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AC   acromioclavicular (joint)  
ACL   anterior cruciate ligament of the knee  
ANA   antinuclear antibody - indicator of systemic lupur erythematosus  
BKA   below knee amputation  
BMD   bone mineral density  
C1 to C7   cervical vertebrae  
Ca   calcium  
CK   creatine kinase - enzyme elevated in muscle disease  
CMC   carpometacarpal (joint)  
CTS   carpal tunnel syndrome  
DEXA or DXA   dual energy x-ray absorptiometry - a test of bone mineral density  
DMARD   disease modifying antirheumatic drug  
DO   doctor of osteopathy  
DTRs   deep tendon reflexes  
EMG   electromyography (measures strength of muscle)  
ESR (sed rate)   erythrocyte sedimentation rate - indicates inflammation  
HNP   herniated nucleus pulposus  
IM   intramuscular  
L1 to L5   lumbar vertebrae  
NSAID   nonsteriodal anti inflammatory drug (often prescribed for musculoskeletal disorders)  
OA   osteoarthritis  
ORIF   open reduction (of fracture)/internal fixation  
ortho   orthopedics (or orthopaedics)  
OT   occupational therapy  
P   phosphorus  
PT   physical therapy  
RA   rheumatoid arthritis  
RF   rheumatoid factor  
ROM   range of motion  
SLE   systemic lupus erythematosus  
T1 to T12   thoracic vertebrae  
TKR   total knee replacement/arthroplasty  
THR   total hip replacement/arthroplasty  
TMJ   temporomandibular joint  


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