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Osteoarthritis

  • Vasi Naganathan
Chapter

Abstract

  • Osteoarthritis is a very common disabling condition in older people.

  • Obesity and injury are common risk factors.

  • Non-pharmacological treatment is equally important to pharmacological treatment.

  • Other pathologies should be excluded before making a diagnosis of OA.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Education and Research on AgeingUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Ageing and Alzheimer’s InstituteConcord HospitalSydneyAustralia

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