Living with Arthritis: Questions for Your Doctor

Here are a few sample questions about managing arthritis that you might ask your doctor. Print and take this list with you to your next doctor visit.

❏ What’s an appropriate exercise program for me? Are there activities I should try or avoid?

❏ Would losing weight benefit me? If so, what weight-loss steps would you recommend?

❏ Should I try over-the-counter remedies to relieve my pain? What are the side effects of the medicines or products you’re suggesting?

❏ Would heat or cold therapy be helpful for me?

Add your own questions or notes:

The information provided here is for general informational purposes only and not intended to be nor should be construed as medical or other advice. You should consult your own doctor and/or an appropriate professional to determine what may be right for you. Treatment options mentioned may not be covered by your benefit plan. Check your plan for specific coverage details.