Recent Examples of osteoarthritis from the Web
About two-thirds of them had back pain, and the rest had osteoarthritis pain in their knees and hips.
Moreover, strengthening may stimulate bone growth to prevent osteoporosis, as well as reduce stress at joints to improve pain related to osteoarthritis.
The National Institutes of Health report that frequent knee pain affects approximately 25 percent of adults with osteoarthritis as the most common cause of knee pain in people 50 years or older.
In addition to patent expiries came the news that its drug Vioxx, used to treat osteoarthritis, also increased the risk of cardiovascular disease.
CanniMed has partnered with universities including McGill University in Montreal and the University of Manitoba on research into managing symptoms of multiple sclerosis, osteoarthritis and pediatric epilepsy.
The resident, who has cervical spinal stenosis and osteoarthritis, fell on Sept. 23, 2017, and was admitted to a hospital with a right ankle fracture before returning to the facility, according to DPH.
Studies have shown that acupuncture can make conventional pain treatments more effective and can even reduce pain — from neck and lower back pain to migraines to osteoarthritis — on its own.
Best use: For mild to moderate pain, such as headaches and osteoarthritis.
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Origin and Etymology of osteoarthritis
First Known Use: 1878See Words from the same year
OSTEOARTHRITIS Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of osteoarthritis
osteoarthriticplay \-ˈthrit-ik\ adjective
- Treatment for hand and finger osteoarthritis has the same goals as treatment for any osteoarthritic joint: pain reduction, mobility maintenance and minimization of disability.
- —Paul G. Donohue, The Springfield (Massachusetts) Union-News, 11 Mar. 1998
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