A progressive, degenerative joint disease, the most common form of arthritis, especially in older persons. The disease is thought to result not from the aging process but from biochemical changes and biomechanical stresses affecting articular cartilage. In the foreign literature it is often called osteoarthrosis deformans.
Noninflammatory degenerative disease of the knee joint consisting of three large categories: conditions that block normal synchronous movement, conditions that produce abnormal pathways of motion, and conditions that cause stress concentration resulting in changes to articular cartilage. (Crenshaw, Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, 8th ed, p2019)
Noninflammatory degenerative disease of the hip joint which usually appears in late middle or old age. It is characterized by growth or maturational disturbances in the femoral neck and head, as well as acetabular dysplasia. A dominant symptom is pain on weight-bearing or motion.
A synovial hinge connection formed between the bones of the FEMUR; TIBIA; and PATELLA.
A protective layer of firm, flexible cartilage over the articulating ends of bones. It provides a smooth surface for joint movement, protecting the ends of long bones from wear at points of contact.
A degenerative joint disease involving the SPINE. It is characterized by progressive deterioration of the spinal articular cartilage (CARTILAGE, ARTICULAR), usually with hardening of the subchondral bone and outgrowth of bone spurs (OSTEOPHYTE).
The articulations extending from the WRIST distally to the FINGERS. These include the WRIST JOINT; CARPAL JOINTS; METACARPOPHALANGEAL JOINT; and FINGER JOINT.
Pain in the joint.
The interarticular fibrocartilages of the superior surface of the tibia.
Bony outgrowth usually found around joints and often seen in conditions such as ARTHRITIS.
Scales, questionnaires, tests, and other methods used to assess pain severity and duration in patients or experimental animals to aid in diagnosis, therapy, and physiological studies.
Methods of delivering drugs into a joint space.
An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by NERVE ENDINGS of NOCICEPTIVE NEURONS.
The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE. It contains mucin, albumin, fat, and mineral salts and serves to lubricate joints.
The joint that is formed by the articulation of the head of FEMUR and the ACETABULUM of the PELVIS.
Polymorphic cells that form cartilage.
The articulation between the head of one phalanx and the base of the one distal to it, in each finger.
The inner membrane of a joint capsule surrounding a freely movable joint. It is loosely attached to the external fibrous capsule and secretes SYNOVIAL FLUID.
The second longest bone of the skeleton. It is located on the medial side of the lower leg, articulating with the FIBULA laterally, the TALUS distally, and the FEMUR proximally.
Replacement of the knee joint.
The distance and direction to which a bone joint can be extended. Range of motion is a function of the condition of the joints, muscles, and connective tissues involved. Joint flexibility can be improved through appropriate MUSCLE STRETCHING EXERCISES.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
In horses, cattle, and other quadrupeds, the joint between the femur and the tibia, corresponding to the human knee.
The longest and largest bone of the skeleton, it is situated between the hip and the knee.
A chronic systemic disease, primarily of the joints, marked by inflammatory changes in the synovial membranes and articular structures, widespread fibrinoid degeneration of the collagen fibers in mesenchymal tissues, and by atrophy and rarefaction of bony structures. Etiology is unknown, but autoimmune mechanisms have been implicated.
Injuries to the knee or the knee joint.
The physical state of supporting an applied load. This often refers to the weight-bearing bones or joints that support the body's weight, especially those in the spine, hip, knee, and foot.
A therapeutic treatment typically involving INTRA-ARTICULAR INJECTIONS of HYALURONIC ACID and related compounds. The procedure is commonly used in the treatment of OSTEOARTHRITIS with the therapeutic goal to restore the viscoelasticity of SYNOVIAL FLUID, decrease pain, improve mobility and restore the natural protective functions of hyaluronan in the joint.
A strong ligament of the knee that originates from the posteromedial portion of the lateral condyle of the femur, passes anteriorly and inferiorly between the condyles, and attaches to the depression in front of the intercondylar eminence of the tibia.
A region of the lower extremity immediately surrounding and including the KNEE JOINT.
A natural high-viscosity mucopolysaccharide with alternating beta (1-3) glucuronide and beta (1-4) glucosaminidic bonds. It is found in the UMBILICAL CORD, in VITREOUS BODY and in SYNOVIAL FLUID. A high urinary level is found in PROGERIA.
Viscoelastic solutions that are injected into JOINTS in order to alleviate symptoms of joint-related disorders such as OSTEOARTHRITIS.
Pathological processes involving the chondral tissue (CARTILAGE).
The flat, triangular bone situated at the anterior part of the KNEE.
Displacement of bones out of line in relation to joints. It may be congenital or traumatic in origin.
Roentgenography of a joint, usually after injection of either positive or negative contrast medium.
Anti-inflammatory agents that are non-steroidal in nature. In addition to anti-inflammatory actions, they have analgesic, antipyretic, and platelet-inhibitory actions.They act by blocking the synthesis of prostaglandins by inhibiting cyclooxygenase, which converts arachidonic acid to cyclic endoperoxides, precursors of prostaglandins. Inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis accounts for their analgesic, antipyretic, and platelet-inhibitory actions; other mechanisms may contribute to their anti-inflammatory effects.
PROTEOGLYCANS-associated proteins that are major components of EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX of various tissues including CARTILAGE; and INTERVERTEBRAL DISC structures. They bind COLLAGEN fibers and contain protein domains that enable oligomer formation and interaction with other extracellular matrix proteins such as CARTILAGE OLIGOMERIC MATRIX PROTEIN.
A non-vascular form of connective tissue composed of CHONDROCYTES embedded in a matrix that includes CHONDROITIN SULFATE and various types of FIBRILLAR COLLAGEN. There are three major types: HYALINE CARTILAGE; FIBROCARTILAGE; and ELASTIC CARTILAGE.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
The surgical cutting of a bone. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Also known as articulations, these are points of connection between the ends of certain separate bones, or where the borders of other bones are juxtaposed.
A fibrillar collagen found predominantly in CARTILAGE and vitreous humor. It consists of three identical alpha1(II) chains.
Inflammation of a synovial membrane. It is usually painful, particularly on motion, and is characterized by a fluctuating swelling due to effusion within a synovial sac. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Replacement of the hip joint.
The worsening of a disease over time. This concept is most often used for chronic and incurable diseases where the stage of the disease is an important determinant of therapy and prognosis.
The hemispheric articular surface at the upper extremity of the thigh bone. (Stedman, 26th ed)
The articulations between the CARPAL BONES and the METACARPAL BONES.
A secreted matrix metalloproteinase that plays a physiological role in the degradation of extracellular matrix found in skeletal tissues. It is synthesized as an inactive precursor that is activated by the proteolytic cleavage of its N-terminal propeptide.
The distal part of the arm beyond the wrist in humans and primates, that includes the palm, fingers, and thumb.
Major component of chondrocyte EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX of various tissues including bone, tendon, ligament, SYNOVIUM and blood vessels. It binds MATRILIN PROTEINS and is associated with development of cartilage and bone.
Determination of the degree of a physical, mental, or emotional handicap. The diagnosis is applied to legal qualification for benefits and income under disability insurance and to eligibility for Social Security and workmen's compensation benefits.
Presence of calcium salts, especially calcium pyrophosphate, in the cartilaginous structures of one or more joints. When accompanied by attacks of goutlike symptoms, it is called pseudogout. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Manner or style of walking.
Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.
Partial or total replacement of a joint.
Endoscopic examination, therapy and surgery of the joint.
The properties, processes, and behavior of biological systems under the action of mechanical forces.
Lack of stability of a joint or joint prosthesis. Factors involved are intra-articular disease and integrity of extra-articular structures such as joint capsule, ligaments, and muscles.
Deformities acquired after birth as the result of injury or disease. The joint deformity is often associated with rheumatoid arthritis and leprosy.
The articulation between the articular surface of the PATELLA and the patellar surface of the FEMUR.
Large HYALURONAN-containing proteoglycans found in articular cartilage (CARTILAGE, ARTICULAR). They form into aggregates that provide tissues with the capacity to resist high compressive and tensile forces.
A regimen or plan of physical activities designed and prescribed for specific therapeutic goals. Its purpose is to restore normal musculoskeletal function or to reduce pain caused by diseases or injuries.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (NSAID) with antipyretic and analgesic actions. It is primarily available as the sodium salt.
Surgical reconstruction of a joint to relieve pain or restore motion.
The quadriceps femoris. A collective name of the four-headed skeletal muscle of the thigh, comprised of the rectus femoris, vastus intermedius, vastus lateralis, and vastus medialis.
A form of therapy that employs a coordinated and interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those experiencing pain.
ARTHRITIS that is induced in experimental animals. Immunological methods and infectious agents can be used to develop experimental arthritis models. These methods include injections of stimulators of the immune response, such as an adjuvant (ADJUVANTS, IMMUNOLOGIC) or COLLAGEN.
A growth differentiation factor that plays a role in early CHONDROGENESIS and joint formation.
Macromolecular organic compounds that contain carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and usually, sulfur. These macromolecules (proteins) form an intricate meshwork in which cells are embedded to construct tissues. Variations in the relative types of macromolecules and their organization determine the type of extracellular matrix, each adapted to the functional requirements of the tissue. The two main classes of macromolecules that form the extracellular matrix are: glycosaminoglycans, usually linked to proteins (proteoglycans), and fibrous proteins (e.g., COLLAGEN; ELASTIN; FIBRONECTINS; and LAMININ).
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
The part of the pelvis that comprises the pelvic socket where the head of FEMUR joins to form HIP JOINT (acetabulofemoral joint).
Congenital dislocation of the hip generally includes subluxation of the femoral head, acetabular dysplasia, and complete dislocation of the femoral head from the true acetabulum. This condition occurs in approximately 1 in 1000 live births and is more common in females than in males.
The amount of force generated by MUSCLE CONTRACTION. Muscle strength can be measured during isometric, isotonic, or isokinetic contraction, either manually or using a device such as a MUSCLE STRENGTH DYNAMOMETER.
The joint that is formed by the inferior articular and malleolar articular surfaces of the TIBIA; the malleolar articular surface of the FIBULA; and the medial malleolar, lateral malleolar, and superior surfaces of the TALUS.
A partial or complete return to the normal or proper physiologic activity of an organ or part following disease or trauma.
An activity in which the body advances at a slow to moderate pace by moving the feet in a coordinated fashion. This includes recreational walking, walking for fitness, and competitive race-walking.
Glycoproteins which have a very high polysaccharide content.
A departure from the normal gait in animals.
The performance of the basic activities of self care, such as dressing, ambulation, or eating.
Replacement for a knee joint.
Measurable and quantifiable biological parameters (e.g., specific enzyme concentration, specific hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype distribution in a population, presence of biological substances) which serve as indices for health- and physiology-related assessments, such as disease risk, psychiatric disorders, environmental exposure and its effects, disease diagnosis, metabolic processes, substance abuse, pregnancy, cell line development, epidemiologic studies, etc.
A method of studying a drug or procedure in which both the subjects and investigators are kept unaware of who is actually getting which specific treatment.
The five cylindrical bones of the METACARPUS, articulating with the CARPAL BONES proximally and the PHALANGES OF FINGERS distally.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
General or unspecified injuries involving the hip.
The first digit on the radial side of the hand which in humans lies opposite the other four.
Derivatives of chondroitin which have a sulfate moiety esterified to the galactosamine moiety of chondroitin. Chondroitin sulfate A, or chondroitin 4-sulfate, and chondroitin sulfate C, or chondroitin 6-sulfate, have the sulfate esterified in the 4- and 6-positions, respectively. Chondroitin sulfate B (beta heparin; DERMATAN SULFATE) is a misnomer and this compound is not a true chondroitin sulfate.
An anti-inflammatory agent with analgesic and antipyretic properties. Both the acid and its sodium salt are used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other rheumatic or musculoskeletal disorders, dysmenorrhea, and acute gout.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
A plant genus of the family PEDALIACEAE. Members contain harpagoside.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
An extracellular endopeptidase of vertebrate tissues similar to MATRIX METALLOPROTEINASE 1. It digests PROTEOGLYCAN; FIBRONECTIN; COLLAGEN types III, IV, V, and IX, and activates procollagenase. (Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992)
An extracellular endopeptidase which excises a block of peptides at the amino terminal, nonhelical region of the procollagen molecule with the formation of collagen. Absence or deficiency of the enzyme causes accumulation of procollagen which results in the inherited connective tissue disorder--dermatosparaxis. EC
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
Benign unilocular lytic areas in the proximal end of a long bone with well defined and narrow endosteal margins. The cysts contain fluid and the cyst walls may contain some giant cells. Bone cysts usually occur in males between the ages 3-15 years.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Fibrous cords of CONNECTIVE TISSUE that attach bones to each other and hold together the many types of joints in the body. Articular ligaments are strong, elastic, and allow movement in only specific directions, depending on the individual joint.
Sticks used as walking aids. The canes may have three or four prongs at the end of the shaft.
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
An inorganic pyrophosphate which affects calcium metabolism in mammals. Abnormalities in its metabolism occur in some human diseases, notably HYPOPHOSPHATASIA and pseudogout (CHONDROCALCINOSIS).
An inward slant of the thigh in which the knees are close together and the ankles far apart. Genu valgum can develop due to skeletal and joint dysplasias (e.g., OSTEOARTHRITIS; HURLER SYNDROME); and malnutrition (e.g., RICKETS; FLUORIDE POISONING).
An outward slant of the thigh in which the knees are wide apart and the ankles close together. Genu varum can develop due to skeletal and joint dysplasia (e.g., OSTEOARTHRITIS; Blount's disease); and malnutrition (e.g., RICKETS; FLUORIDE POISONING).
Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.
Displacement of the femur bone from its normal position at the HIP JOINT.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
Compounds capable of relieving pain without the loss of CONSCIOUSNESS.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
A subclass of analgesic agents that typically do not bind to OPIOID RECEPTORS and are not addictive. Many non-narcotic analgesics are offered as NONPRESCRIPTION DRUGS.
Iodinated derivatives of acetic acid. Iodoacetates are commonly used as alkylating sulfhydryl reagents and enzyme inhibitors in biochemical research.
A cyclooxygenase inhibiting, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (NSAID) that is well established in treating rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis and used for musculoskeletal disorders, dysmenorrhea, and postoperative pain. Its long half-life enables it to be administered once daily.
A sulfated mucopolysaccharide initially isolated from bovine cornea. At least two types are known. Type I, found mostly in the cornea, contains D-galactose and D-glucosamine-6-O-sulfate as the repeating unit; type II, found in skeletal tissues, contains D-galactose and D-galactosamine-6-O-sulfate as the repeating unit.
The articulations extending from the ANKLE distally to the TOES. These include the ANKLE JOINT; TARSAL JOINTS; METATARSOPHALANGEAL JOINT; and TOE JOINT.
Disorders of connective tissue, especially the joints and related structures, characterized by inflammation, degeneration, or metabolic derangement.
Therapeutic modalities frequently used in PHYSICAL THERAPY SPECIALTY by PHYSICAL THERAPISTS or physiotherapists to promote, maintain, or restore the physical and physiological well-being of an individual.
A method in which either the observer(s) or the subject(s) is kept ignorant of the group to which the subjects are assigned.
Analgesic antipyretic derivative of acetanilide. It has weak anti-inflammatory properties and is used as a common analgesic, but may cause liver, blood cell, and kidney damage.
Fractures of the articular surface of a bone.
A pathological mechanical process that can lead to hip failure. It is caused by abnormalities of the ACETABULUM and/or FEMUR combined with rigorous hip motion, leading to repetitive collisions that damage the soft tissue structures.
A SYNOVIAL CYST located in the back of the knee, in the popliteal space arising from the semimembranous bursa or the knee joint.
Replacement for a hip joint.
The development of bony substance in normally soft structures.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Enzymes that catalyze the degradation of collagen by acting on the peptide bonds.
A subclass of cyclooxygenase inhibitors with specificity for CYCLOOXYGENASE-2.
The projecting part on each side of the body, formed by the side of the pelvis and the top portion of the femur.
Malfunction of implantation shunts, valves, etc., and prosthesis loosening, migration, and breaking.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
The continuous turnover of BONE MATRIX and mineral that involves first an increase in BONE RESORPTION (osteoclastic activity) and later, reactive BONE FORMATION (osteoblastic activity). The process of bone remodeling takes place in the adult skeleton at discrete foci. The process ensures the mechanical integrity of the skeleton throughout life and plays an important role in calcium HOMEOSTASIS. An imbalance in the regulation of bone remodeling's two contrasting events, bone resorption and bone formation, results in many of the metabolic bone diseases, such as OSTEOPOROSIS.
The failure by the observer to measure or identify a phenomenon accurately, which results in an error. Sources for this may be due to the observer's missing an abnormality, or to faulty technique resulting in incorrect test measurement, or to misinterpretation of the data. Two varieties are inter-observer variation (the amount observers vary from one another when reporting on the same material) and intra-observer variation (the amount one observer varies between observations when reporting more than once on the same material).
Devices used to support or align the foot structure, or to prevent or correct foot deformities.
Heteropolysaccharides which contain an N-acetylated hexosamine in a characteristic repeating disaccharide unit. The repeating structure of each disaccharide involves alternate 1,4- and 1,3-linkages consisting of either N-acetylglucosamine or N-acetylgalactosamine.
A purely physical condition which exists within any material because of strain or deformation by external forces or by non-uniform thermal expansion; expressed quantitatively in units of force per unit area.
A repeat operation for the same condition in the same patient due to disease progression or recurrence, or as followup to failed previous surgery.
The use of focused short radio waves to produce local hyperthermia in an injured person or diseased body area.
An interleukin-1 subtype that is synthesized as an inactive membrane-bound pro-protein. Proteolytic processing of the precursor form by CASPASE 1 results in release of the active form of interleukin-1beta from the membrane.
An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
A derivative of ACETIC ACID that contains one IODINE atom attached to its methyl group.
Examination of any part of the body for diagnostic purposes by means of X-RAYS or GAMMA RAYS, recording the image on a sensitized surface (such as photographic film).
A specialized CONNECTIVE TISSUE that is the main constituent of the SKELETON. The principle cellular component of bone is comprised of OSTEOBLASTS; OSTEOCYTES; and OSTEOCLASTS, while FIBRILLAR COLLAGENS and hydroxyapatite crystals form the BONE MATRIX.
Apparatus used to support, align, prevent, or correct deformities or to improve the function of movable parts of the body.
Prostheses used to partially or totally replace a human or animal joint. (from UMDNS, 1999)
The ligament that travels from the medial epicondyle of the FEMUR to the medial margin and medial surface of the TIBIA. The medial meniscus is attached to its deep surface.
External application of water for therapeutic purposes.
A carpal bone adjacent to the TRAPEZOID BONE.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Treatment of disease by inserting needles along specific pathways or meridians. The placement varies with the disease being treated. It is sometimes used in conjunction with heat, moxibustion, acupressure, or electric stimulation.
Compounds or agents that combine with cyclooxygenase (PROSTAGLANDIN-ENDOPEROXIDE SYNTHASES) and thereby prevent its substrate-enzyme combination with arachidonic acid and the formation of eicosanoids, prostaglandins, and thromboxanes.
The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.
The measurement of the health status for a given population using a variety of indices, including morbidity, mortality, and available health resources.
The joint that is formed by the distal end of the RADIUS, the articular disc of the distal radioulnar joint, and the proximal row of CARPAL BONES; (SCAPHOID BONE; LUNATE BONE; triquetral bone).
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent with analgesic properties used in the therapy of rheumatism and arthritis.
Cells propagated in vitro in special media conducive to their growth. Cultured cells are used to study developmental, morphologic, metabolic, physiologic, and genetic processes, among others.
Perennial herb Symphytum officinale, in the family Boraginaceae, used topically for wound healing. It contains ALLANTOIN, carotene, essential oils (OILS, VOLATILE); GLYCOSIDES; mucilage, resin, SAPONINS; TANNINS; triterpenoids, VITAMIN B12, and ZINC. Comfrey also contains PYRROLIZIDINE ALKALOIDS and is hepatotoxic if ingested.
The therapeutic use of mud in packs or baths taking advantage of the absorptive qualities of the mud. It has been used for rheumatism and skin problems.
A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the study of inflammatory or degenerative processes and metabolic derangement of connective tissue structures which pertain to a variety of musculoskeletal disorders, such as arthritis.
Replacement of the ANKLE JOINT.
The amount of mineral per square centimeter of BONE. This is the definition used in clinical practice. Actual bone density would be expressed in grams per milliliter. It is most frequently measured by X-RAY ABSORPTIOMETRY or TOMOGRAPHY, X RAY COMPUTED. Bone density is an important predictor for OSTEOPOROSIS.
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
The region corresponding to the human WRIST in non-human ANIMALS.
A type of CARTILAGE characterized by a homogenous amorphous matrix containing predominately TYPE II COLLAGEN and ground substance. Hyaline cartilage is found in ARTICULAR CARTILAGE; COSTAL CARTILAGE; LARYNGEAL CARTILAGES; and the NASAL SEPTUM.
A vague complaint of debility, fatigue, or exhaustion attributable to weakness of various muscles. The weakness can be characterized as subacute or chronic, often progressive, and is a manifestation of many muscle and neuromuscular diseases. (From Wyngaarden et al., Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p2251)
Either of two extremities of four-footed non-primate land animals. It usually consists of a FEMUR; TIBIA; and FIBULA; tarsals; METATARSALS; and TOES. (From Storer et al., General Zoology, 6th ed, p73)
Azoles of two nitrogens at the 1,2 positions, next to each other, in contrast with IMIDAZOLES in which they are at the 1,3 positions.
Orthopedic appliances used to support, align, or hold parts of the body in correct position. (Dorland, 28th ed)
The plan and delineation of prostheses in general or a specific prosthesis.
A hereditary disease of the hip joints in dogs. Signs of the disease may be evident any time after 4 weeks of age.
A family of zinc-dependent metalloendopeptidases that is involved in the degradation of EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX components.
The articulation between the head of the HUMERUS and the glenoid cavity of the SCAPULA.
A family of membrane-anchored glycoproteins that contain a disintegrin and metalloprotease domain. They are responsible for the proteolytic cleavage of many transmembrane proteins and the release of their extracellular domain.
Substances that reduce or suppress INFLAMMATION.
A polypeptide substance comprising about one third of the total protein in mammalian organisms. It is the main constituent of SKIN; CONNECTIVE TISSUE; and the organic substance of bones (BONE AND BONES) and teeth (TOOTH).
Death of a bone or part of a bone, either atraumatic or posttraumatic.
Difficulty in walking from place to place.
Benign hypertrophy that projects outward from the surface of bone, often containing a cartilaginous component.
X-RAY COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY with resolution in the micrometer range.
The articulation between a metatarsal bone (METATARSAL BONES) and a phalanx.
A group of compounds that contain the structure SO2NH2.
The burning of a small, thimble sized, smoldering plug of dried leaves on the SKIN at an ACUPUNCTURE point. Usually the plugs contain leaves of MUGWORT or moxa.
Sensory functions that transduce stimuli received by proprioceptive receptors in joints, tendons, muscles, and the INNER EAR into neural impulses to be transmitted to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Proprioception provides sense of stationary positions and movements of one's body parts, and is important in maintaining KINESTHESIA and POSTURAL BALANCE.
A soluble factor produced by MONOCYTES; MACROPHAGES, and other cells which activates T-lymphocytes and potentiates their response to mitogens or antigens. Interleukin-1 is a general term refers to either of the two distinct proteins, INTERLEUKIN-1ALPHA and INTERLEUKIN-1BETA. The biological effects of IL-1 include the ability to replace macrophage requirements for T-cell activation.
A syndrome characterized by retropatellar or peripatellar PAIN resulting from physical and biochemical changes in the patellofemoral joint. The pain is most prominent when ascending or descending stairs, squatting, or sitting with flexed knees. There is a lack of consensus on the etiology and treatment. The syndrome is often confused with (or accompanied by) CHONDROMALACIA PATELLAE, the latter describing a pathological condition of the CARTILAGE and not a syndrome.
Analgesia produced by the insertion of ACUPUNCTURE needles at certain ACUPUNCTURE POINTS on the body. This activates small myelinated nerve fibers in the muscle which transmit impulses to the spinal cord and then activate three centers - the spinal cord, midbrain and pituitary/hypothalamus - to produce analgesia.
A fibril-associated collagen usually found crosslinked to the surface of COLLAGEN TYPE II fibrils. It is a heterotrimer containing alpha1(IX), alpha2(IX) and alpha3(IX) subunits.
Works about clinical trials that involve at least one test treatment and one control treatment, concurrent enrollment and follow-up of the test- and control-treated groups, and in which the treatments to be administered are selected by a random process, such as the use of a random-numbers table.
The gradual irreversible changes in structure and function of an organism that occur as a result of the passage of time.
The study of disease in prehistoric times as revealed in bones, mummies, and archaeologic artifacts.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
A political subdivision of eastern RUSSIA located within Europe. It consists of a plateau and mountainous area of the Southern Urals. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1997)
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
The formation of cartilage. This process is directed by CHONDROCYTES which continually divide and lay down matrix during development. It is sometimes a precursor to OSTEOGENESIS.
Compounds based on ANTHRACENES which contain two KETONES in any position. Substitutions can be in any position except on the ketone groups.

Overexpression of human homologs of the bacterial DnaJ chaperone in the synovial tissue of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. (1/3950)

OBJECTIVE: To study the expression of the chaperone family of J proteins in the synovial tissue of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or osteoarthritis. METHODS: Rabbit antibodies specific for a synthetic peptide (pHSJ1: EAYEVLSDKHKREIYD), representing the most conserved part of all J domains thus far identified--among them the Drosophila tumor suppressor Tid56--were used in immunohistochemical analyses of frozen sections of synovial tissue and immunoblotting of protein extracts of adherent synovial cells. IgG specific for Tid56 was also used. RESULTS: Both antisera predominantly and intensely stained synovial lining cells from RA patients; other cells did not stain or stained only faintly. In immunoblots, anti-pHSJ1 specifically detected several bands with molecular weights of >74 kd (type I), 57-64 kd (type II), 41-48 kd (type III), and < or =36 kd (type IV). The strongest band detected in RA adherent synovial cells was the type II band, whereas in a B cell line, a type I band was prominent. CONCLUSION: Several potentially new members of the J family are described. The type II band represents the human homolog of the Drosophila Tid56 protein and is strongly expressed in RA synovial tissue.  (+info)

Establishment and characterization of nurse cell-like stromal cell lines from synovial tissues of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. (2/3950)

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the features of synovial stromal cells established from patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and to define these cells as nurse cells. METHODS: Synovial nurse-like stromal cell lines (RA-SNCs) were established from patients with RA. These cell lines were examined for morphology, pseudoemperipolesis activity, cell surface markers, and cytokine production. The interaction between these RA-SNCs and a synovial tissue B cell clone was also examined. RESULTS: RA-SNCs had nurse cell activity. They spontaneously produced interleukin-6 (IL-6), IL-8, granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, and granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor. Furthermore, they produced IL-1beta and tumor necrosis factor alpha and expressed higher levels of the other cytokines after coculture with the B cell clone. Proliferation and Ig production by the B cell clone were dependent on direct contact with RA-SNCs. CONCLUSION: These results indicate that the RA-SNCs were nurse cells. The findings suggest that RA-SNCs may play an important role in the pathogenesis of RA by producing large amounts of cytokines and maintaining infiltrating lymphocytes.  (+info)

Ankle arthrodesis using an anterior AO T plate. (3/3950)

We describe a surgical technique for ankle arthrodesis using an anterior approach to the ankle and internal fixation with an anteriorly-placed AO T plate. A total of 33 patients who had ankle arthrodeses have been followed retrospectively. Thirty-one (94%) of the ankles fused although two patients developed tibial stress fractures. Four patients had a superficial infection which did not prevent union. The surgical technique is simple, easily reproducible and gives excellent clinical results with a high rate of union.  (+info)

Prevalence of generalised osteoarthritis in patients with advanced hip and knee osteoarthritis: the Ulm Osteoarthritis Study. (4/3950)

OBJECTIVES: Different prevalences of generalised osteoarthritis (GOA) in patients with knee and hip OA have been reported. The aim of this investigation was to evaluate radiographic and clinical patterns of disease in a hospital based population of patient subgroups with advanced hip and knee OA and to compare the prevalence of GOA in patients with hip or knee OA, taking potential confounding factors into account. METHODS: 420 patients with hip OA and 389 patients with knee OA scheduled for unilateral total joint replacement in four hospitals underwent radiographic analysis of ipsilateral and contralateral hip or knee joint and both hands in addition to a standardised interview and clinical examination. According to the severity of radiographic changes in the contralateral joints (using Kellgren-Lawrence > or = grade 2 as case definition) participants were classified as having either unilateral or bilateral OA. If radiographic changes of two joint groups of the hands (first carpometacarpal joint and proximal/distal interphalangeal joints defined as two separate joint groups) were present, patients were categorised as having GOA. RESULTS: Patients with hip OA were younger (mean age 60.4 years) and less likely to be female (52.4%) than patients with knee OA (66.3 years and 72.5% respectively). Intensity of pain and functional impairment at hospital admission was similar in both groups, while patients with knee OA had a longer symptom duration (median 10 years) compared with patients with hip OA (5 years). In 41.7% of patients with hip OA and 33.4% of patients with knee OA an underlying pathological condition could be observed in the replaced joint, which allowed a classification as secondary OA. Some 82.1% of patients with hip and 87.4% of patients with knee OA had radiographic changes in their contralateral joints (bilateral disease). The prevalence of GOA increased with age and was higher in female patients. GOA was observed more often in patients with knee OA than in patients with hip OA (34.9% versus 19.3%; OR = 2.24; 95% CI: 1.56, 3.21). Adjustment for the different age and sex distribution in both patient groups, however, takes away most of the difference (OR = 1.32; 95% CI: 0.89, 1.96). CONCLUSION: The crude results confirm previous reports as well as the clinical impression of GOA being more prevalent in patients with advanced knee OA than in patients with advanced hip OA. However, these different patterns might be attributed to a large part to a different distribution of age and sex in these hospital based populations.  (+info)

Nuclear factor-kappa B activity in T cells from patients with rheumatic diseases: a preliminary report. (5/3950)

OBJECTIVE: The NF-kappa B/Rel family of transcription factors regulates the expression of many genes involved in the immune or inflammatory response at the transcriptional level. The aim of this study was to determine whether distinctive patterns of NF-kappa B activation are seen in different forms of joint disease. METHODS: The DNA binding activity of these nucleoproteins was examined in purified synovial and peripheral T cells from patients with various chronic rheumatic diseases (12: four with rheumatoid arthritis; five with spondyloarthropathies; and three with osteoarthritis). RESULTS: Electrophoretic mobility shift assays disclosed two specific complexes bound to a NF-kappa B specific 32P-labelled oligonucleotide in nucleoproteins extracted from purified T cells isolated from synovial fluid and peripheral blood of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The complexes consisted of p50/p50 homodimers and p50/p65 heterodimers. Increased NF-kappa B binding to DNA in synovial T cells was observed relative to peripheral T cells. In non-rheumatoid arthritis, binding of NF-kappa B in synovial T cells was exclusively mediated by p50/p50 homodimers. CONCLUSION: Overall, the results suggest that NF-kappa B may play a central part in the activation of infiltrating T cells in chronic rheumatoid arthritis. The activation of this nuclear factor is qualitatively different in rheumatoid synovial T cells to that in other forms of non-rheumatoid arthritis (for example, osteoarthritis, spondyloarthropathies).  (+info)

Effects of joint lavage and steroid injection in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: results of a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial. (6/3950)

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy of joint lavage and intraarticular steroid injection, alone and in combination, in the treatment of patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA). METHODS: Ninety-eight patients with painful tibiofemoral OA were enrolled in a prospective, randomized, controlled, 2 x 2 factorial-design trial of 6 months' duration. The 4 treatment groups consisted of 1) intraarticular placebo (1.5 ml of 0.9% normal saline), 2) intraarticular corticosteroids (3.75 mg of cortivazol in 1.5 ml), 3) joint lavage and intraarticular placebo, and 4) joint lavage and intraarticular corticosteroid. Outcome measures evaluated at baseline, week 1, week 4, week 12, and week 24 included severity of pain (100-mm visual analog scale [VAS]), global status (100-mm VAS), and Lequesne's functional index. RESULTS: No interaction between steroid injection and joint lavage was demonstrated. Patients who had undergone joint lavage had significantly improved pain VAS scores at week 24 (P = 0.020). In contrast, corticosteroid injection had no long-term effect (P = 0.313); corticosteroid injection was associated with a decrease in pain only at week 1 (P = 0.003) and week 4 (P = 0.020). After week 4, Lequesne's functional index was not significantly improved regardless of the assigned treatment. CONCLUSION: Compared with placebo, both treatments significantly relieved pain but did not improve functional impairment. The effects of the 2 treatments were additive. Cortivazol provided short-term relief of pain (up to week 4). The effects of joint lavage persisted up to week 24.  (+info)

The associations of bone mineral density and bone turnover markers with osteoarthritis of the hand and knee in pre- and perimenopausal women. (7/3950)

OBJECTIVE: To determine whether Caucasian women ages 28-48 years with newly defined osteoarthritis (OA) would have greater bone mineral density (BMD) and less bone turnover over time than would women without OA. METHODS: Data were derived from the longitudinal Michigan Bone Health Study. Period prevalence and 3-year incidence of OA were based on radiographs of the dominant hand and both knees, scored with the Kellgren/Lawrence (K/L) scale. OA scores were related to BMD, which was measured by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, and to serum osteocalcin levels, which were measured by radioimmunoassay. RESULTS: The period prevalence of OA (K/L grade > or =2 in the knees or the dominant hand) was 15.3% (92 of 601), with 8.7% for the knees and 6.7% for the hand. The 3-year incidence of knee OA was 1.9% (9 of 482) and of hand OA was 3.3% (16 of 482). Women with incident knee OA had greater average BMD (z-scores 0.3-0.8 higher for the 3 BMD sites) than women without knee OA (P < 0.04 at the femoral neck). Women with incident knee OA had less change in their average BMD z-scores over the 3-year study period. Average BMD z-scores for women with prevalent knee OA were greater (0.4-0.7 higher) than for women without knee OA (P < 0.002 at all sites). There was no difference in average BMD z-scores or their change in women with and without hand OA. Average serum osteocalcin levels were lower in incident cases of hand OA (>60%; P = 0.02) or knee OA (20%; P not significant). The average change in absolute serum osteocalcin levels was not as great in women with incident hand OA or knee OA as in women without OA (P < 0.02 and P < 0.05, respectively). CONCLUSION: Women with radiographically defined knee OA have greater BMD than do women without knee OA and are less likely to lose that higher level of BMD. There was less bone turnover among women with hand OA and/or knee OA. These findings suggest that bone-forming cells might show a differential response in OA of the hand and knee, and may suggest a different pathogenesis of hand OA and knee OA.  (+info)

Tumor necrosis factor alpha regulation of the FAS-mediated apoptosis-signaling pathway in synovial cells. (8/3950)

OBJECTIVE: Fas-mediated apoptosis is observed in synoviocytes of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but not in those of patients with osteoarthritis (OA). The present study was conducted to elucidate the mechanisms that initiate induction of Fas-mediated apoptosis in RA synoviocytes. METHODS: Cultured OA synoviocytes, which are insensitive to Fas-mediated apoptosis in spite of Fas antigen expression, were used in these experiments. Synovial cell proliferation and cytotoxicity studies were performed using MTS and lactate dehydrogenase release assays. Surface expression of Fas antigen was analyzed by flow cytometry. The expression and function of apoptosis-signaling molecules, such as caspase 8 and caspase 3, were examined by immunoblot analysis. RESULTS: Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFalpha) induced proliferation of cultured OA synoviocytes. Fas ligation with anti-Fas monoclonal antibody (mAb) resulted in cytotoxic activity against cultured OA synoviocytes that had been pretreated with TNFalpha for 5 days, but not those pretreated for 2 days. In contrast, anti-Fas mAb did not show a cytotoxic effect against untreated cultured OA synoviocytes. A gradual up-regulation of caspase 8 and caspase 3, which played a role in the caspase cascade for Fas-mediated apoptosis, was observed in TNFalpha-treated cultured OA synoviocytes. In addition, Fas ligation to TNFalpha-treated cultured OA synoviocytes induced activation of caspase 8 and caspase 3, with subsequent cleavage of poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP), a substrate of activated caspase 3. More importantly, Z-IETD-FMK, a caspase 8 inhibitor, and Ac-DEVD-CHO, a caspase 3 inhibitor, almost completely inhibited Fas-mediated apoptosis of TNFalpha-treated cultured OA synoviocytes, whereas Ac-YVAD-CHO, a caspase 1 inhibitor, did not. CONCLUSION: Our results clearly demonstrate that TNFalpha stimulates synovial cells to proliferate as well as sensitizes the cells for Fas-mediated apoptosis, at least in part by up-regulation and activation of caspase 8 and caspase 3. These findings suggest that TNFalpha may be one of the factors providing sensitization of synovial cells to Fas-mediated apoptosis in RA.  (+info)

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Osteoarthritis is a common disease in humans but is also found in many other animal species including dogs, cats and rabbits. Osteoarthritis is also known as degenerative joint disease (DJD) and can be a primary or secondary disease process. Osteoarthritis is caused by joint degeneration that leads to cartilage destruction, unlike rheumatoid arthritis, which occurs when the immune system actively attacks the joints.. Primary and secondary osteoarthritis. Primary osteoarthritis is caused by wearing out of the joints as your pet gets older and is the most common form of arthritis in cats. Secondary osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis in dogs, is caused by underlying joint pathology or instability. Joint instablity can be caused by strains, ligament laxity, faulty bone or cartilage development or direct/indirect injury, which then leads to secondary osteoarthritis. Orthopaedic conditions such as hip and elbow dysplasia or cruciate disease can lead to secondary osteoarthritis in pets ...
Methods Data were used from a previously reported study in which 83 patients with HOA were randomly assigned to CRx-102 or placebo. CRx-102 consists of prednisolone (3 mg/day) and dipyridamole (400 mg/day), and was shown to be superior to placebo. Assessments were performed at baseline and after 7, 14, 28 and 42 days, and included the Australian/Canadian osteoarthritis hand index (AUSCAN), visual analogue pain subscale (VAS) pain and patient global, and counts of distal interphalangeal (DIP), proximal interphalangeal (PIP), metacarpophalangeal and carpometacarpal (CMC) joints (tenderness, soft tissue swelling, bony enlargement, limited motion). Various combinations of patient-reported outcomes and joint counts were computed as composite scores (similar to clinical disease activity index) and tested for responsiveness. For each measure, mean change from baseline to day 42, treatment effect, standardised response mean (SRM) and relative efficiency compared with AUSCAN pain were calculated.. ...
Background: Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a common joint disorder leading to considerable pain and locomotor disability in lower limb function. Locomotor disability, which is difficulty in activities of daily living related to lower limb function, can be the consequence of KOA, so early diagnosis and management may improve quality of life.. Objective: To assess the contribution of radiological osteoarthritis of the knees to disability in the activities of daily living related to lower limb function.. Methods: One hundred twenty Iraqi KOA patients (104 females and 16 males) who were attending to Rheumatology Unit, Full history was taken and complete clinical examination was done for all patients. Wight-bearing X-rays of both knees (anteroposterior and lateral view) were taken for patients and were graded according to Kellgren and Lawrence scale.. Results: The frequency of locomotor disability, was 62.50% for men and 72.11% for women (p=0.431). The frequency of radiological osteoarthritis of the ...
According to the CDC, osteoarthritis affects over 32.5 million Americans. Despite this, most of us have a poor understanding of osteoarthritis and how it affects quality of life. The condition, which is primarily associated with aging, is regarded as a degenerative joint disease. It develops as a result of wear and tear that affects the protective cartilage and tissues at the ends of bones and joints. When this happens, the nerve endings are exposed and this causes osteoarthritis pain. Although most commonly linked to aging, the risk of osteoarthritis is also higher for women, obese adults, after a joint injury (or overuse), and for anyone with a family history of the disease. The importance of early detection and appropriate care is just as important as recognizing the significant impact that osteoarthritis can have on quality of life. This is particularly concerning for seniors, who are most vulnerable to osteoarthritis complications.. Impaired Mobility. Joint pain is the defining symptom of ...
Acupuncture. A1. Manheimer E, Cheng K, et al. Acupuncture for peripheral joint osteoarthritis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2010 Jan 20;(1):CD001977. A2. Corbett MS, Rice SJ, et al. Acupuncture and other physical treatments for the relief of pain due to osteoarthritis of the knee: network meta-analysis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2013 Sep;21(9):1290-1298. A3. Manyanga T, Froese M, et al. Pain management with acupuncture in osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014 Aug 23;14:312. A4. Lin X, Huang K, et al. The Effects of Acupuncture on Chronic Knee Pain Due to Osteoarthritis: A Meta-Analysis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Sep 21;98(18):1578-1585. A5. Chen N, Wang J, et al. Electro-Acupuncture is Beneficial for Knee Osteoarthritis: The Evidence from Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Am J Chin Med. 2017;45(5):965-985. A6. Manheimer E, Cheng K, et al. Acupuncture for hip osteoarthritis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018;5:CD013010. A7. Li J, Li YX, ...
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Osteoarthritis is a very common disease and the leading cause of chronic disability in the United States. Worldwide it is estimated that around 250 million people have Osteoarthritis of the knee, which accounts for 3.6% of the total population.(3) In the United States 27 million people are living with Ostoearthritis and 8 million people in the UK.(4) Most adults over 55 years of age will have Osteoarthritis of some degree that is evident on radiography even if they are not symptomatic. The causes of Osteoarthritis are not exactly determined although genetics, gender, age, weight and ethnicity may all play a role. There is higher prevalence of osteoarthritis with advancing age and women are more likely than men to be affected.(5). Footnotes 1. Pérez Martín Á. Symptoms. Localizations: knee, hip, hands, spine, other localizations Aten Primaria. 2014 Jan;46 Suppl 1:11-7. doi: 10.1016/S0212-6567(14)70038-1 ...
Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative arthritis or degenerative joint disease, is a common condition which is caused by gradual breakdown of the cartilage in the joint. Cartilage is a flexible connective tissue which protects the ends of bones in joints and acts as a shock absorber.. Cartilage breakdown is most commonly caused by aging or normal wear and tear of the joints. Joints that bear most of the bodys weight such as the hip and knee are most commonly affected by osteoarthritis, but the condition can affect any joint of the body.. Risk factors for osteoarthritis include advanced age, traumatic injury, high levels of activity, genetic predisposition, and obesity.. In severe osteoarthritis, the cartilage can wear very thin or become absent, often referred to as bone on bone arthritis. Rubbing of the bones can cause inflammation of the joint, as well as bony bumps on the edge of the joint which are called bone spurs (or osteophytes). The joint can become stiff and painful, and is ...
As horses get older and exercise less, weight gain and natural joint deterioration could cause OsteoArthritis. Eventually horses afflicted with OsteoArthritis, a degenerative joint disease, can become lame. This dont have to be the norm. Keeping a horse flexible and active make use of horse joint supplements should wonders to improve a horses overall health and quality of life. OsteoArthritis Symptoms. Recognizing OsteoArthritis is an important part of the Treatment haggle. Failing to treat a horse quickly could cause additional damage that may only be cured through surgery. Horse owners gets under way looking for OsteoArthritis Symptoms that the horse is near 15 years, or has led a quite active life that required an excessive amount of conditioning and joint benefit from. Horses that have experienced injuries are at risk. The first symptom of OsteoArthritis is a steadily deteriorating performance. A horse commences having trouble doing the most simple activities, or exercises and so they ...
Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease, is the most common joint disorder. It is characterized by damage of the joint cartilage and abnormalities of the bones surrounding the joint. Unlike in rheumatoid arthritis, inflammation is usually minimal in osteoarthritis. In severe cases, the entire joint surface may be destroyed, with resultant pain and disability.. The most common joints to be involved are the knees, hips, and vertebrae. The joints of the hand are also commonly affected. The most common symptom is stiffness within the joint, typically lasting less than 15 minutes per day. Over time, the stiffness progresses to pain.. Most cases of osteoarthritis occur in the absence of underlying diseases. However, several medical disorders predispose a person to osteoarthritis. These include endocrine abnormalities (e.g., hypothyroidism, diabetes, or mellitus), other joint diseases (e.g., rheumatoid arthritis, gout, or joint infection), and bone diseases (e.g., avascular necrosis or ...
A study from the University of Eastern Finland and Massachusetts Institute of Technology hows that articular cartilage degenerates specifically around injury areas when the fluid flow velocity becomes excessive.. Knee joint injuries are typically related to sports, such as football, rugby or ice hockey, but people often do not know that such injuries may lead to joint inflammation and post-traumatic osteoarthritis. In advanced post-traumatic osteoarthritis, joint cartilage breaks down completely, causing severe joint pain, lack of mobility and even social isolation.. However, the mechanisms leading to osteoarthritis are not known. Currently, it is not possible for a physician examining a patient to predict future joint condition and possible development of osteoarthritis. In the future, however, this may be possible, as a study from the University of Eastern Finland and Massachusetts Institute of Technology now shows that articular cartilage degenerates specifically around injury areas when the ...
and knee. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012 Apr;64(4):455-74.. Izquierdo R, Voloshin I, Edwards S, Freehill MQ, Stanwood W, Wiater JM, et al. The treatment of glenohumeral joint osteoarthritis: guideline and evidence report. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. 2009 Dec 5; v1.0.. Lane NE. Clinical practice. Osteoarthritis of the hip. N Engl J Med. 2007;357(14): 1413-1421.. Lange AK, Vanwanseele B, Fiatarone Singh MA. Strength training for treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee: a systematic review. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Oct 15;59(10):1488-94.. Laupattarakasem W, Laopaiboon M, Laupattarakasem P, et al. Arthroscopic debridement for knee osteoarthritis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008;(1):CD005118.. Leopold SS. Minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis. N Engl J Med. 2009 Apr 23;360(17):1749-58.. Manheimer E, Cheng K, Linde K, Lao L, Yoo J, Wieland S, et al. Acupuncture for peripheral joint osteoarthritis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2010 Jan 20;(1):CD001977.. Rutjes AW, ...
This post is a continuation of a series of articles from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Full Guideline for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis.. Recommendation 10 - The AAOS is unable to recommend for or against the use of knee braces with varus directing forces for patients with lateral uni-compartmental osteoarthritis of the knee.. The reason knee braces for osteoarthritis received a cant recommend for or against rating is because there arent any published studies on the subject. The vast majority of patients with unicompartmental osteoarthritis are affected on the medial or inside compartments of their knees. In rare cases, usually relating to trauma, osteoarthritis can affect the lateral or outside compartment of the knee.. So to date research teams have been unable to get enough people together with lateral compartment osteoarthritis to put together a study.. ...
Diagnosis. The primary symptom of osteoarthritis is joint pain and stiffness. Sometimes the pain can be directed to some other area of the body that has a nerve connection with the joint. Patients with osteoarthritis of the hip may actually feel pain in their groin or knee. Patients with osteoarthritis of the spine may feel pain in the hip. If these symptoms are present, the doctor will order an X-ray, test the joint fluid and order blood tests to make sure there is no other disease present.. Treatment. Treatment of osteoarthritis should include medications, strength training, weight loss, minimal joint impact and surgical replacement of certain joints when necessary. Strength training is extremely important in patients with osteoarthritis. Avoiding physical activity causes the muscles around the joint to decrease in size or atrophy. As the muscles atrophy, the joint becomes less stable and that can have a negative effect on osteoarthritis. It is important to keep our body weight at ideal ...
Osteoarthritis is a common form of arthritis, which is the general term for the inflammation of joints. It is sometimes called degenerative joint disease, which means the symptoms and problems get worse over time. This condition is characterized by the breakdown of cartilage in one or more of the joints in the body. Common forms include joints that bear much of our weight, like hip osteoarthritis or an osteoarthritis knee condition. It can also affect smaller joints, like fingers, thumbs, neck, and the big toe. Joints that have suffered from past injuries or excessive amounts of stress are more susceptible to degeneration through osteoarthritis.. The degeneration in joints is caused by damage to the cartilage that protects the joints. Cartilage is an elastic, rubber-like material that reduces the friction in the meetings points of bone joints. Imagine it functioning like a shock absorber. When osteoarthritis affects your joints, the cartilage begins to lose its elasticity and becomes stiff and ...
A team approach is recommended when getting advice on how best to manage your osteoarthritis (OA). Here are the various professionals who make up an OA team.
What is OsteoArthritis? OsteoArthritis is that you simply type of Arthritis impacting most people. The condition is a lot more prevalent among adults in particular women. Also known as the wear Arthritis or degenerative Arthritis, OsteoArthritis involves a brand new degeneration or deterioration of a particular joint or group associated with joints. Weight-bearing joints such as those based in the arms, legs, back, and hips are the primary locations of the break point. This is not to exclude OsteoArthritis down to inflammation and injury throughout the smaller joints such as those who work in the fingers. The seam, particularly the cartilages below it joints, are worn down because of everyday activities, strenuous thing, injury, fatigue, and dehydration. This degeneration of the joints could result to structural changes of all your joints, joint effusion, bone spurs or bone overgrowths that cause Osteophytes, and muscle therefore joint weakness. People experience OsteoArthritis differently and ...
Osteoarthritis is considered a wear and tear disease because the cartilage in the joint wears down with repeated stress and use over time. As the cartilage deteriorates and gets thinner, the bones lose their protective covering and eventually may rub together, causing pain and inflammation of the joint.. An injury may also lead to osteoarthritis, although it may take months or years after the injury for the condition to develop. For example, osteoarthritis in the big toe is often caused by kicking or jamming the toe, or by dropping something on the toe. Osteoarthritis in the midfoot is often caused by dropping something on it, or by a sprain or fracture. In the ankle, osteoarthritis is usually caused by a fracture and occasionally by a severe sprain.. Sometimes osteoarthritis develops as a result of abnormal foot mechanics such as flat feet or high arches. A flat foot causes less stability in the ligaments (bands of tissue that connect bones), resulting in excessive strain on the joints, which ...
Introduction Recent guidelines pertaining to exercise for individuals with osteoarthritis have been released. These guidelines have been based primarily on studies of knee-joint osteoarthritis. The current study was focused on the hip joint, which has different biomechanical features and risk factors for osteoarthritis and has received much less attention in the literature. The purpose was to conduct a systematic review of the literature to evaluate the exercise programs used in intervention studies focused solely on hip-joint osteoarthritis, to decide whether their exercise regimens met the new guidelines, and to determine the level of support for exercise-therapy interventions in the management of hip-joint osteoarthritis. Methods A systematic literature search of 14 electronic databases was undertaken to identify interventions that used exercise therapy as a treatment modality for hip osteoarthritis. The quality of each article was critically appraised and graded according to standardized ...
Osteoarthritis represents a major therapeutic challenge to medical and health-care providers. In part, this is related to the limited tools that are available for assessing the structural state of joint tissues and to the lack of effective therapies to alter the natural history of osteoarthritis progression. From a clinical and pathologic perspective, osteoarthritis is not a homogeneous disorder, and the underlying pathogenic mechanisms differ among individuals. Even in the same individual, the pathologic processes and etiologic mechanisms may differ at specific stages of disease progression. In the development of strategies for effective intervention, several issues need to be considered. First, the stage of osteoarthritis progression must be considered. Therapies that are effective prior to the development of structural alterations may have limited utility in later stages. Similarly, treatments for late-stage osteoarthritis need to be adapted and adjusted to target specific symptoms that are ...
Medline Abbreviated Title: Osteoarthritis Cartilage, OSTEOARTHR CARTILAGE, Osteoarthritis and cartilage, Osteoarthritis and cartilage / OARS, Osteoarthritis Research Society ...
Osteoarthritis is also called degenerative joint disease. Cartilage damage joint diseases and joint injuries are treated by physical therapist, Dr Kelechi Okoroha in Detroit, West Bloomfield and Royal Oak, MI.
Loss of glycosaminoglycan (GAG) chains of proteoglycans (PGs) is an early event of osteoarthritis (OA) resulting in cartilage degradation that has been previously demonstrated in both huma and experimental OA models. However, the mechanism of GAG loss and the role of xylosyltransferase-I (XT-I) that initiates GAG biosynthesis onto PG molecules in the pathogenic process of human OA are unknown. In this study, we have characterized XT-I expression and activity together with GAG synthesis in human OA cartilage obtained from different regions of the same joint, defined as normal, late-stage or adjacent to late-stage. The results showed that GAG synthesis and content increased in cartilage from areas flanking OA lesions compared to cartilage from macroscopically normal unaffected regions, while decreased in late-stage OA cartilage lesions. This increase in anabolic state was associated with a marked upregulation of XT-I expression and activity in cartilage next to lesion while a decrease in the
Osteoarthritis can be classified as primary or secondary. Primary osteoarthritis has an unknown cause, while secondary osteoarthritis is caused by another disease, infection, injury, or deformity. Osteoarthritis is characterized by the breakdown of cartilage in the joint. As the cartilage wears down, the bone ends may thicken, forming bony growths or spurs that interfere with joint movement. In addition, bits of bone and cartilage may float in the joint space and fluid-filled cysts may form in the bone, limiting joint movement. Several risk factors are associated with osteoarthritis, including the following:. ...
Osteoarthritis can be classified as primary or secondary. Primary osteoarthritis has an unknown cause, while secondary osteoarthritis is caused by another disease, infection, injury, or deformity. Osteoarthritis is characterized by the breakdown of cartilage in the joint. As the cartilage wears down, the bone ends may thicken, forming bony growths or spurs that interfere with joint movement. In addition, bits of bone and cartilage may float in the joint space and fluid-filled cysts may form in the bone, limiting joint movement. Several risk factors are associated with osteoarthritis, including the following:. ...
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OBJECTIVE: To confirm the association of 2 variants of the Frizzled-related protein gene (FRZB) with osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip, and to investigate whether these variants also associate with other heritable generalized OA phenotypes. METHODS: An association analysis of 2 variants (R200W and R324G) of FRZB was performed in a random sample of 1,369 subjects (ages 55-70 years) from a population-based cohort (the Rotterdam Study) scored for radiographic characteristics of OA in the hip, hand, spine, and knee and in a patient population of Caucasian probands (ages 40-70 years) and their siblings selected for the presence of primary symptomatic OA at multiple sites. RESULTS: The allele frequency of the 2 variants was not significantly different between subjects with hip radiographic OA (ROA) and controls. The frequency of the G allele of the R324G variant was significantly increased in subjects with generalized ROA from the Rotterdam Study (0.10) and in subjects from the Genetics, osteoARthritis and
Dr Scott Ritterman offers treatment for osteoarthritis also called degenerative joint disease in Exton, Coatesville and Pottstown, PA.
Also known as wear-and-tear arthritis, osteoarthritis is a condition that destroys the smooth outer covering (articular cartilage) of bone. As the cartilage wears away, it becomes frayed and rough, and the protective space between the bones decreases. During movement, the bones of the joint rub against each other, causing pain.. Among the over 100 different types of arthritis conditions, osteoarthritis is the most common.. The most common symptom of osteoarthritis is pain in the affected joint(s) after repetitive use. The goal of treatment in osteoarthritis is to reduce joint pain and inflammation while improving and maintaining joint function.. ...
Among the most prevalent joint diseases is OsteoArthritis of cash knee. It occurs when your neighborhood cartilage suffers gradual loss. According to doctors, the cartilage serves as a cushion layer situated between the knee bones. Also called the degenerative joint disease, OsteoArthritis could additionally your affect other body seam. When the cartilage deteriorates, the knee joint feels painful. In the last steps from the disease, the pain which discomfort is unbearable. Like, the sick person would not walk steadily or even try to move their very own knee freely. Since the cushion between two bones never will exists after degeneration, any movement makes friction. This is because your neighborhood bones will grind against each other. The result is intolerable soreness and discomfort. The causes of OsteoArthritis are numerous. Nonetheless the, not all the cases of the disease are judges similar, in terms which are severity and frequency. Let me suggest a brief outline of the known causes: • ...
And meniscal tears spell increased osteoarthritis risk. Ironically, meniscectomy - surgical removal of some or all of the meniscus to relieve this condition - further elevates a patients risk of developing osteoarthritis over the long haul.. Throw in all the other accumulated twists and sprains and crunches of the passing years, season with a lifelong pinch of gravity, and youve got the recipe for a huge serving of osteoarthritis: 27 million sufferers in the United States alone.. In a study published in Nature Medicine, Stanford immunologist Bill Robinson, MD, PhD, and his collegues have now shown how an initial insult, such as a torn meniscus, triggers a cascade of low-grade-inflammatory activities in the joint that can result in the cartilage destruction that is osteoarthritis.. This discovery is a big deal because right now there are no decent drugs to slow, halt, or reverse the course of osteoarthritis - just painkillers providing symptomatic relief as the disease worsens.. But by ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Progress of research in osteoarthritis. The evaluation of osteoarthritis with biological markers. AU - Morita, Mitsuhiro. AU - Yamada, Harumoto. AU - Date, Hideki. AU - Yoshimura, Noriko. PY - 2009/11. Y1 - 2009/11. N2 - It is socially required to establish the correlation of some specific biomarkers and the clinical stage of osteoarthritis (OA). This study is to evaluate the usefulness of serum or urine biomarkers in OA in the large population cohort study of Japan. There are many reports to evaluate the usefulness of biological markers in OA, and the similar clinical results are supported in this study. The further follow-up study would be wished to be done.. AB - It is socially required to establish the correlation of some specific biomarkers and the clinical stage of osteoarthritis (OA). This study is to evaluate the usefulness of serum or urine biomarkers in OA in the large population cohort study of Japan. There are many reports to evaluate the usefulness of biological ...
Osteoarthritis is a common cause of pain and economic loss in both humans and horses. The horse is recognized as a suitable model for human osteoarthritis, because the thickness, structure, and mechanical properties of equine articular cartilage are highly comparable to those of humans. Although a number of equine experimental osteoarthritis models have been described in the literature, these cases generally involve the induction of osteoarthritis in just one joint of each animal. This approach necessitates the involvement of large numbers of horses to obtain reliable data and thus limits the use of this animal model, for both economic and ethical reasons. This study adapts an established equine model of post-traumatic osteoarthritis to induce osteoarthritis-associated lesions in all 4 fetlock joints of the same horse in order to reduce the number of animals involved and avoid individual variability, thus obtaining a more reliable method to evaluate treatment efficacy in future studies. The ...
We previously reported that a thienoindazole derivative TD-198946 (TD) induced chondrogenic differentiation in vitro without promoting hypertrophy, and prevented and repaired the degeneration of articular cartilage observed in a surgically induced mouse model of osteoarthritis (OA).1 In that study, the TD injections into mouse knee joints began on the day of the OA surgery (prevention model) or 4 weeks after the surgery (repair model), and continued periodically until 8 weeks after the surgery.1. Here we report the disease-modifying effects of TD injections on progressed OA in mice. We examined 4-week and 8-week injection protocols that began 8 weeks after the OA surgery (figure 1A). Eight mice in each group (n=8) were then subjected to histopathological assessments of knee joint OA. The severity of OA was quantified using the Osteoarthritis Research Society International histopathology scoring system (scale: 0-6)2 on histological sections stained with Safranin O/fast green. The OA surgery, ...
While it may be tempting to use joint discomfort as an excuse not to exercise, people with osteoarthritis wont find significant pain relief unless they keep moving. According to the National Arthritis Foundation, moderate exercise is an essential component of any successful osteoarthritis treatment plan.. More than 40 million people in this country suffer from osteoarthritis, making it one of the leading causes of disability. It is the most common form of arthritis experienced by older people and can lead to chronic pain and stiffness in the hands, neck, back, knees, hips and feet. Osteoarthritis is the result of years of wear and tear on the cartilage, which is the tissue that cushions the ends of our joints.. When the cartilage is compromised, bones rub together causing pain, swelling and stiffness. Some sufferers mistakenly believe that resting the joints is the best way to relieve their symptoms. The fact of the matter is that moderate exercise helps maintain flexibility and reduces pain. ...
Check out these best foods for osteoarthritis, and worst foods for osteoarthritis. The osteoarthritis diet even is known to assist in osteoarthritis prevention.
Degenerative joint disease, also known as osteoarthritis (OA), is a leading cause of adult disability and affects over 30 million American adults. Direct costs for osteoarthritis and other non-traumatic joint disorders top $80 billion a year and will grow significantly in coming years. Beyond costs, care for this disease is frequently uncoordinated, varies dramatically, and often does not follow evidence-based guidelines.. Initial payment reforms have focused on joint replacement surgery, and those have shown promise in reducing costs and improving outcomes. Theres further opportunities to move upstream and help people at earlier stages, which may help many avoid surgery and improve outcomes and experiences for a much broader group of people.. On January 26, 2018, Duke-Margolis, in partnership with the Duke Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care at Dell Medical School at UT-Austin and supported by Pfizer, convened stakeholders from across the health ...
Osteoarthritis affects the whole joint structure with progressive changes in cartilage, menisci, ligaments and subchondral bone, and synovial inflammation. Biomarkers are being developed to quantify joint remodelling and disease progression. This article was prepared following a working meeting of the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis convened to discuss the value of biochemical markers of matrix metabolism in drug development in osteoarthritis. The best candidates are generally molecules or molecular fragments present in cartilage, bone or synovium and may be specific to one type of joint tissue or common to them all. Many currently investigated biomarkers are associated with collagen metabolism in cartilage or bone, or aggrecan metabolism in cartilage. Other biomarkers are related to non-collagenous proteins, inflammation and/or fibrosis. Biomarkers in osteoarthritis can be categorised using the burden of disease, investigative, prognostic, efficacy
Osteoarthritis is the most commonly occurring of the about 200 types of arthritis according to medical experts. The disease indeed comes with age and it spares no one. By age forty, 90 percent of all individuals will have x-ray findings in their joints that one consistent with osteoarthritis although many will still be without symptoms.. The experts added that by age 55, at least 80 percent of all people will occasionally or continually experience a symptom or two of the disease, which include morning stiffness, pain, tenderness and limitation of movement of the involved joints.. Medical experts are unanimous in their assessment that the joints usually affected by osteoarthritis are those of the fingers and toes, between the thumb and the hands, between the big toes and the feet, the hips, the knees, the neck and the lower back.. Moreover, they stressed that osteoarthritis is generally attributed to the wear and tear that occurs in a joint because of use. Changes in the joint include erosion of ...
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common degenerative joint disease, the pathological mechanism of which is currently unknown. Genetic alteration is one of the key...
Inappropriate biomechanics, namely wear-and-tear, has been long believed to be a main cause of osteoarthritis (OA). However, this view is now being re-evaluated, especially when examined alongside mechanobiology and new biomechanical studies. These are multiscale experimental and computational studies focussing on cell- and tissue-level mechanobiology through to organ- and whole-body-level biomechanics, which focuses on the biomechanical and biochemical environment of the joint tissues. This review examined papers from April 2015 to April 2016, with a focus on multiscale experimental and computational biomechanical studies of OA. Assessing the onset or progression of OA at organ- and whole-body-levels, gait analysis, medical imaging and neuromusculoskeletal modelling revealed the extent to which tissue damage changes the view of inappropriate biomechanics. Traditional gait analyses studies reported that conservative treatments can alter joint biomechanics, thereby improving pain and function ...
Researchers have for the first time established that the painful and debilitating symptoms endured by osteoarthritis sufferers are intrinsically linked to the human body clock. Body clocks within cartilage cells - or chondrocytes - control thousands of genes which segregate different biological activities at different times of the day. The body clock, researchers realised, controls the equilibrium between when chondrocyte cells are repaired during rest and when they are worn down through activity. But the research revealed that as we age, our cartilage cell body clocks deteriorate, making the repair function insufficient, which could contribute to osteoarthritis. The team examined three types of human cartilage under the microscope : normal, mildly affected by osteoarthritis and severely affected. As the osteoarthritis became more severe, the number of cells that express BMAL1 - a protein which controls the body clock - became less and less. And in terms of aging, he found similar reduction of ...
Etiology, epidemiology, and impact of osteoarthritis on an individual, society, and nation and the main principles of management of this disease are reviewed in the article. Treatment should be tailored to the needs of an individual patient. Physicians should be familiar with pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment modalities to maximize effective utilization and a thorough understanding of short- and long-term complications and costs. Severity of osteoarthritis should be taken into physicians and patients consideration while applying an appropriate treatment. A stepwise management of osteoarthritis has to be taken into account. As effective interventions remain underused, state arthritis programs, including osteoarthritis programs, have to be developed to build an appropriate scientific base in public health, observe burden and impact, assess and disseminate evidence-based interventions, and work to reduce and delay disability, and improve quality of life among people with arthritis. Adequate
The great success of targeted biologic therapy against rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in recent years has meant that much research has been devoted to investigating the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis (OA) in the hope of defining novel therapeutic targets. In contrast to RA, with its pannus and erosions, OA has long been thought of as a degenerative disease of cartilage, with secondary bony damage and osteophytes. But in recent years, the importance of the synovium, and in particular the synovial macrophages, in OA, has been highlighted in both in vitro and in vivo studies. This review will discuss the potential of synovial macrophages and their mediators, in particular the proinflammatory cytokines tumour necrosis factor α and interleukin-1, as potential therapeutic targets in OA.. ...
Joint Degeneration. Causes: Typically, joint degeneration can occur in most people as they age. At times, degeneration can be referred to as wear and tear. Degeneration of the joint surface, for example, can be accompanied by an overgrowth of bone, narrowing of the joint space and deformity of the joint. Osteoarthritis is a form of joint degeneration and may present in numerous joints of the body including the spine, hips and knees.. There are various factors that have been associated with joint degeneration, such as osteoarthritis, including heredity, injury, fractures and overuse. However, certain conditions can also play a role including metabolic disorders and gout. Furthermore, obesity or being overweight has been associated with a greater risk to develop osteoarthritis of the knee.. Symptoms: The presentation of signs and symptoms can vary greatly depending on the affected joint and area of the body. Generally, symptoms may include:. ...
Osteoarthritis and cartilage The role of cytokines - 20/02/2018В В· FOXO Proteins in Joint Health and Osteoarthritis. Updated In order for its instructions to reach Osteoarthritis and Cartilage / OARS, Osteoarthritis Research
Pak J. et al, 2017.) (2). 1. REF: Osteoarthritis Research Society International. (2017). OARSI Guidelines. [online] Available at: https://www.oarsi.org/education/oarsi-guidelines [Accessed 22 Sep. 2017].. 2. REF: Pak, J., Lee, J., Park, K., Park, M., Kang, L. and Lee, S. (2017). Current use of autologous adipose tissue-derived stromal vascular fraction cells for orthopedic applications. Journal of Biomedical Science, 24(1).. Tags: Macquarie Stem Cells, Dr. Bright, Osteoarthritis Treatment, Dr. Ralph Bright, Stem Cell Therapy, Stem Cell Treatment, Stem Cells for Arthritis. ...
The Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) was convened in 1990 (then Osteoarthritis Research Society) to promote and encourage fundamental and applied research, and to disseminate the results of that research in order to permit better knowledge of osteoarthritis and of its treatment.
Objective: To use deep sequencing to identify novel microRNAs in human osteoarthritic cartilage which have a functional role in chondrocyte phenotype or function. Design: A small RNA library was prepared from human osteoarthritic primary chondrocytes using in-house adaptors and analysed by Illumina sequencing. Novel candidate microRNAs were validated by northern blot and qRT-PCR. Expression was measured in cartilage models. Targets of novel candidates were identified by microarray and computational analysis, validated using 3-UTR-luciferase reporter plasmids. Protein levels were assessed by western blot and functional analysis by cell adhesion. Results: We identified 990 known microRNAs and 1621 potential novel microRNAs in human osteoarthritic chondrocytes, 60 of the latter were expressed in all samples assayed. MicroRNA-140-3p was the most highly expressed microRNA in osteoarthritic cartilage. Sixteen novel candidate microRNAs were analysed further, of which 6 remained after northern blot ...
Osteoarthritis is one of the most common joint disorders in the elderly, yet few studies have targeted symptomatic osteoarthritis, especially symptomatic hand osteoarthritis.. Hand OA is a chronic disease for which no cure is currently available, the symptomatic pharmacologic treatment has significant side effects , and none of the recommended passive modality physical therapies have been demonstrated to improve function. To this end, our study constitutes a systematic approach to show how patients with hand OA might benefit from an intervention that is free of side effects, easily administered, and readily acceptable.. STUDY OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy of exercise for the reduction of hand functional disability associated with hand osteoarthritis that is both symptomatic and radiographic.. Intervention activity: A 16-week, home-based exercise program designed to decrease physical impairment of the hands. The exercise routine consists of nine (9) exercises performed once daily, ...
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Doctor answers on Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and More: Dr. Hadied on advanced degenerative joint disease: Degenerative joint disease is an outdated term for osteoarthritis of peripheral joints. Degenerative disc disease is sometimes diagnosed when vertebral spurs are noted. The latter phenomenon, referred to most accurately as spondylosis deformans, is asymptomatic. It may be associated with disc disease, but disc damage does not necessarily cause pain. for topic: Advanced Degenerative Joint Disease
Cervical pillar hyperplasia (CPH) is a recently described phenomenon of unknown etiology and clinical significance. Global assessment of pillar hyperplasia of the cervical spine as a unit has not shown a relationship with degenerative joint disease, but a more sensible explanation of the architectural influence of CPH on cervical spine biomechanics may be segment-specific. The objective of this study was to determine the level of association between degenerative joint disease (DJD) and cervical pillar hyperplasia (CPH) in an age- and gender-matched sample on a [cervical spine] by-level basis. Two-hundred and forty radiographs were collected from subjects ranging in age between 40 and 69 years. The two primary outcome measures used in the study were the segmental presence/absence of cervical pillar hyperplasia from C3 to C6, and segment-specific presence/absence of degenerative joint disease from C1 to C7. Contingency Coefficients, at the 5% level of significance, at each level, were used to determine
TY - JOUR. T1 - Spatial and temporal changes of subchondral bone proceed to microscopic articular cartilage degeneration in guinea pigs with spontaneous osteoarthritis. AU - Wang, T.. AU - Wen, Chunyi. AU - Yan, C. H.. AU - Lu, W. W.. AU - Chiu, K. Y.. PY - 2013/4/1. Y1 - 2013/4/1. N2 - Objective: This study aimed to investigate the spatial and temporal subchondral bone change of Dunkin-Hartley (DH) strain guinea pigs spontaneous osteoarthritis (OA) model at early stage with three-dimensional Microfocal Computed Tomography (Micro-CT) analysis, histology and immunohistochemistry. Materials and methods: Knee joints of DH and Bristol Strain 2 (BS2) guinea pigs were analyzed at 1, 2 and 3 months of age for early staged subchondral bone ultrastructure change of OA by Micro-CT and histology. And cartilage degeneration was monitored by histological examination. In addition, expression of Osterix was quantified by immunohistochemistry. Results: Microscopic cartilage degeneration was not found at first 3 ...
Osteoarthritis is a chronic, incurable disease of joints that is characterized by joint instability, and loss of articular cartilage. Clinically, osteoarthritis causes varying degrees of pain and dysfunction. Osteoarthritis generally is characterized as primary or secondary. Primary osteoarthritis is old age wear and tear arthritis and while common in humans, is uncommon in dogs. Secondary arthritis is common in dogs and is a response to a joint injury of some type. The most common causes of secondary osteoarthritis in dogs include hip and elbow dysplasia, cranial cruciate ligament ruptures, osteochondritis dissicans of various joints, patellar luxation and joint trauma. All of these conditions cause instability or abnormal weight bearing of joints leading to loss of articular cartilage, joint instability and periarticular osteophyte (bone spur) formation.. Osteoarthritis begins with an insult to the joint that causes damage to the articular cartilage. Once the cartilage is damaged, the injured ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Degradation of proteoglycans in human osteoarthritic cartilage. AU - Altman, Roy D.. AU - Pita, Julio C.. AU - Howell, David S.. PY - 1973/1/1. Y1 - 1973/1/1. N2 - New ultramicro modifications of a hypertonic salt extraction and purification schemes for proteoglycans were applied to the study of proteoglycans in discolored marginal lesions cartilage of patients with osteoarthritis, and the results were compared to a control group of normal appearing cartilage samples from the same patients or from patients with relatively noninflammatory diseases involving the lower extremities. Histologic studies of portions of the same sample used for chemical analysis revealed only minor morphologic changes without leukocytic infiltration. Considerable aberrations from control bovine nasal cartilages were exhibited by normal human articular cartilage samples in respect to the proteoglycan fractionation. Additional abberations of behavior in respect to proteoglycan fractionation were observed ...
In addition to the nonarticular rheumatologic conditions discussed previously, a number of articular disorders warrant the attention of the pain specialist. Among these, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are among the most common. In the United States, as many as 40 million persons are affected by arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions.. Osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease) is the most common form of arthritis and is the most prevalent articular disease affecting elderly persons. The condition results from destruction of joint cartilage by chondrocytes and affects multiple joints, including the distal interphalangeal joints, the proximal interphalangeal joints, spine, hip, and knees, but rarely wrist, shoulder, or metacarpal-phalangeal joints. Weight-bearing joints are most apt to be affected. Osteoarthritis may arise from primary joint dysfunction, involving the synovial capsule, or it can arise from secondary processes (e.g., prior injury or joint trauma). Symptoms of ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Determining the Efficacy of Glucosamine and Chondroitin for Osteoarthritis. AU - ORourke, Michelle. PY - 2001/1/1. Y1 - 2001/1/1. N2 - Glucosamine sulfate and chondroitin sulfate are being used by many patients for the treatment of osteoarthritis. Despite a number of studies supporting efficacy of these agents for palliation of joint pain in patients with osteoarthritis, the American College of Rheumatology Subcommittee on Osteoarthritis believes that it is too early to issue recommendations for use. Currently, the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases in collaboration with the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine have begun a pivotal study to thoroughly evaluate these agents.. AB - Glucosamine sulfate and chondroitin sulfate are being used by many patients for the treatment of osteoarthritis. Despite a number of studies supporting efficacy of these agents for palliation of joint pain in patients with osteoarthritis, the ...
The preponderance of scientific evidence shows that NSAIDs damage articular cartilage. Various scientific papers and consensus groups have stated that there is no convincing data to show that the widely used NSAIDs and recommended selective COX-2 inhibitors have favorable effects on cartilage.129-131 Even the main consensus paper from the International Cartilage Repair Society and Osteoarthritis Research Society International stated that NSAID use has to be limited to the short term. Specifically the recommendation was as follows: In patients with symptomatic hip or knee osteoarthritis, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) should be used at the lowest effective dose but their long-term use should be avoided if possible.132 They also noted that NSAIDs should not be first-line therapy for joint OA. Other groups have raised similar sentiments. The committees of the International League Against Rheumatism and the World Health Organization came up with guidelines for the testing of new ...
Effects of Hesperidin on H₂O₂-Treated Chondrocytes and Cartilage in a Rat Osteoarthritis Model - Get your full text copy in PDF #913726
Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis and describes the degeneration of the joints. The body is constantly repairing the daily wear and tear on our joints; however, osteoarthritis develops when the body cant maintain this repair process. Knee osteoarthritis is the most common form of osteoarthritis affecting 50% of people aged 65 and above. Whilst most experience relatively mild symptoms, for one in ten people, their knee pain and joint stiffness are debilitating.. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of pain and disability, worldwide. Cartilage breakdown partly explains the degenerative nature of knee osteoarthritis, but a major part of the process is due to muscular weakness and loss of control. An effective therapy must then reduce stress on the knee and prevent muscular imbalances that occur as the joint bends and rotates. AposTherapy® redistributes the forces acting on the affected area by re-aligning the body and restoring neuromuscular control. Patients report a ...
Manual physical therapy provided benefits over usual care that were sustained to 1 year for patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee, say authors of an article published online in Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. Exercise physical therapy also provided physical performance benefits over usual care. There was no added benefit from a combination of the 2 therapies. In this 2x2 factorial randomized controlled trial conducted in New Zealand, 206 adults (mean age 66 years) who met the American College of Rheumatology criteria for hip or knee osteoarthritis were allocated to receive manual physical therapy (n=54), multimodal exercise physical therapy (n=51), combined exercise and manual physical therapy (n=50), or no trial physical therapy (n=51). The primary outcome was change in the Western Ontario and McMaster osteoarthritis index (WOMAC) after 1 year. Secondary outcomes included physical performance tests. Outcome assessors were blinded to group allocation.. Of 206 participants recruited, 193 ...
Manual physical therapy provided benefits over usual care that were sustained to 1 year for patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee, say authors of an article published online in Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. Exercise physical therapy also provided physical performance benefits over usual care. There was no added benefit from a combination of the 2 therapies. In this 2x2 factorial randomized controlled trial conducted in New Zealand, 206 adults (mean age 66 years) who met the American College of Rheumatology criteria for hip or knee osteoarthritis were allocated to receive manual physical therapy (n=54), multimodal exercise physical therapy (n=51), combined exercise and manual physical therapy (n=50), or no trial physical therapy (n=51). The primary outcome was change in the Western Ontario and McMaster osteoarthritis index (WOMAC) after 1 year. Secondary outcomes included physical performance tests. Outcome assessors were blinded to group allocation.. Of 206 participants recruited, 193 ...
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common degenerative joint disease, characterized by cartilage loss and subchondral bone remodeling in response to abnormal mechanical load. Heparan sulfate (HS) proteoglycans bind to many proteins that regulate cartilage homeostasis, including growth factors, morphogens, proteases, and their inhibitors, and modulate their localization, retention, and biological activity. Changes in HS expression and structure may thus have important consequences for joint health. We analyzed normal and osteoarthritic human knee cartilage, and found HS biosynthesis was markedly disrupted in OA, with 45% of the 38 genes analyzed differentially regulated in diseased cartilage. The expression of several HS core proteins, biosynthesis, and modification enzymes was increased in OA cartilage, whereas the expression of the HS proteoglycans syndecan 4 and betaglycan was reduced. The structure of HS was also altered, with increased levels of 6-O-sulfation in osteoarthritic samples, which correlated with
Prior research on accelerated knee osteoarthritis (AKOA) was primarily confined to the Osteoarthritis Initiative, which was enriched with people with risk factors for knee osteoarthritis (KOA). It is unclear how often AKOA develops in a community-based cohort and whether we can replicate prior findings from the Osteoarthritis Initiative in another cohort. Hence, we determined the incidence and characteristics of AKOA among women in the Chingford Study, which is a prospective community-based cohort. The Chingford Study had 1003 women with quinquennial knee radiographs over 15 years. We divided the 15-year observation period into three consecutive 5-year phases. Within each 5-year phase, we selected 3 groups of participants among women who started a phase without KOA (Kellgren-Lawrence [KL] | 2): 1) incident AKOA developed KL grade ≥ 3, 2) typical KOA increased radiographic scoring (excluding AKOA), and 3) no KOA had the same KL grade over time. Study staff recorded each participants age, body mass
As an insidious condition that does a great job of sneaking up on people over the course of time, osteoarthritis is a common ailment suffered by thousands of people across Canada. The knee seems particularly prone to developing it. Known as osteoarthritis of the knee, it s the most common type of osteoarthritis. Although it is more common in people over 40, it strikes all age groups. While athletes are common sufferers of osteoarthritis of the knee, they are, by no means, the only sufferers. What is osteoarthritis of the knee? Osteoarthritis of the knee refers to the degeneration of the actual knee joint. More specifically, this means that the hyaline cartilage covering the articulating surfaces of the bones in the knee joint have deteriorated. What…. ...
Erosive osteoarthritis (EOA) is a progressive disease affecting the interphalangeal joints of the hand. It is also known as an inflammatory form of osteoarthritis. Pain, swelling, redness, warmth and limited function of the hand joints are commonly found in most patients with or without Heberden and Bouchards nodes. Conventional radiographs of the hands show a combination of bony proliferation and erosions, which give characteristic patterns of the affected joints, known as gull-wing and saw-tooth deformities. ...
Millions of people suffer from degenerative joint disease (DJD), or osteoarthritis(OA) of the knee. Degenerative joint disease of the knee is the cause of…
In vitro and animal model of osteoarthritis (OA) studies suggest that TGF-β signalling is involved in OA, but human data is limited. We undertook this study to elucidate the role of TGF-β signalling pathway in OA by comparing the expression levels of TGFB1 and BMP2 as ligands, SMAD3 as an intracellular mediator, and MMP13 as a targeted gene between human osteoarthritic and healthy cartilage. Human cartilage samples were collected from patients undergoing total hip/knee joint replacement surgery due to primary OA or hip fractures as controls. RNA was extracted from the cartilage tissues. Real-time quantitative PCR was performed to measure gene expression. Mann-Whitney test was utilized to compare the expression levels of TGFB1, BMP2, SMAD3 and MMP13 in human cartilage between OA cases and controls. Spearmans rank correlation coefficient (rho) was calculated to examine the correlation between the expression levels of the four genes studied and non-parametric regression was used to adjust for covariates
Results BMI was positively related to risk of knee osteoarthritis (Ptrend,0.001), with an RR of 4.37 (95% CI 3.01 to 6.33) in women and 2.78 (95% CI 1.59 to 4.84) in men, comparing obese and normal weight persons. No clear association was observed for hip osteoarthritis. Obesity increased the risk of severe activity-limiting osteoarthritis, with an RR of 2.30 (95% CI 1.68 to 3.15) and 2.50 (95% CI 1.56 to 4.03) in women and men, respectively. Physical exercise did not modify the above associations (Pinteraction,0.34). Exercise intensity was not associated with risk of osteoarthritis in any BMI category; that is, obese persons reporting high-intensity exercise had an RR of 1.28 (95% CI 0.59 to 2.79) for severe osteoarthritis compared with inactive persons. ...
Source: Adapted from the National Institutes of Health. What does the term degenerative joint disease mean? The term degenerative joint disease refers to a common form of arthritis in which tissue changes occur in one or more joints, such as swelling, lumps or cysts, or small pieces of loose bone and carti To find out more about this term, please search the news section of this website for related articles and information.. ...
Degenerative joint disease affects approximately 27 million Americans. In this lesson, we will learn more about degenerative joint disease and how...
Are you fed up with the back pain and misery of osteoarthritis, a painful degenerative joint disease? Regular yoga practice can help. Below are 7 easy exercises to improve mood and mobility, build strength and stability and increase circulation for osteoarthritis sufferers.What do yoga and osteoarthritis have in common?Osteoarthritis is an age-old, degenerative joint ... Continue Reading ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Corrigendum to OARSI Clinical Trials Recommendations. T2 - Design and conduct of clinical trials for hip osteoarthritis [Osteoarthritis Cartilage, 23, (2015), 761-771, doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2015.03.006]. AU - Lane, Nancy E. AU - Hochberg, M. C.. AU - Nevitt, M. C.. AU - Simon, L. S.. AU - Nelson, A. E.. AU - Doherty, M.. AU - Henrotin, Y.. AU - Flechsenhar, K.. PY - 2015/10/1. Y1 - 2015/10/1. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84942549931&partnerID=8YFLogxK. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=84942549931&partnerID=8YFLogxK. U2 - 10.1016/j.joca.2015.05.024. DO - 10.1016/j.joca.2015.05.024. M3 - Article. AN - SCOPUS:84942549931. VL - 23. SP - 1821. JO - Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. JF - Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. SN - 1063-4584. IS - 10. ER - ...
Bannuru RR, Schmid CH, Kent DM, Vaysbrot EE, Wong JB, McAlindon TE. Comparative effectiveness of pharmacologic interventions for knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2015;162(1):46-54. PMID: 25560713 www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25560713. Bennell KL, Buchbinder R, Hinman RS. Physical therapies in the management of osteoarthritis: current state of the evidence. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2015;27(3):304-311. PMID: 25775185 www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25775185. Block JA, Scanzello C. Osteoarthritis. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman-Cecil Medicine. 25th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2016:chap 262. Brouwer RW, Huizinga MR, Duivenvoorden T, et al. Osteotomy for treating knee osteoarthritis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014;12:CD004019. PMID: 25503775 www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25503775. Cakir S, Hepguler S, Ozturk C, Korkmaz M, Isleten B, Atamaz FC. Efficacy of therapeutic ultrasound for the management of knee osteoarthritis: a randomized, ...
With the aim of providing information for modelling joint and limb systems, widely available constitutive hyperelastic laws are evaluated in this paper for their ability to predict the mechanical responses of normal and osteoarthritic articular cartilage. Load-displacement data from mechanical indentation were obtained for normal and osteoarthritic cartilage at 0.1 s(-1) and 0.025 s(-1) and converted to the stress-stretch ratio. The data were then fitted to the Arruda-Boyce, Mooney-Rivlin, neo-Hookean, Ogden, polynomial, and Yeoh hyperelastic laws in the MATLAB environment. Although each of the hyperelastic laws performed satisfactorily at the higher rate of loading, their ability to fit experimental data at the lower loading rate varied considerably. For the preferred models, coefficients were provided for stiff, soft, and average tissues to represent normal and degraded tissue at high and low loading rates. The present authors recommend the use of the Mooney-Rivlin or the Yeoh models for describing
The Hip & Knee Book is an indispensable resource for anyone that has osteoarthritis affecting their hip or knee. The advice contained in this booklet is based on the latest medical research and has been developed with the help of people with osteoarthritis. The booklet is written in an informal, user-friendly manner that provides clear advice on how to cope with osteoarthritis. It not only covers how to manage osteoarthritis but outlines what osteoarthritis is, what causes it, and how it can be diagnosed.. The Hip & Knee Book is designed to help sufferers understand what has happened to them and that, despite the illness, there is plenty that can be done to help overcome the pain and increase activity.. The booklet explains what sufferers can do, why they should do this, and how to go about doing it. All exercises are accompanied by how to illustrations.. ...
Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are characterized by focal loss of cartilage due to an up-regulation of catabolic pathways, induced mainly by pro-inflammatory cytokines, such as interleukin-1 (IL-1) and tumour necrosis factor α (TNFα). Since reactive oxygen species are also involved in this extracellular-matrix-degrading activity, we aimed to compare the chondrocyte oxidative status responsible for cartilage damage occurring in primarily degenerative (osteoarthritis) and inflammatory (rheumatoid arthritis) joint diseases. Human articular chondrocytes were isolated from patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis, or from multi-organ donors, and stimulated with IL-1β and/or TNFα. We evaluated the oxidative stress related to reactive nitrogen and oxygen intermediates, measuring NO2- as a stable end-product of nitric oxide generation and superoxide dismutase as an antioxidant enzyme induced by radical oxygen species. We found that cells from patients with osteoarthritis ...
Both rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are painful conditions affecting the joints of the human body. However, there are a number of differences between the two conditions. Having an idea about these differences will help you in understanding your condition as well as securing the right treatment.. The basic difference between the conditions arises due to their underlying cause. Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease. This means that it takes place because of wear and tear of the cartilage between the joints. Rheumatoid arthritis, on the other hand, takes place because of an autoimmune disorder. An autoimmune disorder is a condition where the immune system attacks healthy tissues in the body itself.. Another difference in the two conditions relate to the age at which the symptoms start off. Rheumatoid arthritis can strike a person at any moment. It does not have a specifically vulnerable age. However, osteoarthritis predominantly affects the aged.. Osteoarthritis advances over a period ...
OBJECTIVES: Obesity as measured by body mass index (BMI) is one of the major risk factors for osteoarthritis. In addition, genetic overlap has been reported between osteoarthritis and normal adult height variation. We investigated whether this relationship is due to a shared genetic aetiology on a genome-wide scale. METHODS: We compared genetic association summary statistics (effect size, p value) for BMI and height from the GIANT consortium genome-wide association study (GWAS) with genetic association summary statistics from the arcOGEN consortium osteoarthritis GWAS. Significance was evaluated by permutation. Replication of osteoarthritis association of the highlighted signals was investigated in an independent dataset. Phenotypic information of height and BMI was accounted for in a separate analysis using osteoarthritis-free controls. RESULTS: We found significant overlap between osteoarthritis and height (p=3.3×10(-5) for signals with p≤0.05) when the GIANT and arcOGEN GWAS were compared. For
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Prevalence of ultrasound-defined hand, knee and hip osteoarthritis at age 63: Isolated hand and osteoarthritis is common and may predict knee and hip ...
April 19, 2013 - A lightweight knee brace can dramatically improve the function and reduce the pain associated with osteoarthritis the affects the kneecap, says a study released today by researchers at The University of Manchester that was funded by Arthritis Research UK. Their findings, which have enormous potential for treating this common joint condition effectively, as well as providing a simple and cheap alternative to painkillers, are being presented today at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International meeting in Philadelphia.
1. Busci L & Poor G: Efficacy and tolerability of oral chondroitin sulfate as a symptomatic slow-acting drug for osteoarthritis (SYSADOA) in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 1998; 6(supplement A):31-36. 2. Morrison LM & Enrick NL: Coronary heart disease: reduction of death rate by chondroitin sulfate-A. Angiology 1973: 24(5): 269-287. 3. Tallia A & Cardone D: Asthma exacerbation associated with glucosamine-chondroitin supplement. J Am Board Fam Pract 2002; 15(6):841-848. 4. Uebelhart D, Thonar E & Delmas P: Effects of oral chondroitin sulfate on the progression of knee osteoarthritis: a pilot study. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 1998; 6 (supplement A):39-46. 5. Verbruggen G, Goemaere S & Veys E: Chondroitin sulfate: S/MOAD (structure/disease modifying anti-osteoarthritis drug) in the treatment of finger joint OA. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 1998; 6(suppl A): 37-38. 6. Product Information: Glucosamine hcl chondroitin sulfate oral tablets. Puritans Pride, Bohemia, NY, 2006. ...
Hope for osteoarthritis patients - this book covers the entire range of therapies to ensure mobility and quality of life.How do I know if I have osteoarthritis of the knee?When should I consult a doctor?Do I have primary or secondary osteoarthiritis?What does a good diagnosis consist of?Which treatment options are particularly suitable for me?What are the best ways to treat pain?How do I prevent or alleviate the further development of osteoarthritis?Knee specialist Dr. Franz explains the different types of osteoarthritis, covers the range of therapies from natural to high-tech medicine, and takes a look at recommended types of diet, exercise, and sport - and at how individuals can take action to prevent and alleviate the disease. Dr. Franz many years of indepth experience have led him t the conclusion that a multimodal approach - the coordinated combination of various therapies tailored to each individual - works best.The book included information on all diagnostic procedure, dietary guidelines for
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... in osteoarthritis pain of the knee: a pilot clinical trial". Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 14 (3): 286-94. doi:10.1016/j.joca. ... in the treatment of osteoarthritis". Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 16 (11): 1277-88. doi:10.1016/j.joca.2008.03.002. PMID ... A more recent 26-week study on large joint osteoarthritis observed no adverse events or abnormal changes in lab monitoring when ... These studies of MSM have suggested some benefits, particularly for treatment of oxidative stress and osteoarthritis, but ...
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Basic information about osteoarthritis, a common form of arthritis that affects adults. ... Osteoarthritis-American College of Rheumatologyexternal icon. *A National Public Health Agenda for Osteoarthritis: 2020 Update ... Learn more about Osteoarthritis. *Osteoarthritis-National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseasesexternal ... Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis. Some people call it degenerative joint disease or "wear and tear" ...
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MANAGEMENT OF OSTEOARTHRITIS IN CLINICAL PRACTICE. The aims of management of patients with osteoarthritis are:. *. Patient ... Meanwhile, osteoarthritis remains a significant public health problem.. Box 4 : Learning points in management of osteoarthritis ... Although ubiquitous, osteoarthritis is generally commoner in Europeans than in Asians. Osteoarthritis of the hip is more common ... Osteoarthritis is classified into two groups. Primary osteoarthritis can be localised or generalised, the latter more commonly ...
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Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common, chronic disease that most frequently affects the knees and is a major cause of disability in ... Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common, chronic disease that most frequently affects the knees and is a major cause of disability in ... Glucosamine and chondroitin for osteoarthritis J Int Med Res. 2008 Nov-Dec;36(6):1161-79. doi: 10.1177/147323000803600602. ...
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  • 2 Data from the Arthritis Research Campaign show that up to 550 000 people in the UK have severe knee osteoarthritis and two million people visited their general practitioner in the past year because of osteoarthritis. (bmj.com)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee in Athletes Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease, is an endemic condition that affects 20 million people in the United States alone. (bartleby.com)
  • However, recent US data has revealed knee osteoarthritis does not discriminate age, and there is growing evidence that osteoarthritis affects individuals at a young age. (bartleby.com)
  • Symptoms of knee osteoarthritis include stiffness, swelling, and pain, which make it hard to walk, climb, and get in and out of chairs and bathtubs. (nationaljewish.org)
  • As with knee osteoarthritis, symptoms of hip osteoarthritis include pain and stiffness of the joint itself. (nationaljewish.org)
  • So, the researchers tested the therapeutic potential of so-called locked nucleic acid-antisense oligonucleotides (LNA-ASO) in rats, rodents, cell cultures, and tissue samples from people with knee and spine osteoarthritis. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In this study," write the authors, "we provide the first evidence that intra-articular injection of in vivo grade LNA-miR-181a-5p ASO can attenuate cartilage degeneration in preclinical models of [facet joint] and knee [osteoarthritis]. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Tricompartmental osteoarthritis is a type of osteoarthritis that affects all three compartments of the knee. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • He highlighted the authors' acknowledgment of previous studies in which PRP injections appeared effective in treating knee OA, including their statement that the "results reported here for ankle osteoarthritis were not consistent with these potentially beneficial effects in knee osteoarthritis. (medscape.com)
  • Knee osteoarthritis (OA), a degenerative joint disease that breaks down cartilage and, in turn, causes bones to grind against one another, leading to painful inflammation. (oprah.com)
  • If you have osteoarthritis of the knee, you have company. (sharecare.com)
  • You can put the brakes on knee osteoarthritis with a few lifestyle changes. (sharecare.com)
  • If Diagnosed with Osteoarthritis of the Knee, What Can I Do to Keep it from Getting Worse? (sharecare.com)
  • In 2003, a randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover study evaluated the safety, effectiveness, and tolerability of Boswellia serrata extract in 30 knee osteoarthritis patients. (verywellhealth.com)
  • In 2007, researchers published results in the Indian Journal of Pharmacology from a 6-month randomized, prospective, open-label, comparative study that assessed the effectiveness, safety, and tolerability of Boswellia serrata extract compared to valdecoxib (brand name Bextra, removed from the market in U.S. in 2005) in 66 patients with knee osteoarthritis. (verywellhealth.com)
  • 5-Loxin was found to reduce pain and improve physical function in the knee osteoarthritis patients. (verywellhealth.com)
  • In 2010, 5-Loxin and Aflapin, both derived from Boswellia serrata, were compared for knee osteoarthritis. (verywellhealth.com)
  • These images are a random sampling from a Bing search on the term "Knee Osteoarthritis Management. (fpnotebook.com)
  • The Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) guidelines provide separate recommendations for treatment of symptomatic arthritis in one or both knees (knee-only OA) and in the knee(s) in addition to other joints (eg, hip, hand, spine, etc). (medscape.com)
  • Researchers in the US are calling for a re-evaluation of the way some well known painkillers are prescribed after research showed they may actually lead to a worsening of inflammation over time in osteoarthritis-affected knee joints. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • To date, no curative therapy has been approved to cure or reduce the progression of knee osteoarthritis," said the study's lead author, Johanna Luitjens, from the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • The study compared 793 participants with moderate to severe osteoarthritis of the knee who did not use NSAIDs, with 277 patients who received sustained treatment with NSAIDs for more than a year. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • In this large group of participants, we were able to show that there were no protective mechanisms from NSAIDs in reducing inflammation or slowing down progression of osteoarthritis of the knee joint," said Luitjens. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • Surgical procedures for osteoarthritis include arthroscopy, osteotomy, and (particularly with knee or hip osteoarthritis) arthroplasty. (medscape.com)
  • Mesenchymal stem cell therapy continues to be a promising investigational approach to knee osteoarthritis. (medscape.com)
  • However, a study in patients with knee osteoarthritis found no evidence that long-term NSAID use reduces inflammation or slows the progression of osteoarthritis. (medscape.com)
  • Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. (epnet.com)
  • The aim of this study is to compare the effects of vitamin D supplementation versus placebo on knee pain and knee structural changes in patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis over a 2- year period. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Orthopaedic surgeon Constance Chu has spent her career seeking ways to prevent osteoarthritis from developing after a knee injury. (stanford.edu)
  • Knee braces are available for medial compartmental osteoarthritis (arthritis on the inside of the knee joint). (sutterhealth.org)
  • Lumbar spine osteoarthritis can be associated with radicular pain above the knee. (physio-pedia.com)
  • Fast Five Quiz: Knee Osteoarthritis Presentation and Diagnosis - Medscape - May 18, 2022. (medscape.com)
  • Dr. Constance Chu, a professor of orthopedic surgery at Stanford, explained to Time.com , 'Combining walking in very high heels for long periods of time every day with obesity and aging would be a perfect storm for knee osteoarthritis. (ksl.com)
  • Those eating traditionally Mediterranean saw an 8% decrease in cartilage decay, 2.2% weight loss, improved knee and hip movement, and a whopping 47% decrease in IL-1a, an inflammatory biomarker that stimulates the "synthesis and activity of matrix metalloproteinases and other enzymes involved in cartilage destruction in osteoarthritis. (thatsugarmovement.com)
  • Guide Eases Prayer for Muslims With Knee Osteoarthritis Simple modifications let patients with knee osteoarthritis maintain traditional practices. (medscape.com)
  • Lowering BMI Linked With Better Knee Osteoarthritis Outcomes Losing weight helps prevent the onset and progression of knee osteoarthritis, researchers in Australia report. (medscape.com)
  • Walking aids have been shown to lessen the pain associated with hip and knee osteoarthritis. (medscape.com)
  • Shoe insoles may reduce the pain associated with knee and hip osteoarthritis as well as offer benefits for ambulation, and they are recommended in evidence-based guidelines . (medscape.com)
  • This data release, Series 11 No. 11A, contains the NHANES III knee osteoarthritis X-ray data file and documentation. (cdc.gov)
  • IMSEAR at SEARO: Relationship between osteoarthritis of knee and menopause. (who.int)
  • If you have hip or knee osteoarthritis, your risk of falling is much higher than normal. (albanesechiropractic.com)
  • In a 2001 University of Miami study, 261 patients with knee osteoarthritis received either a twice-daily dose of ginger extract or a placebo. (qualityhealth.com)
  • Although these surgeries are mostly considered as the last-resort solution for treatment, studies show that nonsurgical treatments, such as physical therapy, can be more effective in hip and knee osteoarthritis compared with having no treatment (5). (who.int)
  • Practice Guidelines Highlights From the Past Year Here are some updates on treating C diff, knee osteoarthritis, and STIs. (medscape.com)
  • Orthobiologics for Knee Osteoarthritis: Fact, Fiction, or Fantasy? (medscape.com)
  • This is often the cause of osteoarthritis in younger adults. (medlineplus.gov)
  • But if you start running inadvertently without following a proper training programme, it may cause injury and ultimately lead to osteoarthritis," he says while adding that running alone is not the only cause of osteoarthritis. (ndtv.com)
  • Researchers say the decline due to aging of the membrane protein Klotho may be an underlying cause of osteoarthritis. (wfamilymedicine.com)
  • Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis. (cdc.gov)
  • Osteoarthritis is a degenerative arthritis, a condition in which joint cartilage breaks down. (bartleby.com)
  • Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis and is defined as a gradual process of destruction and degeneration or wearing away of the joint cartilage which typically occurs in the older individual age 50 and over (http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/330487-overview#a0101). (bartleby.com)
  • Osteoarthritis is one type of arthritis, and arthritis is basically when the joints in the human body are inflamed. (bartleby.com)
  • Lumbar osteoarthritis is a form of degenerative arthritis in the low back that causes pain, stiffness, and inflammation in the joints between vertebrae. (spine-health.com)
  • There is unclear scientific evidence for its use to treat rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis , ulcerative colitis , and Crohn's disease . (verywellhealth.com)
  • Osteoarthritis is the type of arthritis that many people get as they age. (healthwise.net)
  • Osteoarthritis, sometimes called degenerative joint disease (DJD) or wear-and-tear arthritis, is a condition when the articular cartilage in your joints breaks down. (healthpartners.com)
  • Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and a growing burden on the public healthcare [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Osteoarthritis is one of the most common types of arthritis, currently affecting over 20 million Americans. (fibromyalgia-symptoms.org)
  • Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease and is the most common form of arthritis. (baycare.org)
  • Osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease, affects an estimated 27 million adults in the United States in 2005, in 2007-2009, 50 percent of adults 65 years or older reported arthritis diagnosis (CDC data). (medicaldaily.com)
  • One of the most common forms of arthritis, osteoarthritis is generally caused by aging joints, injury and obesity. (earthclinic.com)
  • As osteoarthritis is a chronic disease, treatment is primarily about managing the symptoms and this study shows that eating healthily may help form part of that treatment strategy," says Martin Lau of Arthritis Action, an U.K. charity that helped fund the study. (thatsugarmovement.com)
  • Sex Differences Seen in Inflammatory Arthritis Healthcare Use Women's higher risk of conditions such as osteoarthritis and pain and fatigue may help to explain why overall healthcare resource use was higher in female patients with inflammatory arthritis. (medscape.com)
  • New research has shed light on the mechanisms inside the body that can lead to osteoarthritis - and this new data could spur the future development of treatments for the degenerative joint disease and most common form of arthritis. (wfamilymedicine.com)
  • Osteoarthritis (OA), the most common form of arthritis, is a leading cause of disability and is an under-recognized public health crisis. (unc.edu)
  • Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) can be difficult to diagnose because it shares symptoms with conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia , and gout . (everydayhealth.com)
  • Enthesitis, or inflammation of the areas where ligaments or tendons enter into the bones, is also a characteristic of psoriatic arthritis that does not occur in rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis . (everydayhealth.com)
  • Osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease in which the cartilage wears away with age and bone rubs against bone, is the most common form of arthritis and affects about 27 million Americans. (everydayhealth.com)
  • Virtually everyone will develop osteoarthritis at some point, so you can certainly have osteoarthritis and psoriatic arthritis at the same time," says Genovese. (everydayhealth.com)
  • Patients with osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) exhibited similar disease burden at initial presentation, but patients with OA exhibited higher disease burden 6 months later, according to results of a retrospective cohort study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology . (rheumatologyadvisor.com)
  • Disease burden in osteoarthritis (OA) is similar to rheumatoid arthritis (RA) at initial rheumatology visit and significantly greater 6-months later [published online March 20, 2019]. (rheumatologyadvisor.com)
  • Recently published guidelines from the American College of Rheumatology/Arthritis Foundation suggest consulting with an occupational therapist when considering digital orthoses, ring splints, and rigid or neoprene orthoses for osteoarthritis of the hand. (medscape.com)
  • Know the difference: Rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis? (medlineplus.gov)
  • Wondering if you have rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis? (medlineplus.gov)
  • Boswellia helps to reduce inflammation associated with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis . (diabetesbalance.com)
  • Compared with osteoarthritis, which typically affects one specific joint, rheumatoid arthritis usually occurs in the same joints on both sides of your body - so it commonly affects both feet at once. (creakyjoints.org)
  • Results: 87.6% of survey respondents reported joint pain, 47.8% a diagnosis of arthritis, and 22.4% osteoarthritis (OA). (cdc.gov)
  • This increase nary disease (COPD), (iv) colon cancer, (v) coronary heart disease, (vi) diabetes mellitus, (vii) major depressive dis- has been widely attributed to rising rates of obesity due order, (viii) osteoarthritis, (ix) rheumatoid arthritis, and to changes in diet and physical activity brought on by (x) stroke. (who.int)
  • We obtained per unit cost estimates costs (including the cost of hospitalizations, outpatient for other illnesses - asthma, COPD, major depressive disorder, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis - from visits, emergency department visits, general practitioner the literature (4-15) . (who.int)
  • Traditionally, osteoarthritis was viewed as an inevitably progressive, degenerative disease process. (bmj.com)
  • Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disease characterized by injury of all joint tissues. (nature.com)
  • ACR 2022 Denosumab May Halt Erosive Hand Osteoarthritis Progression In a randomized clinical trial, denosumab seemed to halt progression of erosive hand osteoarthritis, but had a delayed impact on pain. (medscape.com)
  • What are the treatments for osteoarthritis? (medlineplus.gov)
  • The paper also discusses the challenges for developing good quality outcome measures for use in large scale multicentre clinical trials for new osteoarthritis treatments, especially disease modifying osteoarthritis drugs. (bmj.com)
  • This is important because there are currently no drugs or treatments available to patients that can stop osteoarthritis," continues the senior scientist. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Current treatments for osteoarthritis address the symptoms, such as pain, but are unable to stop the progression of the disease," he adds. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Although there is no cure for osteoarthritis, there are many treatments that can help alleviate pain. (baycare.org)
  • But now that researchers can diagnose pre-osteoarthritis, they can seek treatments to prevent osteoarthritis from developing. (stanford.edu)
  • Global Stem Cells, comprised of health professionals who are experts in providing access to the safest and effective Stem Cell treatments, currently offers a treatment for Osteoarthritis using Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) with the addition of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP). (globalstemcells.com)
  • Dr Bert R. Mandelbaum on the evidence, and lack of evidence around orthobiologic treatments for osteoarthritis. (medscape.com)
  • Who is more likely to develop osteoarthritis? (medlineplus.gov)
  • When this cartilage starts to wear down, your joints will start to feel irritated and painful, and you can develop osteoarthritis. (baycare.org)
  • In another, they will test gene therapy in horses, who develop osteoarthritis similar to the way people do. (stanford.edu)
  • Many people believe that running can lead to osteoarthritis in joints that bear body weight. (ndtv.com)
  • Most common symptoms of osteoarthritis are pain and swelling in joints. (ndtv.com)
  • Other symptoms of osteoarthritis include creaking and stiffness in joints and loss of range of motion. (ndtv.com)
  • Osteoarthritis is a condition at effects the joints, when the surface of the joints become damaged so it isn't no longer smooth. (bartleby.com)
  • Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic condition that affects the joints leading to inflammation and joint degeneration. (bartleby.com)
  • Osteoarthritis medications are drugs used in the treatment of osteoarthritis , a painful condition that affects joints. (medicinenet.com)
  • Medications used to treat osteoarthritis relieve pain , reduce inflammation in the joints, and prevent the complications that arise from osteoarthritis. (medicinenet.com)
  • Osteoarthritis tends to progress slowly at first, with joints slightly aching after physical activity. (nationaljewish.org)
  • When osteoarthritis involves the hands, small, bony knobs may appear on the end joints of the fingers. (nationaljewish.org)
  • Osteoarthritis is a progressive condition that affects the bones and cartilage within the joints. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • It has been found to relieve joint pain from osteoarthritis in some people when rubbed into the skin over affected joints. (healthlinkbc.ca)
  • hand orthoses are conditionally recommended for patients with osteoarthritis in other joints of the hand. (medscape.com)
  • Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition affecting joints in the body - most commonly hips, knees, ankles, spine and hands - which results from the degradation of cartilage on the ends of bones within the joints. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • Heavy, prolonged use of the joints, like regularly lifting heavy objects, can also cause osteoarthritis. (healthpartners.com)
  • Osteoarthritis is painful as joints become stiff and inflamed when the smooth cartilage lining the joints gets damaged. (nuffieldhealth.com)
  • Also known as degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis is an illness that affects the condition of the cartilage in your joints. (fibromyalgia-symptoms.org)
  • Symptoms also depend upon which joints are affected by your osteoarthritis. (fibromyalgia-symptoms.org)
  • The symptoms of osteoarthritis often begin slowly and usually begin with one or a few joints. (nih.gov)
  • Osteoarthritis symptoms can affect joints differently. (nih.gov)
  • If you suspect osteoarthritis, your doctor will do a physical exam of the joints affected. (baycare.org)
  • Osteoarthritis (OA) is a disease of joints, such as the hip. (cochrane.org)
  • Osteoarthritis is described as joint pain and damage associated with aging joints, injury and obesity. (earthclinic.com)
  • Creaky joints and swelling are also common of osteoarthritis. (earthclinic.com)
  • Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disorder typically involving the knees, hips, and hand joints and affects approximately 240 million people worldwide. (medscape.com)
  • Osteoarthritis, in many cases, cannot be prevented - use of our joints over time naturally leads to degradation. (vipsurg.com)
  • However, it stands to reason that those who put more pressure on their joints will likely suffer from more severe osteoarthritis and at an earlier age. (vipsurg.com)
  • Conventional wisdom has told us that osteoarthritis is a wear and tear issue on the joints. (vipsurg.com)
  • These can be symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA), a condition seeing the breakdown of cartilage in hips, hands, knees, elbows, the spine and other joints throughout the body. (thatsugarmovement.com)
  • Pain experienced from having the cartilage of your joints twisted, as if being tied in a knot, extending to body parts including thighs and groin and affecting your posture, is the kind of hurt caused by Osteoarthritis. (globalstemcells.com)
  • Osteoarthritis can damage any joint in your body, though it most commonly affects joints in your hands, knees, hips, and spine. (medlineplus.gov)
  • More and more people in the age group of 35 to 45 years in Lucknow are getting diagnosed with osteoarthritis (deformity in joints). (theenglishpost.com)
  • Osteoarthritis affects people in different ways, and not everyone has pain. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common, chronic disease that most frequently affects the knees and is a major cause of disability in the elderly. (nih.gov)
  • One condition called Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common degenerative joint disease that affects the cartilage. (bartleby.com)
  • Osteoarthritis that affects the hands tends to be hereditary. (nationaljewish.org)
  • And while it's possible to get osteoarthritis in any joint, it often affects the hips, knees, shoulders and wrists. (healthpartners.com)
  • Osteoarthritis affects each person differently. (nih.gov)
  • Similar to cervical osteoarthritis, disc degeneration disease also affects aging people. (uppercervicalawareness.com)
  • Can Running Lead To Osteoarthritis? (ndtv.com)
  • Running inadvertently can lead to osteoarthritis: Dr L. Tomar. (ndtv.com)
  • But in case there is some kind of sports injury and you continue to run in pain, it may lead to osteoarthritis," he explains. (ndtv.com)
  • If these people try to run inadvertently, it may lead to osteoarthritis. (ndtv.com)
  • Other lifestyle disorders like lack of exercising can also lead to osteoarthritis. (ndtv.com)
  • Whatever your sports passion, along with the health benefits comes a risk of injury that can lead to osteoarthritis (OA) later in life. (webmd.com)
  • They're looking at the molecular changes during deterioration of the cartilage, in the hopes that they can improve understanding about how injuries lead to osteoarthritis. (stanford.edu)
  • These strategies help reduce pain and disability so people with osteoarthritis can pursue the activities that are important to them. (cdc.gov)
  • People with osteoarthritis usually have joint pain and, after rest or inactivity, stiffness for a short period of time. (nih.gov)
  • He told Medical News Today that a range of injections are available for people with osteoarthritis. (wfamilymedicine.com)
  • It promotes effective treatment options to control joint pain and improve function in people with osteoarthritis. (bvsalud.org)
  • This paper reviews current thinking on the aetiology, pathogenesis, investigations, and management of osteoarthritis. (bmj.com)
  • 2011). Evidence for the efficacy of complimentary and alternative medicines in the management of osteoarthritis: A systematic review. (healthlinkbc.ca)
  • It is important to treat osteoarthritis effectively using a multidisciplinary approach tailored to the patient's needs. (bmj.com)
  • Currently, there are no effective disease-modifying medications to treat osteoarthritis. (medicinenet.com)
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs block the production of inflammatory chemicals and reduce swelling, inflammation, and pain from osteoarthritis. (medicinenet.com)
  • NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) such as ibuprofen and naproxen are designed to reduce inflammation for the estimated 2.2 million Australians suffering from the sometimes debilitating effects of osteoarthritis. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • According to Luitjens, the common practice of prescribing NSAIDs for osteoarthritis should be revisited as there doesn't appear to be any evidence they have a positive impact on joint inflammation nor do they slow or prevent synovitis or degenerative changes in the joint. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • Osteoarthritis is a condition in which this cartilage begins to break down, causing jagged, degraded tissue and later bone on bone rubbing, inflammation and bone spurs that lead to weakness, pain, disability and even immobility. (vipsurg.com)
  • As a result of this inflammation, obese patients may be at a higher risk of osteoarthritis, not only from physical wear and tear, but also from this inflammatory response. (vipsurg.com)
  • Effectiveness of Nursing Care on Patients with Osteoarthritis .Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition that results in joint inflammation. (cardiometry.net)
  • Osteoarthritis in the knees can lead to disability. (nationaljewish.org)
  • Although it occurs most often in the hands, hips, and knees, osteoarthritis can also affect the body's spine. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • I have had bone-on-bone osteoarthritis in both knees for about 4 years. (drugs.com)
  • I'm 72 with bone on bone osteoarthritis in my knees. (drugs.com)
  • Osteoarthritis is the most common cause of pain and disability in knees. (sutterhealth.org)
  • Excess weight can have a big effect on your knees, especially if you have osteoarthritis. (spirehealthcare.com)
  • Everyone runs a risk of developing joint problems as they age, but those with a history of high heel wearing run a higher risk than most for early onset osteoarthritis in their knees. (ksl.com)
  • AIM: To study the difference in the onset of osteoarthritis (OA) between males and females with respect to age and to note the relationship between OA of the knees and menopause and hysterectomy in females. (who.int)
  • King George's Medical University (KGMU) pro-vice chancellor Prof Vineet Sharma said, "If anyone feels pain in knees or any other joint, she/ he must consult a doctor as it might be a case of osteoarthritis. (theenglishpost.com)
  • While most patients with osteoarthritis experience joint stiffness, joint swelling, or the sound of bone rubbing on bone, several other signs of the disease depend on the specific joint affected. (nationaljewish.org)
  • Osteoarthritis of the spine may show up as stiffness and pain in the neck or lower back. (nationaljewish.org)
  • Symptoms of lumbar osteoarthritis include decreased back motion and flexibility, as well as stiffness and pain in the lower regions of the back. (spine-health.com)
  • Our orthopedic doctors, orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists and other osteoarthritis experts have helped thousands of people find relief from pain, stiffness and swelling so they can move comfortably again. (healthpartners.com)
  • Most people experience a lot of pain, stiffness and swelling when osteoarthritis is advanced. (healthpartners.com)
  • If osteoarthritis is left untreated, it can become increasingly difficult to get through your day-to-day life, and you may notice more severe joint stiffness and a loss of mobility. (healthpartners.com)
  • Evidence on arterial stiffness and osteoarthritis is so far lacking or inconclusive. (hindawi.com)
  • Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease, which is responsible for causing intense joint pain and stiffness. (fibromyalgia-symptoms.org)
  • The typical presentation of patients with symptomatic osteoarthritis of the spine is pain, stiffness, and motion restriction, which is commonly accompanied by referred pain. (physio-pedia.com)
  • Adding chiropractic care to your osteoarthritis treatment plan can reduce both pain and stiffness. (albanesechiropractic.com)
  • The American College of Rheumatology have produced criteria for the diagnosis of osteoarthritis. (bmj.com)
  • I have severe osteoarthritis in my spine. (healingwell.com)
  • Study co-author Dr. Raja Rampersaud, who is also an orthopedic spine surgeon, comments on the findings, saying, "The technology in osteoarthritis is in its infancy, but the research has now taken a big step forward. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Osteoarthritis of the spine commonly occurs as a result of aging, trauma to the spine, and repetitive movements. (spine-health.com)
  • Spine osteoarthritis is the presence of disc degeneration and osteophyte formation (referred to as spinal "degenerative change") [1] . (physio-pedia.com)
  • The etiology of spine osteoarthritis is now theorised to be secondary to its many factors including genetic predisposition , epigenetics , diet, obesity , sex, age, and ethnicity differences. (physio-pedia.com)
  • Treatment of spine osteoarthritis includes conservative management, pharmacological interventions, and invasive procedures. (physio-pedia.com)
  • What To Know About Osteoarthritis and Obesity? (vipsurg.com)
  • While these can be associated with a different disease, Osteoarthritis is known to occur through determinable causes: old age, obesity, joint injury, heredity, and injury. (globalstemcells.com)
  • The increased average age of the world population and the higher prevalence of obesity and osteoarthritis together with increased health costs have led to concerns about the health system's capacity to provide these procedures and consequently the need for rationing to ensure that people in most need have access to them (1,6-8). (who.int)
  • Some research shows that acupuncture may help relieve osteoarthritis pain. (medlineplus.gov)
  • This is a common procedure to relieve the pain of osteoarthritis and is a long-term solution for a worn-out joint. (nuffieldhealth.com)
  • In some cases, surgery can help relieve osteoarthritis symptoms. (baycare.org)
  • The goal of treating osteoarthritis is to ease your pain, help you move better, and stop it from getting worse. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Muscle relaxants are useful as adjunct therapy to reduce diffuse and chronic pain from osteoarthritis. (medicinenet.com)
  • The higher levels of these hormones help reduce chronic pain from osteoarthritis. (medicinenet.com)
  • Lumbar osteoarthritis is a common cause of low back pain in people over age 60. (spine-health.com)
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections did not significantly improve pain or function when compared with placebo injections in patients with ankle osteoarthritis (OA), a new study has found. (medscape.com)
  • NSAIDs are frequently used to treat pain, but it is still an open discussion of how NSAID use influences outcomes for osteoarthritis patients. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • If you have joint pain, you might have a condition called osteoarthritis. (healthpartners.com)
  • This is the first stage of osteoarthritis where the pain is minor. (healthpartners.com)
  • The goals of osteoarthritis treatment include alleviation of pain and improvement of functional status. (medscape.com)
  • Osteoarthritis occurs when your joint cartilage begins to break down, causing pain and suffering. (fibromyalgia-symptoms.org)
  • Osteoarthritis pain tends to be localized to the joint area. (fibromyalgia-symptoms.org)
  • Researchers continue to study the cause of pain in people who have osteoarthritis. (nih.gov)
  • Pain and other symptoms of osteoarthritis may lead you to feel tired, have problems sleeping, and feel depressed. (nih.gov)
  • We're on a path toward preventing and finding a cure for pre-osteoarthritis and reducing the number of people who are disabled from joint pain and who need metal and plastic replacements," Chu said. (stanford.edu)
  • The key for treating joint pain via supplements is selecting anti-inflammatory supplements including omega-3 fats, turmeric, ginger and vitamin C. Glucosamine is another well-known osteoarthritis cure. (earthclinic.com)
  • All her pain from her osteoArthritis has let up. (earthclinic.com)
  • My increasing symptoms of Osteoarthritis have been brought under control, the pain is significantly reduced. (earthclinic.com)
  • The various treatment modalities get determined by the etiology of the osteoarthritis, duration of the patient's pain, neurological symptoms, and physical exam findings. (physio-pedia.com)
  • Home / Neck Pain / Can You Have Osteoarthritis in the Neck? (uppercervicalawareness.com)
  • If you also experience recurring neck pain due to osteoarthritis, this guide can provide you with the information you need to cope better. (uppercervicalawareness.com)
  • Stem Cells have self-renewing and differentiating capabilities and they help in the treatment of a disease such as Osteoarthritis by seeking out inflamed and/or injured cell tissues, and regenerating and healing these pain-causing cells. (globalstemcells.com)
  • With over a thousand orthopaedic cases treated, Osteoarthritis improvements evident in patients' cartilage growth, reduced pain and swelling, and better mobility. (globalstemcells.com)
  • While pain relief medication can help manage symptoms of both conditions, osteoarthritis is not an inflammatory joint disease. (everydayhealth.com)
  • Osteoarthritis not only causes pain, but also makes it difficult to do a variety of everyday things. (albanesechiropractic.com)
  • Self-reported pain levels in patients who had osteoarthritis of the neck decreased from 8.6 to 2.6 after receiving manipulation (adjustments) and mechanical mobilization device therapy, according to a research study published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. (albanesechiropractic.com)
  • Need help dealing with your osteoarthritis pain? (albanesechiropractic.com)
  • Effects of a Ginger Extract on Kee Pain in Patients With Osteoarthritis. (qualityhealth.com)
  • Joint pain can be caused by osteoarthritis, injury, prolonged abnormal posture, or repetitive motion. (cdc.gov)
  • Pain-related fear and daily functioning in patients with osteoarthritis. (bvsalud.org)
  • The Osteoarthritis Action Alliance (OAAA) is supported, in part, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (unc.edu)
  • Osteoarthritis happens when the cartilage and other tissues within the joint break down or have a change in their structure. (nih.gov)
  • Osteoarthritis happens when the cartilage at the ends of the bones in a joint wears away. (albanesechiropractic.com)
  • Cite this: PRP Injections Don't Top Placebo for Ankle Osteoarthritis - Medscape - Oct 26, 2021. (medscape.com)
  • Osteoarthritis Cartilage;29(10): 1462-1473, 2021 10. (bvsalud.org)
  • I have severe Osteoporosis with Osteoarthritis.When I hurt I get in as warm as water as i can & that helps me.I take tylenol extra strength as needed which isn't often. (healingwell.com)
  • The members of the Committee of Scientific Advisors of the International Osteoporosis Foundation ( IOF ) and the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis ( ESCEO ) are developing a very exciting Congress' scientific programme that will bring together the world's best in the field of musculoskeletal health and disease. (wco-iof-esceo.org)
  • Degeneration causes vertebral osteophytes, facet joint osteoarthritis (FJ OA), and disc space narrowing. (physio-pedia.com)
  • Moderate or low-level runners are believed to be at lesser risk of developing osteoarthritis. (ndtv.com)
  • A history of joint infection or gout can also increase your risk of developing osteoarthritis. (healthpartners.com)
  • Osteoarthritis is a chronic degenerative disorder characterised by cartilage loss. (bmj.com)
  • Although osteoarthritis is a chronic (long-term) condition, it doesn't always get worse over time. (spirehealthcare.com)
  • Most of the available evidence focuses on the group of Chronic Noncommunicable Diseases and is applied to the outcomes osteoarthritis, arterial hypertension and disc herniation. (bvsalud.org)
  • Ruth asks the question: 'Is There A Test For Osteoarthritis? (go.com)
  • 1 In England and Wales, between 1.3 and 1.75 million people have symptomatic osteoarthritis. (bmj.com)
  • Keep reading to learn about elbow osteoarthritis, what causes it, and what your treatment options are. (healthline.com)
  • Orthovisc has an average rating of 6.3 out of 10 from a total of 171 ratings for the treatment of Osteoarthritis. (drugs.com)
  • Compare all 172 medications used in the treatment of Osteoarthritis . (drugs.com)
  • With one in three people over the age of 75 in Australia suffering from osteoarthritis and an estimated one in 10 women and one in 16 men set to develop it in the future, unlocking treatment options for this crippling condition is an imperative. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • When osteoarthritis is moderate, we'll talk with you about different treatment options. (healthpartners.com)
  • If your condition becomes advanced, osteoarthritis surgery may be the best course of treatment to manage the condition. (healthpartners.com)
  • Exercise serves as an effective treatment for osteoarthritis in a number of ways. (earthclinic.com)
  • Supplements serve as a third component of an osteoarthritis treatment regimen. (earthclinic.com)
  • OARSI is the premier international organization for scientists and health care professionals focused on the prevention and treatment of osteoarthritis through the promotion and presentation of research, education and the worldwide dissemination of new knowledge. (oarsi.org)
  • If chiropractic care is part of your osteoarthritis treatment regimen, you might be able to reduce the amount of medication you take and avoid unpleasant or unhealthy side effects. (albanesechiropractic.com)
  • In the present study, we investigated whether early treatment with a single dose of IL-1 ß blocking antibodies could prevent Western diet (WD) induced changes to systemic monocyte populations and their cytokine secretion profile and herewith modulate collagenase induced osteoarthritis (CiOA) pathology . (bvsalud.org)
  • RIT and Cornell scientists team to explore cartilage tissue's properties with the hopes of improving osteoarthritis diagnosis and treatment. (ptproductsonline.com)
  • Primary osteoarthritis can be localised or generalised, the latter more commonly found in postmenopausal women, with development of Heberden's nodes. (bmj.com)
  • The base of the thumb joint also is commonly affected by osteoarthritis. (nationaljewish.org)
  • Commonly prescribed medications for osteoarthritis may result in worse outcomes long-term. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • This is the most severe stage of osteoarthritis. (healthpartners.com)
  • This dynamic is different from what's seen in the human population, where osteoarthritis tends to be more severe in women. (wfamilymedicine.com)
  • In fact, the latest statistics reveal that about 85 percent of people who reach 60 years and above have this type of osteoarthritis. (uppercervicalawareness.com)
  • The study published in the journal Osteoarthritis and Cartilage was carried out by researchers at the University of Bristol. (medicaldaily.com)
  • The researchers also want to investigate the role menopause may play in osteoarthritis in women. (wfamilymedicine.com)
  • 3 As a cause of disability (such as walking and stair climbing) in the elderly in the west, osteoarthritis is second only to cardiovascular disease. (bmj.com)
  • For older adults, joint replacement surgery is an effective way to stop osteoarthritis. (wfamilymedicine.com)
  • The possibility that omega-3 fatty acids could prevent osteoarthritis from developing has been a tantalizing one. (medicaldaily.com)
  • Well, Ruth, the most common way to diagnose osteoarthritis is with an X-ray. (go.com)
  • Before UTE-T2* was available, clinicians were unable to diagnose cartilage damage until 10 or 15 years after an ACL injury , when about half of patients will have developed osteoarthritis . (stanford.edu)
  • Zycosan is available only with a veterinary prescription because professional expertise is required to diagnose osteoarthritis, properly administer the injection, and monitor the safe use of the product. (equimed.com)
  • When someone has got osteoarthritis the cartilage on the side of the bone wears away causing the bone to become seriously rough and no longer smooth. (bartleby.com)
  • Osteoarthritis and Bone Fracture: What's the Link? (sharecare.com)
  • Joint swelling is also common during this stage of osteoarthritis, and existing bone spurs may be noticeable while new bone spurs may develop. (healthpartners.com)
  • Osteoarthritis is characterized by degeneration of cartilage and its underlying bone within a joint as well as bony overgrowth. (medicaldaily.com)
  • Osteoarthritis (OA) starts as the lack or loss of surface cartilage, progressively involving the surrounding bone, tissues and synovial fluid. (sutterhealth.org)
  • Disc degeneration and the abnormal overgrowth of bone spurs are mainly to blame for cervical osteoarthritis. (uppercervicalawareness.com)
  • Cross-sectional studies have shown that patients with primary hip osteoarthritis (OA) have higher bone mineral density (BMD), higher BMI, lower lean body mass, and higher fat content. (openorthopaedicsjournal.com)
  • There are many different types of musculoskeletal diseases one of them being osteoarthritis. (bartleby.com)
  • Osteoarthritis Amanda Harrold Ivy Tech Community College APHY 201- F 12:00 pm-4:45 pm Instructor Lenny Corso, M.A., P.A. Abstract Rheumatic or musculoskeletal conditions comprise over 150 diseases and syndromes. (bartleby.com)
  • Assess the intervention on patients with osteoarthritis (10) was evaluated using a descriptive study methodology. (cardiometry.net)
  • The observational checklist to determine the efficiency of nursing intervention of clients with osteoarthritis in part three. (cardiometry.net)
  • 0.05 significant development in wellbeing, after the intervention for Osteoarthritis client. (cardiometry.net)
  • Altogether 10%-15% of adults over 60 have some degree of osteoarthritis, and with an ageing population it is becoming an increasingly important disease. (bmj.com)
  • Medications cannot cure osteoarthritis, but provide symptom relief and may halt or slow down the progression of the disease, and prevent joint damage. (medicinenet.com)
  • The different types of medications prescribed for osteoarthritis help alleviate symptoms and slow the progression of the disease. (medicinenet.com)
  • Citing his team's recent preclinical study that was published in Osteoarthritis and Cartilage , Jayaram emphasized the possibility that PRP could have much-needed disease-modifying effects in osteoarthritis. (medscape.com)
  • Osteoarthritis is the most common of the non-inflammatory type of degenerative joint disease. (innvista.com)
  • Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease, in which the tissues in the joint break down over time. (nih.gov)
  • Furthermore, there was strong evidence that omega-3 influences the biochemistry of the disease, and therefore not only helps prevent disease, but also slows its progression, potentially controlling established osteoarthritis,' Tarlton said. (medicaldaily.com)
  • If the clinical response to acetaminophen is not satisfactory or if the clinical presentation of osteoarthritis is inflammatory, consider using a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). (medscape.com)
  • More recently, we have learned that osteoarthritis can also be hastened by the inflammatory response due to adipose/fat tissue we accumulate as we gain weight. (vipsurg.com)
  • Given various experts' (mainly doctors, scientists) support on the development of Stem Cell-Based Therapies, particularly for a debilitating condition such as Osteoarthritis, five years would be worth the wait. (globalstemcells.com)
  • Learn more about osteoarthritis therapies. (medscape.com)
  • Available at: https://www.niams.nih.gov/health-topics/osteoarthritis. (epnet.com)
  • When visiting with your health care provider, be sure to bring up osteoarthritis as a possible cause for your symptoms. (fibromyalgia-symptoms.org)
  • Spread of osteoarthritis can also be genetic wherein many members of the same family can end up suffering from the condition. (ndtv.com)
  • A condition like osteoarthritis can be treated effectively by taking sufficient rest, reducing weight, exercising and diet control. (ndtv.com)
  • If your family has a history of osteoarthritis in their hands, the risk of developing the condition becomes greater. (nationaljewish.org)
  • Osteoarthritis is typically a progressive condition, meaning that it can get worse over time. (healthpartners.com)
  • Available at: https://www.dynamed.com/condition/osteoarthritis-oa-of-the-hip. (epnet.com)