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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition of the joints. It is one of the most common forms of arthritis. It is a joint disease that affects mostly middle-aged to elderly people. Osteoarthritis is the wear and tear of joints, involving cartilage, bones, ligaments, and joint lining. Osteoarthritis is characterized by the breakdown of cartilage, changes in the joints, and inflammation of the joint lining. The wearing down of the cartilage occurs gradually and worsens over a period of time.

Symptoms
Symptoms

The signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis develop and start to deteriorate over a period of time. Following are the symptoms of osteoarthritis:-

Causes
Causes

Below are the causes that could have lead to wear and tear of joints.

Certain risk factors that can increase the chances of osteoarthritis.

 

Diagnosis
Diagnosis

After your physical examination, the doctor will check your affected joints with a set of tests to better determine the cause of osteoarthritis.

Treatment
Treatment

Osteoarthritis cannot be cured but treatment can help. Below are some ways in which the pain can be controlled.

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