Answers to Common Arthritis Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about arthritis.

What are the treatments for arthritis?

Dr. Michael Raab discusses treatment options for arthritis. Click play to watch the video or read the transcript.


Medication, therapy and surgery are common ways to treat arthritis, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsOff Site Icon.

Prescription drugs, supplements or cortisone injections are medicinal methods of treating arthritis, according to the Arthritis Foundation in a new window with off-site icon and 3rd party content disclaimer]. Exercise and physical therapy are also effective ways to treat arthritis, and while joint surgery is an option, it is considered by most healthcare professionals as a last resort, according to the AF.

For more information about arthritis treatments, talk to your doctor.

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Source: Michael Raab, MD, Premier Orthopedics

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