People who cope best with OA are those who learn how to manage it. You know yourself best and are the best judge of what will work for you.
With any chronic condition like OA, there is no one thing that will cure it. But there are many things you can do to help you manage your joint health.
There’s no cure for OA, but there are many things you can do to manage your symptoms and feel and move better. You can:
If you’re ready to make a change that will help you manage your OA, start with 1 or 2 goals and break them down into smaller steps. Making changes can be hard if you try to make too many changes at once. Learn more about
how to make a change that lasts.
The best ways to manage OA involve the following:
Current as of: October 2, 2020
Author: Bone & Joint Health Strategic Clinical Network, AHS
This material is not a substitute for the advice of a qualified health professional. This material is intended for general information only and is provided on an "as is", "where is" basis. Although reasonable efforts were made to confirm the accuracy of the information, Alberta Health Services does not make any representation or warranty, express, implied or statutory, as to the accuracy, reliability, completeness, applicability or fitness for a particular purpose of such information. Alberta Health Services expressly disclaims all liability for the use of these materials, and for any claims, actions, demands or suits arising from such use.