OSTEOARTHRITIS DR NASIBDIN DEF: failure of cartilage along with secondary remodelling and hypertrophy of the bone RISK FACTORS

1.age 2.female 3.gentic factors 4.major joint trauma 5.repititive stress 6.obesity PRESENTATION -INVOLVING USUALLY THE HIP AND KNEE -SMALL JOING OF FINGERS PIPS AND DIPS Diagnosis -CLINICALLY -X-RAY Findings -LAB is always normal - narrowing of joing space -osteophytes TREATMENT -NSAID - PHYSIOTHERAPY - EXCERICISE PROGRAMS - JOINT ARTHROPLASTY