- Degenerative joint disease.
- Progressive deterioration and loss of cartilage
Define Primary Osteoarthritis
Idiopathic; No prior event or disease related to OA.
Define Secondary Osteoarthritis
Resulting from previous joint injury or inflammation disease.
Name Five Risk Factors For Developing OA.
Age, Smoking, Obesity, Blood Disorders, Repetitive Use
Mr. Jones came in complaining of morning stiffness, and a creaking, crackling sound when he stretches. Identify 3 other clinical manifestations of osteoarthritis.
- 1. Athrophy of skeletal muscle
- 2. Joint effusions
- 3. Bony nodes
- 4. Function impairment due to pain
Hard, bony swellings that can develop in the distal interphalanges.
Hard, bony swellings that can develop in the proximal interphalanges.
Name 5 Treatment Measures For OA
- Pt. Education
- Wt. Reduction
- Avoid Joint Overuse
- Orthotic Devices
- Massage, Yoga, Music Therapy
Mr. Jones has come in with hard bony swellings that can devlop in proximal interphalanges please choose the correct term below to describe these findings.
A. Bouchard's Nodes are bony swellins that can develop in proximal interphalanges.