MJ Naidu Super Speciality Hospital

Diagnosis of Osteoarthritis

Diagnosis of Osteoarthritis A. Physical examination A physical examination is an important part of the diagnostic process for osteoarthritis. During a physical examination, a doctor will assess the affected joint(s) to look for signs of pain, swelling, and limited range of motion.  The doctor may also ask the patient to perform certain movements, such as […]

Treatment Options for Osteoarthritis

Treatment Options for Osteoarthritis A. Pain relief medication Pain relief medication is an important component of the treatment of osteoarthritis. The goal of pain relief medication is to reduce pain and improve joint function, allowing patients to return to their daily activities. There are several types of pain relief medication that may be used for […]

Prevention of Osteoarthritis

Prevention of Osteoarthritis 1. Regular exercise Regular exercise is an important component of managing osteoarthritis and improving joint health. Exercise can help reduce pain, improve joint mobility and flexibility, increase muscle strength, and improve overall physical function. Types of exercises that are beneficial for people with osteoarthritis include: Aerobic exercise: Aerobic exercises, such as brisk […]

Symptoms of Osteoarthritis

Symptoms of Osteoarthritis 1. Pain Pain is a common symptom of osteoarthritis. The pain typically occurs in the affected joint and can range from mild to severe, depending on the damage to the joint.   Osteoarthritis pain is often described as a deep, aching pain in the affected joint, which may be worsened by activity […]

Causes of Osteoarthritis

Causes of Osteoarthritis These are some of the factors that can increase a person’s risk of developing osteoarthritis Age: Age is a significant risk factor for many health conditions, including osteoarthritis. As people get older, the cartilage that cushions their joints can wear down, leading to osteoarthritis. This is because the body’s ability to repair […]