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Related Terms: Osteoporosis, Trauma And Fracture Management, Osteoarthritis Of Knee, Bones And Joint, Sports Injuries, Vit D Deficiency Management, Ayurvedic Osteoarthritis

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Osteoarthritis and Its Management

Article Overview: Osteoarthritis is the most common type of joint disease affecting more than 200 million people worldwide. It is the leading cause of chronic disability.
Dr. Mir Osman Ali
Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease in which there is decreased production of hyaline cartilage, protective cushion in the knee joint and also decreased production of lubricant called synovial fluid. As the cushion tissue between the bones the upper and the lower legs touch each other, it ...  Read Full »
 

Osteoarthritis, a Degenerative Joint Disorder

Article Overview: Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disorder mainly of geriatric age group which leads to disabling joint pain and limitation of ambulation. Many treatment modalities are available but a decision regarding that depends upon the age of patient and stage of the disorder
Dr. Akshay Kumar Saxena
Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Arthritis is a term which denotes inflammation of joint leading to pain, swelling and limitation of joint movement. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disorder which mainly affects geriatric age group causing immense discomfort in the form of pain with limitation of ambulation. ...  Read Full »
 

Osteoarthritis of Knee

Article Overview: This is a patient information article on wear and tear in knee joint. It gives information regarding understanding of osteoarthritis of knee its causes, prevention and methods of treatment available.
Dr. Mohan Krishna
Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Osteoarthritis can affect any joint in the body. It is like wear and tear which develops over many years. It is common in people over 50 years of age, particularly in women. Both knees need not be affected at the same time. The cartilage gradually roughens and becomes thin exposing the underlying b ...  Read Full »
 
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old female. My BMI is normal. I am fairly active on my feet all day because of work and I used to walk instead of transport. I was a lot more active when I was younger. I used to dance for roughly 20 hours a week and swim five hours a week. Since I have got older and due to...  Read Full »
Dr. Sadaf Mustafa
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It does seem like osteoarthritis, but I would suggest ruling out rheumatological diseases as well and check vitamin D and repeat it. For your shoulder I would like to know how much is your range of motion.  Read Full »
 

Easy Exercises for Knee Osteoarthritis (OA)

Article Overview: This article talks briefly about knee osteoarthritis and stresses on how you can benefit from special physiotherapy exercises for the knee.
Dr. Ankita Sharma
Physiotherapist

Osteoarthritis is a form of arthritis that features the breakdown and eventually, loss of the cartilage of one or more joints. Osteoarthritis occurs more frequently as we age, the common age group of onset being 40 to 50 years. Osteoarthritis is referred to as degenerative joint diseases (DJD). Oste ...  Read Full »
 
Query: Dear Doctor,  My mother is 66 years old. She is having Trigeminal Neuralgia and for which she is taking Lyrica 75mg, Tegritol CR 400 and Symbal 30. And other medication details as below: For Cholesetrol -> Storfib -10mg. For BP -> seloken xl 100mg and amlodac 5mg. For Urinary Incontinence -&g...  Read Full »
Dr. Mohan Krishna
Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq and thanks for the query. She can take SAM or MSM (Any one of them). SAM is a safe medication. It is a cartilage protective drug and will help her improve some of the pain in osteoarthritis. For osteoarthritis: you have to remember that these medications like free flex, colla...  Read Full »
 

Knee Pain in Old Age - Osteoarthritis

Article Overview: Osteoarthritis is most common in elderly people. It is the commonest of all the conditions that affect the joints in particular. Here, I have discussed about OA in detail.
Dr. Mahavir Patil
Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic joint disorder in which there is progressive softening and disintegration of articular cartilage accompanied by new growth of bone at the joint margins and capsular fibrosis. Osteoarthritis may be asymmetrically or symmetrically distributed and often localized t ...  Read Full »
 
Query: Hello doctor, My 60 years old dad has knee pain from the past 1 to 2 years. After taking many x-rays, the doctor diagnosed him with osteoarthritis. The doctor suggested going for knee replacement. We would like to know, can the pain reduce without surgery?  Read Full »
Dr. Lokesh Sharoff
Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the x-rays (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The knee shows osteoarthritis. Surgery is a very good option, that is a total knee replacement. Nowadays, good implants are available, which lasts up to 30 years in vivo studies. You should ask you...  Read Full »
 

Everything You Need to Know About Osteoarthritis

Article Overview: This article is about the disease osteoarthritis and its management.
Dr. Sheshadev Senapati
Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease, which is always characterized by both, the degeneration of articular cartilage and simultaneous proliferation of new bones, cartilage, and connective tissue. It is not a single disease rather it is the result of various joint failure. The prolifer ...  Read Full »
 
Query: Hi doctor, I have been having joint pain in my left foot on the first joint of big toe for two weeks. It came on upon waking. The pain was inconvenient, but bearable for the first 36 hours. Then, it was extremely painful on the second day ( a worse pain I have ever had). Then, it has got slightly be...  Read Full »
Dr. Divya Agarwal
Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is a strong possibility that this is gout. Considering that it occurred relatively acute, it is possible that it is gout. The diagnosis of gout is by crystal examination in joint fluid and on clinical examination of joints. Of course, osteoarthritis is one of the le...  Read Full »
 


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