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Orthopedic Examination:

is performed by an orthopedic surgeon who, with the help of all kind of tests such as mobility of the spine and hip, examines the function of the locomotion system.

Osteoarthritis:

is a disorder of a joint in which the cartilage is damaged and/or in due time can completely disappear.  The two bony ends of the joint finally touch each other. This causes stiffness and pain in the joints. The muscles around the joint become weaker and this leads to extra pain.