Diagnosing osteoarthritis

Training slideshow - Diagnosing osteoarthritis

In this slideshow:

  • How to define osteoarthritis
  • Chronic degenerative joint disease
  • What type of osteoarthritis?
  • Oedema and fissures
  • The role of the chondrocyte
  • Imbalance between destruction and synthesis
  • Fine balance between formation and degradation
  • Pain is a measure of increasing damage
  • Inflammatory flares
  • Does osteoarthritis always progress in flares?
  • Evaluation tools
  • Three progressive disease profiles