Arthritis Treatment

There’s a lot to consider in coming up with the most effective treatment plan possible.

Arthritis by the Numbers

1.28 million

1.28 million Annual projected total knee replacements in U.S. by 2030


8%-11% Black Americans receiving total joint replacement


80-86% non-Hispanic whites receiving total joint replacement


65.9 Mean age for total knee replacement surgery

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Arthritis Self-Management

Follow these eight self-management habits to help you take control of your arthritis.
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Drug Guide

Learn about drug classes and specific medications used to treat various forms of arthritis and its symptoms.
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Biologics & Biosimilars

If you take a biologic or unbranded biologic medication, you should understand what they are and how new biosimilar drugs compare.
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Understanding Drug Side Effects and Risks

Arthritis medicines come with risks of side effects. Learn to weigh those risks against the benefits of the treatment.
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Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast

Arthritis & Joint Surgery

Having arthritis means you may have to decide to have surgery at some point. Learn ways to manage pain if you’re not ready yet, and what to consider when you are preparing for surgery.

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Arthritis & Joint Surgery

"There's a whole stepwise conservative approach that you should take before you jump into that final procedure. That's what you do when nothing else is working any more."

Dr. Alan Beyer, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Hoag Orthopedic Institute
Pain Relief Solutions

Pain Relief Solutions

Learn about pain relief strategies for arthritis, including scientifically-backed methods to try and which to possibly avoid.

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“The most effective currently available treatments [for osteoarthritis] are not medicines. They are activities and lifestyle changes and movements. And those things are helpful for osteoarthritis and other musculoskeletal pain.”

Amanda Nelson, MD, UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center
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Our team of a licensed, clinical social worker and trained staff understand arthritis and are here to help you. Also available in Spanish and other languages.

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When you live with arthritis, it can feel isolating, but you're not alone. Meet other people like you who can help provide support and share solutions that work for them.

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Your Insurance Coverage

Our powerful resource will help you better understand health insurance options, choose the right coverage for arthritis treatments and explore financial assistance.

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