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Disuse Syndrome Associated with Chronic Illness

Purpose:

To determine if a patient with a chronic condition is showing evidence of the disuse syndrome.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, disability and performance

ICD-10:

M62.5, M81.2

Description:

Disuse syndrome may occur in a patient with chronic illness. A patient with disuse syndrome can be a challenge to treat. Often an intense multi-disciplinary response is the only way to make a change.

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