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A number of different studies are looking at the effects of alternative treatment for osteoarthritis. Some alternative treatments include:
 

Potential Benefits of Participating in Osteoarthritis Research

People who join osteoarthritis research studies may be among the first to benefit if a new approach is effective. And even if people in a clinical trial do not benefit directly, they still make an important contribution by helping doctors learn more about osteoarthritis and how to control it. Although clinical trials may pose some risks, researchers do all they can to protect participants. If you are interested in research trials that may benefit you, talk with your healthcare provider.
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