Jun 7, 2021
Arthritis care is a staple for any geriatric clinician. We work with arthritis every day, whether it is the reason for the referral or a contributor to increases in sedentary behaviour and subsequent deconditioning.
Many clinicians arthritis is arthritis and the literature hasn’t changed substantially and that isn’t really true. There is a lot of new literature that can guide our clinical reasoning in arthritis care.
In this episode, Christina goes through 6 myths that need to be busted in arthritis care.
1.OA is ONLY wear and tear on the joint
2.Knee replacements are inevitable / Knee replacements are the only option
3.The image is irrelevant
4.You can’t kneel after joint replacement
5.Hyaluronic acid is beneficial
6.Hip precautions reduce hip dislocations
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