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What is osteoarthritis and what does it do?

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Dr. Walid Osta
Pain Management
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In brief: Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis can be simply defined as the degeneration of joints as a result of wear and tear. It happens to all us as we get older, however it may be faster in some people following certain accidents, repeated injuries, menopause, illnesses, certain activities, or unknown reasons.
Many times it causes minimal or no symptoms however the usual symptom is pain and resulting decreased function.

In brief: Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis can be simply defined as the degeneration of joints as a result of wear and tear. It happens to all us as we get older, however it may be faster in some people following certain accidents, repeated injuries, menopause, illnesses, certain activities, or unknown reasons.
Many times it causes minimal or no symptoms however the usual symptom is pain and resulting decreased function.
Dr. Walid Osta
Dr. Walid Osta
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: IA

Oa is inflammation of the joint.
It cause pain and intermittent swelling. Deformity occurs in more advanced stages.

In brief: IA

Oa is inflammation of the joint.
It cause pain and intermittent swelling. Deformity occurs in more advanced stages.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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