Saturday, 10 August 2013

Osteoarthritis and physiotherapy treatment :

Physiotherapy Clinic Bapunagar

OSTEOARTHRITIS:
OSTEOARTHRITIS IS COMMON FORM OF ARTHRITIS.IT IS MOST COMMON JOINT DISEASE.IT CAN AFFECT JOINTS LIKE HIP JOINT,HAND,SPINE,KNEE JOINT BUT MOSTLY AFFECT THE KNEE JOINT.
RISK FACTORS:  
1)  OLDER AGE
2)  INJURY           
3)  OVERWEIGHT
SYMPTOMS:
  • PAIN
  • STIFFNESS
  • SWELLING
  • CREPITUS
  • LOSE OF MOVEMENT
  • TENDERNESS

OA KNEE X RAY
ENDS OF JOINTS COVERS WITH CARTILAGES.BECAUSE OF RISK FACTORS BONES LOSS THE CARTILAGES ND SO THAT JOINT SPACE IS REDUCE AND ENDS OF BONES RUB WITH
 EACH OTHER.
TREATMENT: TREATMENT OF OSTEOARTHRITIS MAINLY INCLUDE MEDICINE,EXERCISES AND SURGERY.
PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT IS MOST EFFECTIVE FOR ANY JOINT DISEASE.
IT INCLUDE EXERCISE THERAPY AND ELECTRO THERAPY.
ELECTROTHERAPY LIKE  INTERFERENTIAL CURENT,SHORT WAVE DIATHERMY.
EXERSICES WHICH INCLUDE MAINLY QUADRICEP STRENGTHENING EXERCISE,STRAIGHT LEG RAISING EXERCISE,STATIC QUADRICEPS EXERCISE,ABDUCTOR STRENGTHENING EXERCISES.

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