ChiroACCESS Clinical Review



Osteoarthritis: Therapy

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Lead Author(s): 

Dwain M. Daniel, D.C.

  

How this evidence was rated:

Strength of Recommendation Taxonomy (SORT)



Published on

February 28, 2007

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The osteoarthritic patient presents the physician with a wide variety of treatment options. Interventions ranging from avocado/soybean unsaponifiables to water based-exercise have been investigated with at least limited evidence to support their efficacy. Although none are curative, many appear to be able to reduce pain and disability as well as improve function associated with osteoarthritis (OA).

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