The Musculoskeletal System | Arthritis

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The Musculoskeletal System

 

Function:

-          For support, movement and protection


Dysfunction:

-          Osteoarthritis

-          Rheumatoid arthritis

Cause:

-          Genetic

-          Injury/ Damage – causes cartilage to wear away.

Diagnosis:

-          GP observation for-

-          Stiff joints

-          Inflammation

-          Painful joints

-          Red joints

-          X- Ray to see for any gaps or bone in synovial

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