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Medical Reference Related to Osteoarthritis

  1. Knee Replacement Surgery

    Joint replacement involves surgery to replace the ends of bones in a damaged joint.

  2. Osteoarthritis - Health Tools

    Tools to help you make decisions about hip replacement surgery.

  3. Osteoarthritis - Surgery

    Osteoarthritis surgery is reserved for people with severe osteoarthritis who do not get pain relief from medication, home treatment, or other treatments and who have significant loss of cartilage. Get the facts.

  4. Osteoarthritis - Symptoms

    Symptoms of osteoarthritis include: Pain, commonly in the hands, hips, knees, or feet, and sometimes in the spine. Pain usually is related to activity of the joint and is worse at the end of the day or after periods of activity.

  5. Osteoarthritis - When To Call a Doctor

    Many conditions can cause symptoms similar to osteoarthritis. In order to determine the cause of your symptoms, call your health professional if you experience: Sudden, unexplained swelling, warmth, or pain in any joint or joints. Joint pain associated wi

  6. Osteoarthritis - Other Treatment

    Learn about experimental medical therapies and complementary and alternative therapies that can relieve pain and improve joint function for people who have osteoarthritis.

  7. Osteoarthritis - Exams and Tests

    Doctors usually diagnose osteoarthritis by evaluating your symptoms and doing a physical exam. Sometimes your doctor will include other tests in the evaluation.

  8. Osteoarthritis - Prevention

    You can take steps to help prevent the development of osteoarthritis or to help prevent the progression of this condition.

  9. Osteoarthritis - Treatment Overview

    Although there is no cure for osteoarthritis, treatment can help you reduce your symptoms. The more you understand about osteoarthritis and what you can do to treat your pain and stay active, the less discomfort and disability you are likely to have. You

  10. Osteoarthritis - Cause

    Osteoarthritis results from chemical changes in the cartilage that cause it to break down faster than it can be produced. In most cases, experts don't know the cause of this cartilage breakdown.

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