Degenerative Joint Disease is an elaborate term to describe different kinds of joint diseases like arthritis that have a negative impact on the bone. In the long run, it keeps wearing your bones down and is accompanied with acute pain, trouble sitting down or even walking and doing exercises.
HOW IS DEGENERATIVE JOINT DISEASE DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of the Degenerative Joint Disease is done by a general physician who may ask about general symptoms and conduct and X-ray and screen test. Calcium test and bone density tests are also conducted.
HOW IS DEGENERATIVE JOINT DISEASE TREATED?
The treatment varies from individual to individual. Many people can get symptom relief with options such as
• weight loss
• physical therapy
Other people may require surgical treatment. Surgery may involve anything from cleaning up damaged joint tissue to joint replacement.
DID YOU KNOW?
It affects more than 25 million men and women over the age of 25 in the United States.