Osteoarthritis of the knee may cause limited mobility and difficulty performing daily tasks. To help people understand the available treatment options and determine which treatment is best for them, the Foundation has developed a Shared Decision-Making® program called Treatment Choices for Knee Osteoarthritis.
Posted in Orthopedic Programs
Tagged acetaminophen, arthroscopy, chondroitin, corticosteroids, exercise therapy, glucosamine, hyaluronic acid, knee arthritis, knee replacement, NSAIDs, osteoarthritis, osteotomy, physical therapy, Shared Decision-Making® programs
Chronic low back pain can limit one's ability to perform normal daily activities at home and at work, and may cause or exacerbate stress, depression and/or other health concerns. To help individuals understand low back pain and develop an individual recovery plan, the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation has developed a Shared Decision-Making® program called Chronic Low Back Pain: Managing Your Pain and Your Life.
Posted in Back Care Programs, Chronic Condition Programs, Orthopedic Programs
Tagged alternative therapy, back pain, back surgery, chronic low back pain, complementary therapy, lower back pain, pain relievers, physical therapy, Shared Decision-Making® programs, spinal fusion