Osteoarthritis and Rheumatism Pain
Arthritis literally means inflammation of the joints. Osteoarthritis or osteoarthrosis, is a disease leading to joint deterioration. Is also known as degenerative arthritis. End of the take up of the bones and allow movement. Cartilages deterioration, wear or abrasion occurs, the bones begin to rub together. As a result, joint destruction begins. This sometimes leads to abnormal bone formation and swelling occurs. The disease most feet, knees, waist, hips, and fingers are seen. Usually consists of one or a few joints.
Osteoarthritis in women are 3 times more. Usually begins after age 60. There is a bit of osteoarthritis in all individuals over the age of 60, but these symptoms may be mild to construct. Osteoarthritis of the joints is get on overload. Obesity, poor posture, old injuries and get on overload leading to greater use of joints causes. There is also the role of genetics. However, due to the emergence of osteoarthritis is unknown. Mechanical, biological, biochemical and immune system-related factors are thought to cause this situation all together.
Symptoms of osteoarthritis include:
Ranging from mild to severe joint pain, especially excessive use, or to sit for a long time, such as occurs after prolonged inactivity.
The joint grinding or rubbing sound.
Especially in the morning the joint swelling, stiffness and limitation of movement
The muscles around the affected joint to use as little attenuation due to
The joint shape and function disorder
Be applied to the diagnosis of various blood tests and films. In addition, to confirm the diagnosis through a joint fluid sample can be taken with a needle.
The goal of treatment, joint tenderness, pain, stiffness and swelling resolves to maintain normal function.
Paracetamol is the best medicine for pain of osteoarthritis in general. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen elderly patients. The affected joint may be helpful to drive around the anti-inflammatory creams or heater. In addition, one or two times a day on the joint application of ice bag to reduce the pain.
Prevents damage to the joint use more cane. Physical therapy reduces pain and muscle spasms, and joint range of motion provides the protection. Regular exercise is very important in the treatment of osteoarthritis.
Without enough useful oral medications and physical therapy, pain to cut the string needle (local anesthetic) can be done. This pain can be for a period of days or several weeks or can be cut. This period may be extended even further by adding steroids to local anesthetics. If this is not helpful enough in the surgical treatment, or among the people known as rooster comb hyaluronic acid injections may be considered
The joint fluid is hyaluronic acid and a little wear on the joint prevents this. Hyaluronic acid is reduced in people with osteoarthritis. Hyaluronic acid injections into the knee joint is therefore applied in order to protect.
Hyaluronic acid injection, oral pain medications more effectively cuts. This injection to 6 months to 1 year and sometimes even a prolonged period.
Excessive hip and knee joints are damaged and have lost the function of the prosthesis to be applied to the operation.
Unfortunately, it is a lifelong disease, osteoarthritis and get worse over time. Joint damage, prevent recurrent disease is required to proceed, however self-renew damaged cartilage.
Is not known yet how to prevent osteoarthritis will be useful to note the following:
Joints in accordance with the regular run. Stay Fit. Proper posture, muscle strength and joint movement, do regular exercises to give your doctor. Every day, you make regular exercise a much more compelling to do occasional light exercise is beneficial. If you can, every day, walk a short distance. Wear comfortable shoes while walking and support your feet properly. Sitting in water or exercise. Warm water will support your weight while exercising the body and will facilitate joint movement.
Protect your joints by doing warm-up exercises before intensive activities.
Protect your joints by using the knee pad knee during kneeling.
Take medicine your doctor has told you.
Healthy, eating a diet low in fat body Protect your health.
Try to lose weight.