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Last Updated on Jul 28, 2021
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Glossary

Idiopathic - Unknown cause

Hyper-Thyroidism - Over secretion of Thyroxin hormone from Thyroid glands

Obesity - Over weight

Occupational Strain - Discomfort arising from occupation

Crepitus - Abnormal sound heard on movement of a joint

Osteophyte - Abnormal bony outgrowths in the surface of osteoarthritic joint
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NSAIDs - Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory drugs prescribed to resolve inflammation

Hydrocortisone - Steroid injection injected into joints

Replacement Arthroplasty - Surgical method of removing and replacing a joint or bone

Osteotomy - surgical method of cutting and removing affected bone

Short Wave Diathermy - Short wave diathermy is a device used in physiotherapy, where the heat obtained from short wave diathermic current is used to relieve pain and muscle tension

Wax Bath - Wax bath uses paraffin wax to relieve joint pain and stiffness in physiotherapy

Splint - Splints are devices, which supports and maintains the structures in corrected position.

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CHAITANYAchakravarthi

can any one post the drugs in pipeline for the oesteoarthritis

SARFARAZ.MODI

static quadriceps
strengthening exercises for quadriceps and hamstrings.
hot modalities

narinderksingh

my wife has osteoarthritis. where she can get best treatment

SARFARAZ.MODI

tell her to approach a good physiotherapist.

anirudhsharma04

dear sir's
my name is anirudh sharma. my mother has arthritis. what is the treatment of arthritis

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If the xray shows that the bones are rubbing on each other then a joint replacement is the only option!

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