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Rev Hosp Clin Fac Med Sao Paulo. 1992 Jul-Aug;47(4):185-9.

[Physiatric treatment of pain in osteoarthrosis].

[Article in Portuguese]

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  • 1Divisão de Reabilitação Vergueiro, Hospital das Clínicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo.

Abstract

The osteoarthrosis is a disease of high incidence in the population affecting chiefly middle-aged women. The chronic pain is the main cause of incapacity and may be responsible for the secondary articular alterations in theses patients. This paper reviews the physiopathology and the treatment of the pain in osteoarthrosis.

PMID:
1340600
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