He was found to be suffering with extreme Unilateral Primary Osteoarthritis
, which is a d egenerative osteoarthritis and is a very painful condition that can reduce mobility and make daily tasks difficult to manage for any individual.
The injury developed into severe primary osteoarthritis
of my ankle joint and I could not walk more than a few hundred yards due to the pain.
"Whereas it has been known that in most patients, THA improves quality of life, this study demonstrates that it also is associated with a slightly increased life expectancy that lasts for approximately 10 years after surgery, especially among patients whose diagnosis was primary osteoarthritis
," the authors write.
The survival difference was significant mainly among patients diagnosed with primary osteoarthritis
. This condition, reflecting age-related "wear and tear," accounted for 91 percent of patients undergoing THA.
described extra spinal diagnostic features of DISH as (i) involvement of joints usually unaffected by primary osteoarthritis
; (ii) increased hypertrophic changes compared with primary osteoarthritis
; (iii) prominent enthesopathies at various sites adjacent to peripheral joints; and (iv) calcification and ossification of entheses in sites other than joints .
The diagnosis of primary osteoarthritis
was established by clinical and radiological assessments according to the guidelines of the American College of Rheumatology.
* Men & women suffering from primary osteoarthritis
The bony congruity between the talus, tibia, and fibula provides inherent stability to the ankle joint, thus protecting against primary osteoarthritis
Risk factors for knee replacement due to primary osteoarthritis
, a population based, prospective cohort study of 315,495 individuals.
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Investigation the efficacy of intra-articular prolotherapy with erythropoietin and dextrose and intra-articular pulsed radiofrequency on pain level reduction and range of motion improvement in primary osteoarthritis