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Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Joint Disease)

Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Joint Disease) - Preparing for surgery

Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Joint Disease) - Post-surgery care

Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Joint Disease) - Other Information

Osteoarthritis vs rheumatoid arthritis

Osteoarthritis is sometimes confused with rheumatoid arthritis​. Both are arthritic conditions, but rheumatoid arthritis arises out of the body’s immune system attacking its own tissues while primary osteoarthritis is caused by wear and tear of the joints.

What are the complications of osteoarthritis?

The condition can be debilitating and sufferers may be at some risk of depression. Severe Osteoarthritis can result in joint deformity.

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