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Joint

Describing anything in which two or more persons hold equal rights and responsibilities. For example, every account holder may use the funds in a joint account (though not always independently from the other holders), and each owner is equally liable for a jointly-held property.
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Patterns of Degenerative Joint Disease in Middle Woodland, Late Woodland, and Mississippian Skeletal Series from the Lower Illinois Valley.
Rani et al., 2005 also used Meloxicam to treat Degenerative Joint Disease in a bull.
Numerous international preclinical and clinical studies have been able to confirm the positive effect of FORTIGEL in the treatment of degenerative joint disease.
As a recent literature review has shown, many of these modalities have serious adverse reactions when taken over a period of time for the treatment of chronic joint pain due to degenerative joint disease. In particular, NSAIDs, which are the most popular drug group, have well-documented histories of adverse reactions, which include abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, and more serious side effects of bronchospasm, gastrointestinal bleeding, and ulcers.
IN 2004, Claude Ousley was 56 and suffering from multiple health problems, from congestive heart failure to degenerative joint disease, that were hampering his ability to hold down a job.
"Off-and-on lameness is a common sign of degenerative joint disease," says Dr.
At age 79, I'm now crippled with spinal stenosis and degenerative joint disease which has affected my hands, shoulders, back, knees, and ankles.
The arthropathy superficially resembles degenerative joint disease, with joint-space narrowing, sclerosis, and osteophytosis; but, in hemochromatosis, it reveals definite characteristics in its distribution and appearance that enable it to be recognized on radiographic examination.
The most frequently diagnosed injuries were labral tears, "snapping hip" syndrome (iliopsoas tendonitis), muscle-tendon strains, stress fractures, and joint disease (e.g., chondral defect, degenerative joint disease).
BioCell Technology holds the exclusive rights to market Chicken Collagen Type II under United States Patent #6,025,327 for the use of Chicken Collagen Type II for the treatment of connective tissue disorders, osteoarthritis, degenerative joint disease, joint defects, cartilage injuries and vascular disease.
In addition, advancing age of the study participants, work and family obligations, and the influence of degenerative joint disease may have contributed to the decline in postsurgical sports activity.
(2,3) This disease involves the joints and is commonly referred to as degenerative joint disease. Osteoarthritis in the knee joint can be very painful.

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