Arthritis of the Hand: Part 3

  Treatment Options Medications Splinting Injection Surgery Exercise Medications Medications are widely used in the treatment of all arthritic conditions. However they cannot restore the joint damage, just alleviate the symptoms. Commonly, anti inflammatory drugs are prescribed. This stops swelling and pain. Glucosamine and Chondroitin are widely used for arthritis. They are basically the building […]

Electrical Stimulation for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Improving quadriceps strength is a big factor in reducing the pain of osteoarthritis in the knee. Strong muscles around the joint will stabilize the joint and take pressure off the cartilage. Exercise has been shown to improve the symptoms, severity and functionality associated with osteoarthritis of the knee. However in SOME cases the exercise may […]