Stretching exercises that improve your range of motion, quitting smoking, a healthy diet, and weight and strength training can help people prevent arthritis-related joint pain later in life, says Dr. Kaushal Malhan, director-orthopaedics and joint replacement, Fortis Hospital, … [Read more...] about How to avoid joint pain as you age
Arthritis, especially osteoarthritis, is one of the most common causes of joint pain, but it can also be caused by infection, injury, and conditions like lupus, fibromyalgia, or even cancer. Even though joint pain and arthritis is associated with older people, an increasing … [Read more...] about What causes joint pain and why it impacts more women
Osteoarthritis cannot be reversed but there are treatments that can help alleviate symptoms like pain, swelling, and discomfort. In mild to moderate cases, patients are usually put on medication, are advised to exercise, or they can try PRP or platelet-rich plasma therapy. In … [Read more...] about Ask a doc: How is osteoarthritis treated?
Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a degenerative joint disease that occurs mostly in the hands, hips, and knees. It usually impacts older people, especially women, but factors such as injury or pre-existing conditions like rheumatoid arthritis can make young … [Read more...] about What is osteoarthritis and why it impacts more women
Arthritis starts with discomfort or pain in the joints, followed by stiffness, and gradually the range of motion starts getting restricted, says Dr. Abhishek Kumar Mishra, an orthopaedic and joint replacement surgeon at the Apollo Spectra Hospital in New Delhi. It is also not … [Read more...] about Arthritis: How is it diagnosed and is it reversible?
High impact sports, which include running and jumping, can increase your risk of arthritis if you are genetically predisposed to it, says Dr. Abhishek Kumar Mishra, an orthopaedic and joint replacement surgeon at the Apollo Spectra Hospital in New Delhi. However, not losing … [Read more...] about What causes arthritis?