Arthritis can be a very painful and debilitating condition to contend with. With over 100 different types of arthritis, it can be difficult to even know what your specific condition is. You may be dealing with a lot of pain and uncertainty. Despite all of this, there are many things you can do to help effectively manage your arthritis.
We cover every aspect of managing your arthritis. We begin with discussing the major types of arthritis as well as arthritic and rheumatic conditions. This can help you get a better grasp on the process you need to undergo in order to get a proper diagnosis and realize the complexity of your condition. The key take away here is that you must be patient and realize that both diagnosis and treatment are long term processes.
We then go over the diagnosis process in more detail so that you know what to expect at this stage of the process.
From there, we move into starting your arthritis treatment and some of the major arthritis medications that are available. We also go over various other treatment options, including alternative and complementary arthritis methods. Once you get through these sections of the guide, you should feel encouraged over how many options are available to you.
We then cover some lifestyle changes you can make to help better manage your arthritis. These include exercise, diet, joint management and pain management. These are all critical aspects of your overall arthritis treatment plan. There are many actions you can take and habits you can develop which can greatly impact on your quality of life and help to get your arthritis under control.