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Does having osteoarthritis impact activities of daily living?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

If its interfering with life you should consider seeing your doctor to discuss options.

In brief: Possibly

If its interfering with life you should consider seeing your doctor to discuss options.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Joseph De santi
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Osteo Obstacles

Osteoarthritis certainly can affect activities of daily living if severe enough and associated with deformity.
Usually, the hands and fingers suffer loss of dexterity and strength over time. To avoid this, use pain medication so you can remain active and limit your muscle loss and power. Ice & heat may also be used regularly for pain control and management and are frequently under utilized.

In brief: Osteo Obstacles

Osteoarthritis certainly can affect activities of daily living if severe enough and associated with deformity.
Usually, the hands and fingers suffer loss of dexterity and strength over time. To avoid this, use pain medication so you can remain active and limit your muscle loss and power. Ice & heat may also be used regularly for pain control and management and are frequently under utilized.
Dr. Joseph De santi
Dr. Joseph De santi
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Dr. Walid Osta
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

The main effect of symptomatic osteoarthritis is a negative impact on the activity of daily living.

In brief: Yes

The main effect of symptomatic osteoarthritis is a negative impact on the activity of daily living.
Dr. Walid Osta
Dr. Walid Osta
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