World Arthritis Day (12th October)

SYMPTOMS OF ARTHRITIS

Observed globally to raise awareness about Arthritis & rheumatic musculoskeletal disorders and how it affects the lives of people affected.

SYMPTOMS OF ARTHRITIS

  • Pain & Swelling
  • Stiffness, especially morning
  • Warmth & redness
  • Tenderness
  • Difficulty joint movement

 

 

TYPES OF ARTHRITIS & CAUSES

  • Inflammatory arthritis
  • Degenerative or mechanical arthritis(Injury)
  • Soft tissue musculoskeletal pain
  • Rheumatoid arthritis(Immunity dysfunction)
  • Connective tissue disease
  • Infectious arthritis(Infections)
  • Osteoarthritis(Inheritance)
  • Metabolic arthritis(Abnormal metabolism)

 

 

TREATMENTS

  • Exercise
  • Diet
  • Medications
  • Physical/ occupational therapy
  • Splints/ joint assistive aids
  • Weight loss
  • Surgery – joint replacement

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