Abbreviation of 'osteoarthritis'.
Abbreviation of 'osteoarticular transfer system'.
An occupational therapist is a clinically-trained person who specialises in either aiding patients back to work or using work therapy as part of a treatment plan.
Abbreviation of 'osteochondral defect'.
Orthopaedic Data Evaluation Panel
Oedema is excess fluid in the soft tissues.
This is an adjective to describe body tissue that is boggy with excess tissue fluid.
A knee rehabilitation exercise.
An 'open chain' exercise in one in which the end of the limb limb being exercised is not in contact with any surface.
An osteotomy is a surgical procedure where the bone is cut partly through and wedged open, in order to re-angle the bone.
operating room or operating theatre.
The term 'orthopaedic' relates to the medical management of disorders of bones and soft tissues of the limbs.
An orthopaedic surgeon is a specialist in surgery of the bones and soft tissues of the limbs.
An orthotic is a shoe insert.
Abbreviation for 'orthopaedic surgeon'.
Abbreviation of 'Osgood Schlatter's disorder'.
Same as 'Osgood Schlatter's disorder'.
An ossicle is a very small bone.
A surgical procedure when a plug (or several) of normal joint cartilage are cored out and used to replace damaged cartilage.
A destructive condition of bone, where a localised bit of bone dies off and leaves a crater.
A general term implying that there is some abnormal process going on in the joint cartilage and underlying bone.
The breakdown of bone, which is a normal part of the self-restructuring of bone, but which can in some cases be abnormal and leave cavities in the bone.
Osteophytes (bone spurs) are small, irregular bony outgrowths from a joint surface.
A surgical procedure where the bone is cut, to allow a reshaping.
Abbreviation for 'occupational therapist'.
A scoring system of activities of daily living. 0=poor, 48=good.