Overview

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Tests for Osteoarthritis

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Joint X-Ray
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CT Arthrogram
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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MRI Joint
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Diagnostic Aspiration of Joint
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A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues f...  More
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Arthroscopy is a medical procedure used to diagnose and treat problems with your large joints, such as the knees or shoulders. After making a small incision, your d...  More
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An erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) test does not diagnose one specific condition. Instead, it helps your doctor determine whether you are experiencing inflamma...  More
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An X-ray is a common imaging test that has been used for decades to help doctors view the inside of the body without having to make an incision. The X-ray was made ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Osteoarthritis

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Injection of Steroid
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Pain Management
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Injection of Steroid into Joint
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Occupational Therapy
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Injection of Viscosupplements
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Use of Orthopedic Devices
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Heat Therapy
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Surgical Procedures for Osteoarthritis

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Arthrodesis
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Osteotomy
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Knee joint replacement is a procedure that replaces an injured or ailing knee with an artificial joint called a prosthesis. The prosthesis is made of metal alloys, ...  More
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The hip joint is made up of a ball-and-socket. The socket is made of bone and cartilage, and the ball is the top of the thigh bone, also known as the femoral head. ...  More
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Realignment of Bone
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Debridement of Joint Cavity
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Resurfacing Arthroplasty
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Prescribed Medications for Osteoarthritis

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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More
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CELECOXIB (sell a KOX ib) is known as a COX-2 inhibitor, a drug that belongs to the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) class. It is used to reduce swellin...  More
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INDOMETHACIN (in doe METH a sin) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. It may be used for painful join...  More
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NAPROXEN (na PROX en) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for dental pain,...  More
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DICLOFENAC (dye KLOE fen ak) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. It is used for osteoarthritis and r...  More
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PIROXICAM (peer OX i kam) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. It may be used to treat osteoarthritis...  More
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MELOXICAM (mel OX i cam) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. It may be used for osteoarthritis, rheu...  More
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KETOPROFEN (kee toe PROE fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat mild to moderate pain. This medicine may...  More
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SULINDAC (sul IN dak) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. It may be used for painful joint and muscu...  More
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CHOLINE SALICYLATE; MAGNESIUM SALICYLATE (KOE leen sa LI si late; mag NEE zhum sa LI si late) is an anti-inflammatory pain reliever related to aspirin. It is used t...  More
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DICLOFENAC; MISOPROSTOL (dye KLOE fen ak; mye soe PROST ole) is a combination of two different drugs. Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). ...  More
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DIFLUNISAL (dye FLOO ni sal) is used to treat osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or mild to moderate pain.  More
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DULOXETINE (doo LOX e teen) is an antidepressant. It is used to treat depression. It is also used to treat pain caused by complications of diabetes or pain caused b...  More
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famotidine-ibuprofen(Duexis )
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MAGNESIUM SALICYLATE (mag NEE zhum sa LI si late) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild to moderate pain. It is also used to treat the pain and swelling of a...  More
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NABUMETONE (na BYOO me tone) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. It is used for osteoarthritis or rh...  More
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OXAPROZIN (ox a PROE zin) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. It may be used for for rheumatoid arth...  More
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SALSALATE (SAL sa late) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) related to aspirin. It is used to help treat the pain of osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arth...  More
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TOLMETIN (TOLE met in) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for osteoarthri...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Osteoarthritis

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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More
2.
NAPROXEN (na PROX en) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for dental pain,...  More
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KETOPROFEN (kee toe PROE fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat mild to moderate pain. This medicine may...  More
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MAGNESIUM SALICYLATE (mag NEE zhum sa LI si late) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild to moderate pain. It is also used to treat the pain and swelling of a...  More
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Self Care for Osteoarthritis

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Rest
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Weight Reduction
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Application of Ice Packs
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Carrying around too much weight feels uncomfortable and it can also damage your health. According the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity rates...  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Osteoarthritis What's this?

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flavocoxid
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