Osteoarthritis

Knee Pain Treatment

Ends of joints of our body are covered with protective tissues called as cartilage. When this cartilage breaks down causing the bones within joints to rub together, the condition is called as osteoarthritis. It is the most common long – lasting joint condition that can cause pain, stiffness, and other symptoms.

Osteoarthritis is also called as degenerative joint disease, degenerative arthritis. It occurs in old age.

The main causes of Osteoarthritis are—

  • Past Injury
  • Torn Cartilage
  • Dislocated Joints
  • Ligament Injuries
  • Poor posture

Osteoarthritis can occur in any joint, most commonly affected parts are –

  • Hands
  • Knees
  • Hips
  • Spine

Symptoms of Osteoarthritis include—

  • Pain
  • Tenderness
  • Stiffness
  • Inflammation
  • Swelling around joints as the pain become intense.

It’s important to pay attention to these symptoms

Physiotherapy can be highly effective Knee Pain treatment. It reduces joint pains, improves mobility. Exercise, Medications, physical therapy, and sometimes surgery can help reduce pain and maintain joint movement. It is a chronic condition, which cannot be completely cured. Just be cautious of your weight, diet, pains, and stiffness. Do not ignore any numbness or stiffness in body. Speak to doctor and start taking treatment.

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