Osteoarthritis - Causes - Diagnosis - Symptoms - Treatment
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- A - Z: Types of Arthritis
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- Osteoarthritis: Research
- Osteoarthritis: Symptoms (4)
- Osteoarthritis: Treatment (10)
Osteoarthritis - 10 Things You Should Know
Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. Learn 10 important facts about OA.
Osteoarthritis Screening Quiz
Osteoarthritis is also known as "wear-and-tear" arthritis. Osteoarthritis is typically seen as a primary disease in older people but can occur as a secondary condition in younger people. Injury, occupation, excess weight, and genetics are among the factors which cause the cartilage of a joint to wear away.
Osteoarthritis: Test Your Knowledge
Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. How is osteoarthritis diagnosed and treated? How much do you know about osteoarthritis?
Facts About Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. Learn the basic facts.
Complete resource about osteoarthritis.
What is Degenerative Arthritis?
Patients are often confused by the diagnosis of "degenerative arthritis". What happens during this process?
What Are Osteophytes?
Osteophytes are also commonly known as bone spurs. Osteophytes develop in deteriorating joints.
Quiz: Is it Rheumatoid Arthritis or Osteoarthritis?
Two of the most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). There are specific symptoms and distinguishing characteristics which determine the diagnosis and course of treatment. Do you know the difference?
Doxycycline May Slow Progression Of Osteoarthritis
Doxycycline may prevent progression of osteoarthritis, but more studies are needed.
Paget’s Disease of Bone Vs. Osteoarthritis
Paget’s disease of bone and osteoarthritis are completely different disorders that share some of the same symptoms. What are the differences and similarities between Paget’s disease of bone and osteoarthritis? How can Paget’s disease of bone cause osteoarthritis?
Electrical Stimulation Helps Knee OA
A study of the use of home-based neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) for the purpose of improving quadricep strength in older adults with knee osteoarthritis has produced promising results. The report in the July 2003 Journal of Rheumatology points to NMES as a alternative when medications, exercise, and surgery are not options.
Your Spouse Can Help Ease The Pain Of Knee Osteoarthritis
Study reveals two new approaches (with the aid of your spouse) can help improve the self-management of osteoarthritis pain.
Risedronate May Slow Joint Destruction In Knee Osteoarthritis
Risedronate brand name Actonel, a drug typically utilized to combat the effects of osteoporosis, may slow joint destruction and delay the need for joint replacement surgery in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Facts About Facet Arthropathy
Facet arthropathy is caused by facet joints becoming arthritic and painful.
Osteoarthritis - Degenerative Joint Disease - DJD
Osteoarthritis is a chronic disease causing deterioration of the joint cartilage (the softer parts of bones, which cushion their connections to each other) and the formation of new bone (bone spurs) at the margins of the joints. (Illustrations)
An In-Depth Report: Osteoarthritis
An in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis.
Hand Osteoarthritis - EULAR Treatment Guidelines
EULAR has issued recommendations and guidelines for the treatment of hand osteoarthritis.