Top contents on osteoarthritis
How does osteoarthritis evolve
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, especially in the very young.

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 impact on your quality of life, be it your professional, social or family life.

Which joints are affected by osteoarthritis?
Which joints are affected by osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis primarily affects the weight-bearing joints, that is to say, those of the hip, knee and spine.

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Infiltration of corticosteroid

Corticosteroid infiltrations for osteoarthritic joints.

Microtrauma osteoarthritis and work
Osteoarthritis and work

Osteoarthritis is the result of a weakening of the joint cartilage, highly resistant tissue that can endure repeated stress throughout the course of your life.

Which are the risk factors for osteoarthritis
Are there risk factors for osteoathritis?

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

genetic and environmental factors for osteoarthritis
Genetics and osteoarthritis

Certain diseases are known as multifactorial when they are due to the interaction of genetic and environmental factors: this is true for osteoarthritis as well as for diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma and rheumatoid arthritis, etc.

Ankle osteoarthritis : dolor
Ankle osteoarthritis: how to tell if it is a flare-up?

It is very important to recognize a flare-up of osteoarthritis as early as possible because it is often accompanied by phenomena of joint destruction.

Arthrolink - the osteoarthritis website

Arthrolink is a service of Laboratoires Expanscience devoted to osteoarthritis.

Find a set of information about osteoarthritis.

It is important to understand the different forms of osteoarthritis (all joints can be affected : hip, knee, spine, etc.) and not to be confused them with other chronic inflammatory rheumatism or osteoporosis.
On Arthrolink you can find several exercise sheets and specific movements to reduce the effects and pain of the osteoarthritis.
Depending on the affected areas on the body, the patient who has osteoarthritis can access to preventive information, specific advices, targeted video exercice and nutritional recommendations to facilitate his daily life.
A better understanding of osteoarthritis, easier diagnosis and a better knowledge of the environmental factors that affect pain can help to live better with a osteoarthritis.
As a bonus: Check the OA patients files, news, videos and general information files on gonarthrosis, coxarthrosis, rhizarthrosis, etc. written by health care professionals.