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Osteoarthritis

March 12, 2010
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Knee pain is a common problem in Asia, especially in individuals above the age of 40. The most common cause of knee pain is degenerative osteoarthritis. Women are more prone to the disease. It is characterized by mild to debilitating pain. The treatment ranges from physiotherapy, medication, injection and surgery. Once the condition is diagnosed, […]

Knee Pain Due to Meniscus Injury

March 3, 2010
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WHAT IS KNEE PAIN DUE TO MENISCUS INJURY? The meniscus is a small “c” shaped cartilage that acts as a cushion in the knee joint. They sit between the femur and the tibia bone, one on the outside and one on the inside of the knee. A meniscus tear occurs when the cartilage tear and […]

Osteoarthritis of the Fingers and Thumb

February 26, 2010
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WHAT IS OSTEOARTHRITIS OF THE FINGERS AND THUMB? Osteoarthritis of the fingers and thumb is characterized as chronic and often disabling pain and stiffness of one or more joints. Most people who are affected by osteoarthritis of the fingers and thumb are middle-aged or older. HOW IS OSTEOARTHRITIS OF THE FINGERS AND THUMB DIAGNOSED? A […]