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1

List general conservative treatment for musculoskeletal disorders

Lifestyle modification
Rest
Physiotherapy
Orthoses
Mobility aids
Splints
Injections
Drugs
Referral
Basically everything except surgery!!

2

List the 4 main surgical managements for arthritic joints

Arthroplasty (replacement)
Excision/resecton
Arthrodesis
Osteotomy

3

What does excision/resection arthroplasty involve?

Removing bone and cartilage from one/both sides of a joint

4

What is arthrodesis?

Surgical fusion of a joint

5

What is osteotomy?

Surgical realignment of bone

6

What is the value of osteotomy in arthritis?

Offload diseased part of the joint and shift load to undiseased part

7

How are the vast majority of soft tissue inflammatory conditions treated?

Rest
Analgeisa
NSAIDs
Steroid injection