TOTBİD Dergisi

TOTBİD Dergisi

2010, Cilt 9, Sayı, 4     (Sayfalar: 195-202)

Non-surgical treatment options of osteoarthritis

Ali Akın Uğraş 1, Kadriye Öneş 2, Ercan Çetinus 1

1 Haseki Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Kliniği, İstanbul
2 İstanbul Fizik Tedavi Rehabilitasyon Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, 3. Fizik Tedavi ve Rehabilitasyon Kliniği, İstanbul

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Osteoarthritis is a common disease and is the leading causes of chronic disability. Osteoarthritis is characterised by multiple articular involvement. Osteoarthritis is adversely affected the subcondral bone, articular ligaments, synovia and other articular structures as well as cartilage. The treatment of disease is beginning with patient education. Non-surgical treatment of osteoarthritis is consist of systemic and local chemotherapy and other therapeutic options including thermal techniques, electrotherapy, massage, manipulation etc. In this article, the prevention of destructive effect of osteoarthritis on joints, to delay the time of arthroplasty and the therapeutic options for symptomatic relief are discussed. The future treatment of osteoarthritis is discussed.

Anahtar Kelimeler : Hyaluronic acid; osteoarthritis, knee/hip/etiology; treatment