Osteoarthritis is one of the most common orthopaedic
conditions that affect all patients as they age. Some are more
susceptible to early osteoarthritis due to factors including
activity, trauma, and anatomic variation. This short guide
serves to simply explain what occurs during osteoarthritis and
explain that it is a long term chronic process and more
specifically address the modalities of therapy for osteoarthritis
of the knee.
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Wear and tear arthritis of the knee.
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