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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007

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Judith E. Brown
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Even a small loss of body weight can improve osteoarthritis.

______ True _______ False

Summary Introduction

To determine: Whether the statement “Even a small loss of body weight can improve osteoarthritis” is true or false.

Introduction: Osteoarthritis (OA) is a type of joint disease in which wearing down of joint cartilage occurs. It is an inflammatory disease. The treatment of OA includes combination of physical therapy, weight control, use of medication, and in some cases, total joint replacement by surgery.

Explanation

Osteoarthritis (OA) is an inflammatory joint disease caused by wearing down of joint cartilage. The treatment of osteoarthritis includes physiotherapy, weight control, and use of medication. The possible risk factors include obesity, menopause, joint injuries, and muscle weakness.

For an obese person, the body weight exerts pressure on joints, resulting in inflammation...

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