Osteoarthritis is a chronic (long-term) disease. There is no cure, but treatments are available to manage symptoms. Long-term management of the disease will include several factors:
Managing symptoms, such as pain, stiffness and swelling Improving joint mobility and flexibility Maintaining a healthy weight Getting enough of exercise
What is the best medicine for arthritis?
According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are the most popular drugs for treating arthritis pain. NSAIDs include ibuprofen (Motrin), naproxen (Alleve, Naprosyn), and aspirin etc