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Orthotics for osteoarthritis
Orthotics for osteoarthritis

Orthotics are aimed at immobilising, supporting or partially correcting the movement of a joint, depending on the model used...

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My osteoarthristis, my prosthesis and me

Michel, age 53, suffers from degenerative osteoarthritis of the hip. He was put a prosthesis of the hip which has him allowed to find...

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 Lifestyle changes
Lifestyle changes

Regular exercise and a healthy lifestyle are the first steps for managing osteoarthritic disease. Exercise is very important for you to avoid losing...

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United against osteoarthritis

What could be more normal that an outdoor exercise session with a coach for osteoarthritis patients? Except that this is no ordinary session...

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Why is osteoarthritis painful?
Why is osteoarthritis painful?

Pain is the main symptom of osteoarthritis an d is the main target of current treatments, medicated or not. To feel the sensation of pain, our...

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Osteoarthritis: Corticosteroid infiltrations
Corticosteroid injections may be prescribed for osteoarthritis when anti-inflammatory treatments and analgesics have not succeeded in relieving a congestive flare-up.

 

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Mechanisms involved in osteoporosis

Mechanisms involved in osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease that affects the bones and not the joints as in osteoarthritis. It consists in an accelerated loss of...

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Evolution of osteoarthritis

How does osteoarthritis evolve?

It is likely that in the early stages, damage to the cartilage might be completely reversible, thanks to the healing capacities of the lesions,...

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risk factors for osteoarthritis

Are there risk factors for osteoarthritis?

Certain situations or risk behaviours can precipitate the onset and/or worsening of osteoarthritis. It is important to know them because it is...

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Can osteoarthritis be prevented?

Can osteoarthritis be prevented?

Osteoarthritis is a chronic, slowly evolving disease leading to pain and sometimes to functional impairment and disablement. It can have a strong...

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Osteoarthritis and women

Osteoarthritis and women

In women, osteoarthritis has some specificities that it is important to be familiar with even if only to avoid certain behavioural risk...

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Osteoarthritis and surgery

Osteoarthritis and surgery

Find all the information about the preventive and curative surgery for osteoarthritis. When a prostesis is indicated or not, congenital dislocation of the hip...

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