Osteoarthritis/Related Articles

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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Osteoarthritis.
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  • Accidental fall [r]: Fall due to slipping or tripping which results in injury. [e]
  • Acetaminophen [r]: An analgesic antipyretic drug widely used for the treatment of headaches, fever and other minor aches and pains; has no antiinflammatory activity [e]
  • Acupuncture [r]: A form of alternative medicine that involves inserting and manipulating needles into 'acupuncture points' on the body with the aim of restoring health and well-being. [e]
  • Arthritis [r]: A group of medical conditions where there is damage caused to the joints of the body. [e]
  • Chiropractic [r]: A complementary, alternative health-care profession that aims to heal using manual therapies on the spine and extremities. [e]
  • Chondroitin [r]: A mucopolysaccharide constituent of chondrin. [e]
  • Digital object identifier [r]: Unique label for a computer readable object that can be found on the internet, usually used in academic journals. [e]
  • Disease-modifying treatment [r]: Medical treatments intended to halt or reverse the causative mechanism of a disease, rather than providing symptomatic release; they may have potentially more side effects than symptomatic treatment or watchful waiting [e]
  • Geriatrics [r]: "the branch of medicine concerned with the physiological and pathological aspects of the aged, including the clinical problems of senescence and senility."(National Library of Medicine) [e]
  • Glucosamine [r]: Amino sugar component of chitin, heparan sulphate, chondroitin sulphate and many complex polysaccharides, used in treatment of osteoarthritis. [e]
  • Lumbalgia [r]: Common musculoskeletal disorder caused by a variety of diseases and trauma that affect the lumbar spine. [e]
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  • Rheumatology [r]: Medical specialty that deals with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of connective tissue diseases; a subspecialty of internal medicine [e]
  • S-adenosylmethionine [r]: A coenzyme involved in methyl group transfers. [e]