Arthritis fact

Arthritis can affect children aged 16 or below

Arthritis Fact:


Arthritis
is not restricted to older people; people below the age of 25 years are also found to be affected. In fact, it can affect children aged 16 or below and is then termed as Juvenile Arthritis. As a result, consult orthopedic doctor along with  Rheumatologist also for these cases.

 

What is Arthritis:

Arthritis Also called: joint inflammation, Inflammation of one or more joints, causing pain and stiffness that can worsen with age.

Type of Arthritis:

Furthermore, nowadays different types of arthritis exist, each with different causes including wear & tear, infections and underlying diseases.

Symptoms of Arthritis:

  1. Pain
  2. Swelling
  3. Reduce the motion and increase stiffness.

Treatment of Arthritis:

However, Medication, physiotherapy or sometimes surgery helps reduce the symptoms and improve quality of life.

Dr.Lalit Modi

MBBS, MS, DNB, MNAMS, Gold Medalist,
Knee, Hip & Shoulder Specialist 10 Year Experience
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