OSTEO - Loss of flexibility . You may not be able to move...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 7/22/11 OSTEO/ ARTHR / ITIS 101
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7/22/11 All About… Osteoarthritis , sometimes called degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis. Osteoarthritis occurs when cartilage in your joints wears down over time
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7/22/11 While osteoarthritis can affect any joint in your body, the disorder most commonly affects joints in your: Hands Hips Knees Neck Lower back
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7/22/11 Pain. Your joint may hurt during or after movement. Tenderness. Your joint may feel tender when you apply light pressure to it. Stiffness . J oint stiffness may be most noticeable when you wake up in the morning or after a period of inactivity.
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Unformatted text preview: Loss of flexibility . You may not be able to move your joint through its full range of motion. Grating sensation . You may hear or feel a grating sensation when you use the joint. SIGNS & SYMPTOMS 7/22/11 RISK FACTORS Older age Sex Bone deformities Joint injuries Obesity Certain occupations 7/22/11 TREATMENT OPTIONS MOVEMENT: Exercise regularly with Low-impact Movements MUSCLES: Strengthen Muscles that support the joints MINDSET: Maintain a positive mental attitude 7/22/11 Treatment Options Acetaminophen NSAIDS COX-2 Inhibitors Viscosupplementation Surgery 7/22/11 Content Provided by:...
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This note was uploaded on 07/22/2011 for the course PTA 1001 taught by Professor Rice during the Spring '11 term at South University Online.

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