The patient was advised in pain management in arthritis applying heat or cold to a painful joint for temporary relief avoiding temperatures extremes. The patient was recommended to maintain a regular exercise program that provides stretching and joint mobility. The patient was encouraged to coordinate pain medication with activities. The patient was recommended to use assistive and/or protective devices, as needed, to support affected joints. The patient was advised in the importance of maintaining a safe home environment to prevent falls (removal of small rugs, handrails in showers, tubs, or toilets etc. The patient was encouraged that eating well-balanced diet.