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What are Knee Problems? Fast Facts
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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health - An easy-to-read article of the causes, diag...Show more National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health - An easy-to-read article of the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of common problems in the knee. Also available as a PDF, and as an Audio version. Also available in Spanish. Show less
Questions and Answers about Knee Problems
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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health - This site discusses in greater detail common knee problems, their prevention and diagnosis, exercises and highlights of current research. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health - This site discusses in greater detail common knee problems, their prevention and diagnosis, exercises and highlights of current research. Show less
Osteoarthritis
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American Academy of Family Physicians - This site offers a question and answer format discussing osteoarthritis causes and treatment as well as a list of devices to assist in mobility. American Academy of Family Physicians - This site offers a question and answer format discussing osteoarthritis causes and treatment as well as a list of devices to assist in mobility. Show less
Joint Replacement Surgery: Information for Multicultural Communities
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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health - Information is provided here on evaluation ...Show more National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health - Information is provided here on evaluation criteria for patients considering surgery, what happens during joint replacement surgery, and successful recovery. Show less
Hip Fractures
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American Academy of Family Physicians - Information is provided on symptoms of hip fracture and surgical treatment, recovery and possible complications of surgery. American Academy of Family Physicians - Information is provided on symptoms of hip fracture and surgical treatment, recovery and possible complications of surgery. Show less
Fast Facts About Hip Replacement
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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health - This site offers brief information on who i...Show more National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health - This site offers brief information on who is a candidate for hip replacement, preparation and recovery from surgery, as well as the importance of exercises to aid in mobility. Show less
Key Words
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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health - This section offers a useful glossary of terms on arthritis, knee anatomy, diagnostic options and treatments. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health - This section offers a useful glossary of terms on arthritis, knee anatomy, diagnostic options and treatments. Show less
What Are the Parts of the Knee
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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health - A helpful diagram of the knee and description of the parts of the knee are included in this link. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health - A helpful diagram of the knee and description of the parts of the knee are included in this link. Show less
Hip Fractures among Older Adults
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Falls are the cause of over 90% of hip fractures. This article looks at statistics, outcomes for those with hip fractures, describes who is at risk; and suggests some prevention strategies. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Falls are the cause of over 90% of hip fractures. This article looks at statistics, outcomes for those with hip fractures, describes who is at risk; and suggests some prevention strategies. Show less
Knee MRI Scan
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MedlinePlus and A.D.A.M. - This site provides a good overview of why this diagnostic test is done, how to prepare for it and the types of abnormal results that can be found. MedlinePlus and A.D.A.M. - This site provides a good overview of why this diagnostic test is done, how to prepare for it and the types of abnormal results that can be found. Show less
Knee Joint Replacement
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MedlinePlus and A.D.A.M. - This site provides an overview of the surgical procedure to replace the knee joint, including preparation for surgery, risks, and recovery. Illustration included. MedlinePlus and A.D.A.M. - This site provides an overview of the surgical procedure to replace the knee joint, including preparation for surgery, risks, and recovery. Illustration included. Show less
Hip Joint Replacement: series
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MedlinePlus, NIH - A series of illustrations show the hip joint replacement procedure. MedlinePlus, NIH - A series of illustrations show the hip joint replacement procedure. Show less
Arthritis
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Mayo Clinic - This page provides a good discussion of the two main types of arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, and covers symptoms, risk factors, diagnostic tests, and treatment options. Mayo Clinic - This page provides a good discussion of the two main types of arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, and covers symptoms, risk factors, diagnostic tests, and treatment options. Show less
Meniscal Tears
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OrthoInfo, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - This is a good concise description of the causes, symptoms, imaging tests, and treatment for meniscal tears. OrthoInfo, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - This is a good concise description of the causes, symptoms, imaging tests, and treatment for meniscal tears. Show less
Patellar (Kneecap) Fractures
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OrthoInfo, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - This article provides a discussion of the anatomy of the knee, the types of fractures, imaging tests for diagnosis, surgical treatment and long term outcomes for kneecap problems. OrthoInfo, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - This article provides a discussion of the anatomy of the knee, the types of fractures, imaging tests for diagnosis, surgical treatment and long term outcomes for kneecap problems. Show less
Knee Bursitis
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Mayo Clinic - Information is provided on the symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment options for the condition, an inflammation of a bursa locate...Show more Mayo Clinic - Information is provided on the symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment options for the condition, an inflammation of a bursa located near your knee joint. A bursa is a small fluid-filled, pad-like sac that reduces friction and cushions pressure points between your bones and the tendons and muscles near your joints. The knee joint has 11 bursae, but bursitis most commonly occurs over the kneecap or on the inner side of your knee below the joint. Show less
Hip Bursitis
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OrthoInfo, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - This page offers a good overview of the risk factors, symptoms, treatment and prevention of the infl...Show more OrthoInfo, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - This page offers a good overview of the risk factors, symptoms, treatment and prevention of the inflammation of the hip bursa, a small jelly-like sac between the bones and the muscles in the joint. Show less
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