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ACL

anterior cruciate ligament

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ANA

antinuclear antibodies

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AP

anteroposterior

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BMD

bone mineral density

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CDH

congenital dislocation of hip

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CRP

C-reactive protein blood test

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DJD

degenerative joint disease

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DMARDs

disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs

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DXA

dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry scan

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EHT

estrogen hormone therapy

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Fx

fracture

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JRA

juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

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jt

joint

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KJ

knee jerk

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LAC

long arm cast

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lig

ligament

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LLC

long leg cast

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LLCC

long leg cylinder cast

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OA

osteoarthritis

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ORTHO

orthopaedics

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P

phosphorus

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PCL

posterior cruciate ligament

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PEMFs

pulsing electromagnetic fields

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PWB

partial weight bearing

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RA

rheumatoid arthritis

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RF

rheumatoid factor

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ROM

range of motion

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FROM

full range of motion

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SAC

short arm cast

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SD

standard deviation

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SLC

short leg cast

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SPECT

single photon emission computed tomography

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TMJ

temporomandibular joint

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TNF

tumour necrosis factor

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Tx

traction

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