OT ch 5 pharmacology/abbreviations

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OT ch 5 pharmacology/abbreviations
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  1. Bone reabsorbtion inhibitors
    reduce reabsorption of bone in osteoporosis and Paget's disease
  2. calcium and vitamin d therapy
    maintain calcium and vitamin D levels for normal bone density and treat osteoporosis, rickets, and osteomalacia
  3. corticosteroids
    reduce inflammation in inflammatory diseases, such a rheumatoid arthritis
  4. nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    refuce inflammatoin and pain in joints, muscles and bones
  5. skeletal muscles relaxants or antispasmodics
    reduce muscle spasms
  6. ACL
    anterior cruciate ligament. stabalizes the knee joint
  7. BMD
    bone mineral density
  8. CTS
    carpal tunnel syndrome
  9. DMD
    duchenne's mescular dystrophy
  10. DO
    physician who specializes in osteopathy
  11. EMG
    electromyogram
  12. FX
    fracture
  13. HNP
    herniated nucleus pulposus
  14. IM
    intramuscular
  15. MD
    muscular dystrophy
  16. MG
    myasthenia gravis
  17. OA
    osteoarthritus
  18. Ortho
    orthopedics
  19. RA
    rheumatoid arthritis
  20. ROM
    range of motio
  21. SCI
    spinal cord injury
  22. THR
    total hip replacement
  23. TKA
    total knee arthroplasty
  24. TKR
    total knee replacement
  25. C1 to C7
    the seven cervical bertebrae
  26. T1 to T12
    the twelve thoracic vertebrae
  27. L1 to L5
    the five lumbar vertebrae

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