For Health Professionals

Treatments & Medications

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NATURAL THERAPIES (50\) (Formerly called Complementary Therapies)

Learn about supplements, massages and other alternative treatments for your arthritis. 20 Pages. Lot of 50.

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CORTICOSTEROIDS (50\)

An explanation of this class of steroids, plus commonly used corticosteroids; their use for arthritis; risks and tips on avoiding side effects. 12 pages. Lot of 50.

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DMARDS (50\)

Fact-filled brochure on how DMARDs & biologics work, when to use them, what they do and potential side effects. Lot of 50.

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GLUCOSAMINE AND CHONDROITIN SULFATE (50\)

Copies of this brochure are no longer available. For information about glucosamine and chondroitin, please visit www.arthritis.org/supplementguide.

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HEAT AND COLD THERAPY (50\)

Copies of this brochure are no longer available. For information about heat and cold therapy, please visit www.arthritis.org/therapies.

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HYALURONIC ACID THERAPY (50\)

Copies of this brochure are no longer available. For information about hyaluronic acid therapy, please visit www.arthritis.org/kneeinjection.

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LABORATORY TESTS (50\)

Copies of this brochure are no longer available. For information about laboratory tests, please visit www.arthritis.org/labtest.

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NSAIDS (50\)

A quick overview to non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), including aspirin and COX-2 inhibitors. Learn which NSAID is right for you as well as possible side effects. Lot of 50.

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SURGERY AND ARTHRITIS :WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (50\)

An overview of joint surgery, including the risks and benefits, how to prepare for surgery and questions to ask your doctor beforehand. Includes surgery pros and cons, questions to ask your doctor, costs, the structure of joints, types of surgery, joints that benefit from surgery, preparations, and follow up care. 24 pages.  Lot of 50.