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How are inflammatory joint diseases treated?

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There are a number of treatment options for inflammatory joint diseases, including medications, rest, exercise, and surgery to correct joint damage. The type of treatment prescribed will depend on several factors, including the type of disease, the person's age, the type of medications he or she is taking, overall health, medical history, and severity of symptoms.

From: Inflammation and Arthritis WebMD Medical Reference

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Arthritis Foundation.

Reviewed by David Zelman on November 04, 2018

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Arthritis Foundation.

Reviewed by David Zelman on November 04, 2018

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