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The main treatment is nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS). These are anti-inflammatory drugs that can also relieve soreness,pain and stiffness.Low dose corticosteroids like prednisolone may be required.Also medications like Glucosamine and Chondroitin may be prescribed. The goal of treatment is relief of discomfort and stiffness.Physical activity is important to maintain bone and muscle strength.Exercise can reduce the pain and improve your overall sense of well-being.
Eat healthy & nurtrious.Take nutrious diet containing good amount of iron,calcium, magnesium,multivitamins. Bone building supplements such as vitamin D & calcium should be taken.Take 1200 mg of calcium & 800IU of vitamin D daily.If you are are overweight,then reduce your weight. Physical therapy,oil massage & steam therapy may help.For type of exercise,read here:
So I advice you to make an appointment with your ortho doctor.Till than take tab. Ibuprofen 400 mg thrice a day. It will provide you great relief & is availaible as OTC without prescription.Please feel free to ask if you have any other question.
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