Tratamientos para Osteoartritis
English Version

El tratamiento y control de la osteoartritis involucra cambios en el estilo de vida, medicamentos, otros tratamientos, terapias alternativas y complementarias, y cirugía.

Los objetivos del tratamiento incluyen:
  • Controlar el dolor
  • Mejorar la movilidad y el uso de las articulaciones
  • Minimizar la discapacidad, regresar la función normal
  • Desacelerar el avance de la osteoartritis
  • Proteger a las articulaciones del desarrollo de osteoartritis

El tratamiento involucra lo siguiente:




Referencias:
Arthritis Foundation website. Disponible en: http://www.arthritis.org/.

Conn's Current Therapy. 54th ed. W.B. Saunders Company; 2002.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases website. Disponible en: http://www.niams.nih.gov/.

Manek NJ, Lane NE. Osteoarthritis: current concepts in diagnosis and management. American Family Physician. 2000;51(6). Disponible en: http://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0315/p1795.html.

Last Reviewed septiembre 2010



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