Osteoarthritis: a review of treatment options.

  title={Osteoarthritis: a review of treatment options.},
  author={Sheila M Seed and Kaelen C Dunican and Ann M. Lynch},
  volume={64 10},
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and the leading cause of disability in the United States, especially among older adults. Treatment options have primarily focused on alleviating the pain often associated with this condition. Acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are often employed for relief of mild-to moderate pain associated with OA. NSAIDs are typically more effective than acetaminophen; however, because of adverse effects associated with… CONTINUE READING

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