Osteoarthritis (OA) is a heterogeneous group of conditions that lead to joint symptoms and signs which are associated with defective integrity of articular cartilage, in addition to related changes in the underlying bone at the joint margins (American College of Rheumatology). Among others, the joint most commonly affected are the knees. Although there is currently no cure for OA, several treatments focusing on relieving symptoms and improving function are available. Treatments can include a combination of patient education, weight control, use of medications, and physical therapy.

Knee osteoarthritis and Functional re-education. A comparison between dry and water activities

Vincenzo Biancalana
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2019

Abstract

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a heterogeneous group of conditions that lead to joint symptoms and signs which are associated with defective integrity of articular cartilage, in addition to related changes in the underlying bone at the joint margins (American College of Rheumatology). Among others, the joint most commonly affected are the knees. Although there is currently no cure for OA, several treatments focusing on relieving symptoms and improving function are available. Treatments can include a combination of patient education, weight control, use of medications, and physical therapy.
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