AHRQ--Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Advancing Excellence in Health Care

Muscle, Bone & Joint

Arthritis, broken hips, low bone density, and torn rotator cuffs are all health conditions that affect daily activities. Explore your treatment options for muscle, bone, and joint conditions.

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Treatment Options

The Treatment Options initiative from the Federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) provides short, unbiased treatment summaries for common health conditions. Get the facts you need to compare your treatment options, understand the benefits and risks, and prepare for your next medical appointment.