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It is important to know and understand your arthritis treatment options. You and your doctor should weigh the benefits and risks before deciding on the best treatment regimen for you. Keep up with arthritis research, too, so you are aware of treatments in development.
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  2. A - Z: Arthritis Medication
  3. A - Z: Arthritis Research (223)
  4. A - Z: Arthritis Surgery (223)
  5. A - Z: Natural Treatments
  6. A to Z: Arthritis Drugs
  7. A to Z: Arthritis Research
  8. A to Z: Natural Treatments
  9. Antibiotic Treatment (14)
  10. B-Cell Depletion Therapy (14)
  11. Chiropractic Treatments
  12. Clinical Trials
  13. Dealing With Needlephobia
  14. Flu Prevention Measures
  15. Injections: Corticosteroids (32)
  16. Injections: Euflexxa
  17. Injections: Hyalgan
  18. Injections: Orthovisc
  19. Injections: Supartz
  20. Injections: Synvisc
  21. Joint Fluid Therapy
  22. Joint Replacement Surgery
  23. Joint Surgery Basics
  24. Occupational Therapy
  25. Physical Therapy
  26. Prosorba Column (Apheresis) (6)
  27. Research: Autoimmune
  28. Research: Genetics
  29. Research: Pain
  30. Research: Stem Cell
  31. Sports Injury and Arthritis
  32. Treat Pets With Arthritis
  33. Viscosupplementation (113)

10 Reasons You May Have Inadequate Relief From Arthritis Pain
Here are 10 reasons why you may not have satisfactory results from arthritis treatment.

How to Manage Arthritis Flares
Arthritis flares are periods of increased pain and fatigue. Be prepared and know what to do when a flare occurs.

Arthritis Treatment - What You Should Expect
Patients often are confused by the goals of arthritis treatment. What should you expect from your treatment?

Arthritis Treatment Options
There are many treatment options for arthritis. Medications are most popular, but some patients look for alternative treatments.

Arthritis Drugs - What Are My Options?
Individual response to a specific medication can vary. Learn more about your arthritis drug options.

20 Tips To Help You Prepare For Surgery
If an arthritis patient can go into joint replacement surgery with a sense of preparedness and peace of mind, the chance of a successful outcome increases. Here are 20 tips to help you get ready.

Antibiotic Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis
The proposed theory of mycoplasma as the cause of rheumatoid arthritis led to the antibiotic treatment.

Arthritis - Combination Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld offers information about what's the latest arthritis treatment, including the benefit of combination therapy.

B-Cell Depletion Triggers Rheumatoid Arthritis Remission
Researchers from University College in London have presented findings from an experimental new rheumatoid arthritis treatment involving B-lymphocyte depletion.

B-Cell Depletion:Wading Through The Hype
Were the recent reports which hyped B-lymphocyte depletion therapy as a potential cure for rheumatoid arthritis accurate or were the reports irresponsible journalism?

B-Cell: Is Progress Being Made?
News of exciting research developments and a potential cure for rheumatoid arthritis was splashed everywhere last November. There has been an eerie silence about it ever since.

Clinical Trials - Why Volunteer?
"Clinical trial" is the scientific term for a test or study of a drug or medical device in people. These tests are done to see if the drug or device is safe and effective for people to use.

What Is DHEA?
A brief explanation and fast facts about DHEA dehydroepiandrosterone).

Help Your Arthritis Treatment Work
You can help your treatment work. Arthritis can strike at any age. It hurts the joints, where two bones meet. It damages the joints and makes them stiff and painful. Correct treatment can ease the pain and help prevent more damage.

How Do You Weigh The Benefits and Risks of Arthritis Treatment?
Before starting a new arthritis treatment, you are advised to weigh the benefits versus risks. It's common sense what that means, but how do you do it? How can a patient weigh the benefits versus the risks of treatment?

What Is Hyalgan?
Several substances may be used with a pain-relieving technique known as viscosupplementation. Hyalgan is one of the substances.

What Is Orthovisc?
Orthovisc is one of the options for treatment of knee osteoarthritis.

Pain and Pain Research - An Overview of Pain and Pain Research
An overview of pain and pain research.

Placebo Effect - The Healing Power of Placebos
Research has confirmed that a fake treatment, made from an inactive substance, can have a "placebo effect". It's not unusual for one-third of patients to feel better in response to treatment with placebo.

What Is the Placebo Effect?
Placebo is often used in clinical trials. What is the placebo effect?

Prosorba Column - Who is a good candidate for the Prosorba Column?
Prosorba column is a possible treatment for rheumatoid arthritis if all conventional treatments have failed.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatments Do Not Increase Breast Cancer Risk
Research shows no evidence to date that rheumatoid arthritis treatments, particularly the newest medications, increases the risk of breast cancer.

Rituxan: Showing Promise For Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rituxan, a drug used to target B-cells, is showing promise as a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.

Stem Cell Research - About Adult and Embryonic Stem Cell Research
Stem cell research could lead to possible cures for many serious diseases and conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and scleroderma. Before you can support or oppose stem cell research, you must fully understand the terminology, the potential, and consequences. Our 2-page feature helps you better understand stem cell research.

Synvisc - What is Synvisc and is it only used for the knee?
An explanation of Synvisc and viscosupplementation.

Synvisc Injections May Delay Knee Surgery
Synvisc appears effective against pain in some patients with osteoarthritis of the knees and may delay the need for replacement surgery.

Too Young For Joint Replacement?
In the case of younger arthritis patients the benefits and risks of surgery must be carefully deliberated.

Types of Joint Surgery - Test Your Knowledge
There are several types of joint surgery. It's important to understand the terminology in case your doctor ever presents surgery as a treatment option for you. Do you know the various types of joint surgery? Take Types of Joint Surgery - Test Your Knowledge.

Viscosupplementation - What is Viscosupplementation?
A brief explanation and fast facts about viscosupplementation.

When Are Pain Medications Appropriate for Arthritis Patients?
Are pain medications appropriate for treating arthritis?

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