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Causes of Osteoarthritis

Last Updated on Jul 28, 2021
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Causes of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is usually caused by the wear and tear of joint structures due to old age.

The cause of osteoarthritis is often unknown. It is usually a result of the wear and tear of joint structures due to old age. Other causes of osteoarthritis include:

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  • Injury in and around the joints
  • Infection from an open wound extending to a joint
  • Weakness of muscles around a joint
  • Occupational strain (E.g. Knees are at risk for a miner)
  • Exertion of the joints due to strenuous exercises For example - weight lifting
  • Obesity (Responsible for more load on the joints)
  • Deformities like bow - legs and unequal length of legs
  • Hereditary causes (runs in the family)

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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

guest

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

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