Osteoarthritis: The Facts
Part 1 details what osteoarthritis is, what causes it, who it affects, what the main symptoms are, how it is diagnosed, and what the long-term outcome is. Part 2 explains the potential aspects of management that can be used for osteoarthritis, including self-management strategies, exercise, diet, medications, surgical treatments, and alternative therapies. Osteoarthritis: The Facts also includes a useful resources section, including information on support groups and websites, providing
the reader with an opportunity to educate and empower themselves with tools that will help reduce their suffering.
- Paperback | 208 pages
- 129 x 195 x 12mm | 206g
- 03 Sep 2014
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
- 2nd Revised edition
Other books in this series
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07 Apr 2008
01 May 2009
01 Dec 2010
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About David J. Hunter
osteoarthritis, the application of imaging to better understand structure and function with application to both epidemiologic research and clinical trials, novel therapies in disease management and heath service system delivery of chronic disease management. He is currently a board member of the
International Osteoarthritis Research Society and an editor for leading international journals in his field. He has authored books on osteoarthritis and has over 250 publications in peer reviewed journals.
Dr Daniel Prieto-Alhambra studied Medical Sciences in the period 1996-2002 at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain). He continued his clinical training and became a General Practitioner in 2006. In the years 2007-2009 he obtained an MSc degree in Primary Care Research (Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain).
In June 2009 he moved to Oxford and started working as an Honorary Research Fellow at the Musculoskeletal Epidemiology Unit within the Botnar Research Centre. There Dr Prieto-Alhambra completed the research that led to his PhD on the topic Knee osteoarthritis and fractures: a potential role of bisphosphonates in April 2011.
In 2012 he became a Senior Clinical Research Fellow in the Musculoskeletal Epidemiology group and a honorary clinical associate in Bone Metabolism and Rheumatology at the Nuffield Orthopaedics Centre (Headington, Oxford) and Horton Hospital (Banbury).
Nigel Arden is a Professor in Rheumatic Dsiseases at the University of Oxford and a consultant Rheumatologist at The Nuffield Orthopedic Centre,. He leads a research team working in the fields of osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and arthroplasty. He is the Director of Musculoskeletal Epidemiology Unit and Deputy Director of the NIHR Biomedical Research Unit and the ARUK Centre of Excellence for Sport, Exercise and Injury. He is a Member of the National Osteoporosis Society Scientific Advisory
Board; he is an International Osteoporosis Foundation Scientific Ambassador and sits on the EULAR (European League Against Rheumatism) Osteoarthritis Guideline Committee and OARSI (Osteoarthritis Research Society International) Guidelines Committee. He has published over 200 research papers and 5