormone changes. Links to info on bursitis and osteoarthritis. Includes tool to help you decide when to call a doctor. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  26. Degenerative Disc Disease Covers causes and symptoms of changes in your spinal discs as you age. Includes changes that can result in back or neck pain, osteoarthritis, herniated disc, and spinal stenosis. Looks at treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
  27. Physical Therapy for Knee Arthritis
  28. Deciding About Hip Replacement Surgery Learn the pros and cons of having a hip replacement.
  29. Hip Replacement Surgery: How Others Decided Hear what other people thought about as they decided whether to have hip replacement surgery.
  30. Arthritis: Should I Have Hip Replacement Surgery? Guides through decision to have hip replacement surgery. Discusses what happens in hip replacement and what to expect after surgery. Offers interactive tool to help you decide.
  31. Total Hip Replacement Surgery Covers surgery to replace ends of both bones in a damaged joint to create new joint surfaces. Includes slideshow on hip replacement. Looks at why it is done and how well it works. Discusses what to expect after surgery and living with a hip replacement.
  32. Hip Replacement Surgery Learn what to expect during hip replacement surgery and how it can ease the pain of arthritis.
  33. Partial Hip Replacement Covers surgery to replace the ball, but not the socket, of the hip joint. Looks at why it is done and how well it works. Discusses what to expect after surgery and living with a hip replacement.
  34. Steve's Story: Coping With Arthritis
  35. Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty
  36. Bones, Joints, and Muscles Has info on finger, hand, and wrist problems as well as shoulder injuries. Also has info on osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia with links to low back pain exercises and info on tennis elbow surgery.
  37. Complementary Medicine for Arthritis
  38. Paraffin Wax for Arthritis
  39. Bev's Story: Coping With Arthritis
  40. Knee Replacement Surgery Covers surgery to replace the ends of bones in a damaged joint. Includes slideshow on knee replacement. Looks at why surgery is done, risks, and how well it works. Discusses what to expect after surgery and living with a knee replacement.
  41. Knee Arthritis: Nonsurgical Treatments Learn about different treatments for knee arthritis other than surgery.
  42. Knee Arthritis: Treatments Learn about the different treatment options for knee arthritis, and hear stories of what others have tried.
  43. Knee Replacement Surgery Learn what to expect during knee replacement surgery and how it can ease the pain of arthritis.
  44. Quick Tips: Modifying Your Home and Work Area When You Have Arthritis
  45. Deciding About Knee Replacement Surgery Learn the pros and cons of having a knee replacement.
  46. Knee Replacement Surgery: How Others Decided Hear what other people thought about as they decided whether to have knee replacement surgery.
  47. Knee Replacement Surgery: Pros and Cons Learn about the pros and cons of having knee replacement surgery.
  48. Arthritis: Shots for Knee Pain
  49. Shoulder Replacement Surgery Learn about shoulder replacement surgery.
  50. Shoulder Replacement Surgery Covers shoulder surgery to replace the ends of bones in a damaged joint. Includes what to expect after surgery, continued recovery, and living with a shoulder replacement. Looks at why it is done, how well it works, and the risks of surgery.
  51. Knee Arthroscopy Learn how knee arthroscopy is done and what to expect after surgery.
  52. Hip Problems, Age 12 and Older
  53. Shoulder Problems and Injuries
  54. Knee Arthritis: What Is Knee Replacement Surgery? Learn how cartilage is replaced by implants in knee replacement surgery.

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