Osteoarthritis Types Overview

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Meniscal Tears and Osteoarthritis

Meniscal tears often occur during athletic activities. Learn how are they diagnosed and treated and what association they have with knee osteoarthritis. Meniscal tears are common knee injuries. Most often, you hear about athletes who experience...

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MAKOplasty for Knee Reconstruction

Learn about MAKOplasty, a robotic and computer navigation-assisted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. In order to talk about MAKOplasty we first have to talk about unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA or ‘uni’ for short). That may be an...

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Is Kneeling Possible After Knee Replacement?

Most patients can kneel, but many are afraid to do so because they fear it may harm the prosthesis. Learn more. The kneeling position is essential to many daily living activities and is required in certain occupations like carpet laying, painting,...

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Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee osteoarthritis is the most common form of osteoarthritis. Managing the disease helps to preserve range of motion, mobility, and joint function.

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Euflexxa Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis

Learn about the procedure and side effects of Euflexxa, an injectable drug containing hyaluronan used to treat knee pain caused by osteoarthritis. Euflexxa is an injectable medication used to treat knee pain in people with osteoarthritis...

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An Overview of Finger Osteoarthritis

Finger osteoarthritis can be painful and disabling. Treatments include medications, therapy, and surgery. Learn more. Osteoarthritis can strike joints in any part of the body. The fingers and hands are commonly affected, often causing limitations in...

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Severe Osteoarthritis Symptoms and Treatment

Osteoarthritis symptoms can range from mild to severe, and severe osteoarthritis can have disabling consequences. Learn more. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis affecting the joints. Osteoarthritis symptoms can range from mild...

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Non-Surgical Treatments for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

There are alternatives to surgery for treating knee osteoarthritis. Learn how the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) rates 18 of them. Osteoarthritis of the knee can trip you up, literally and figuratively, and so can deciding on a...

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When Your Knee Gives Out

Osteoarthritis may prompt your knee to give out, but other causes such as injury and nerve damage must also be considered. The sensation of knee instability or weak knees, which many describe as the knee "giving out," may occur suddenly or develop...

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Overview of Elbow Osteoarthritis

Learn about elbow osteoarthritis. Stiffness, swelling, and pain are typical symptoms associated with this elbow disease. Osteoarthritis can affect joints in any part of the body, including the elbow. Early diagnosis and treatment help people with...

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