Osteoarthritis: No cure, but many options for symptom relief

R. H. McKinney, S. M. Ling

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Because curative disease-modifying medications for osteoarthritis are still not available, medical management strategies focus on pain relief. Other goals are to identify functional deficits early and to start restorative, if not preventive, rehabilitation. We review recent developments and summarize the clinical features and treatments currently available.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)665-671
Number of pages7
JournalCleveland Clinic journal of medicine
Issue number9
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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