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L3/l4 disturb in nerves so right leg calf mussle pen last 4 years. Also inject on l3/l4 at hinduja hosp. But not progress.
I am suffering from acute knee pain right knee to be exact so what home medications can I take I have heard that medicines have bad effect on my kidneys.Please tell.
Sir, my mother has diabetes along with arthritis. Morning and evening walk is essential for her, but due to arthritis she can't walk much. Give me some suggestions.
Joint pain problems in knees, back pain, am suffering from diabetes from last three months, also from hypertension.what to do
I am 56 years old. I do not have heart, sugar, bp or any problem. Due to excessive physical work since last 6 months I am having knee and leg muscle problem. Got physiotherapy (tft) and exercise (20 sittings) but no medicine. What medicine should I take. I am not on any medication.
I am 52 yrs. Getting pain in right shoulder & arms while moving upward since 3 months. Taking homeopath but no response.
Sir she is suffering from backache in every time after delivery so please suggest me what should I do.
How much rest is required for a ligament injury as I am suffering it from a year or so for me its difficult to sit in ind position for a long time especially with legs crossed.
I have severe back ache since a very long time. Its actually the spinal cord that hurts. What am I suffering from. Help.?
I am 34. Two months over I had an operation for spine, The operation was laminectomy and nervous decompression. Doctor told me to take rest for three months. But now after 2 months that pain in back. My left from butt is paining till calf. I am doing the exercise. Still I am taking rest. I wanted to join the work, what should I do?
My dad is suffering from severe back pain for the last 3 years. He do exercise daily, but nothing is happening. What should he do?
I am suffering from sleeplessness what is the permanent solution for this. Due to less sleep I feel very aggression pain in all joints of my body.
In medical terms, Osteoarthritis is referred to a disease of the joints. It mostly affects the cartilage or the slippery tissue, which helps to cover the ends of bones in a joint. A proper cartilage helps in gliding of the bones one over the other. In osteoarthritis, the cartilage’s top layer gets damaged or breaks down. This leads to rubbing of the bones and swelling, pain or loss of motion. As the time passes by, the joint may lose its shape. There is also a possibility of developing bone spurs from the edges of the joint. This causes pain and damage.
People suffering from osteoarthritis often complain of joint pain and experience reduced motion. Unlike the other kinds of arthritis, this affects only the joints and does not interfere with the working of internal organs. It is the most common form of arthritis. It mainly occurs in older people. In younger ones, osteoarthritis may occur due to joint injuries.
What Causes Osteoarthritis?
It is caused due to ageing. But there are certain other risk factors that have to be kept in mind. This include:
- Excess body weight or obesity
- Old age
- Joint injury
- Improper formation of joints
- Defective genes
- Stress on the joints
What are the symptoms?
It can develop in any joint in the body. But it mainly occurs in the hands, knees, hips, and spine. The symptoms that indicate towards its occurrence are as follows:
- Stiffness in a joint, especially as you get out of bed or sit for a long period of time
- Swelling or tenderness in the joints
- A crunching feeling
- Sound of bone rubbing
It cannot be diagnosed by a single test. It takes several methods to detect its symptoms. Therefore, a combination of tests are conducted, including physical examination, X-rays, blood tests or examination of the fluid in the joints.
How Is It Treated?
It requires a combination of treatments to meet a patient's needs, as per his or her lifestyle, and health. The treatment has four main goals:
- To improve function of the joints
- Maintain a healthy body weight
- It is important to control the pain
- Efforts to achieve a healthy lifestyle
The treatment plan or sketch will involve focus on the following things:
- Weight control
- Rest and joint care
- Techniques to get relief from pain without the use of drugs
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