According to a study, about 15% of the Indian population is affected by arthritis.* While most people face the problem, they neglect the condition and are not quick at taking any action to better the situation due to multiple reasons.
Arthritis is a serious condition which requires immediate attention and care. But what is arthritis?
Inflammation of one or more joints, causing pain and stiffness that can worsen with age. But arthritis is not limited only to old age. It can also happen to teenagers as young as 14 years old.
You can look out for symptoms like:
These are some indicators of arthritis, which hamper your daily life activities like walking, climbing stairs and driving.
Arthritis is not a condition that you develop immediately. It happens over a period of time due to various causes. Some of the most common causes of Arthritis are:
Living with arthritis is difficult and hinders your everyday lives. Keep these tips in mind to avoid prevent arthritis.
Balanced diet & weight management
Controlling conditions like diabetes, hypertension & obesity
Regular exercises like walking, mild jogging or swimming.
Shifting to alternate form of exercises like static cycling, yoga and meditation
Seeking medical help during acute flare ups
Avoiding habits like smoking, drinking excessively
Not having a balanced diet with no exercise
Obesity and uncontrolled diabetes
Strenuous activities pressurising the affected joints
Jumping and high impact sports
Arthritis pain is unavoidable and when it is soaring high, you look for instant relief to continue with your day. Here are some methods that will help you:
At Zoi, we adopt a holistic approach which involve experienced surgeons, physiotherapists, dieticians and other specialists depending on the need of the patient. The treatment includes counselling and assessment of the severity and stage of arthritis. This is done by various modalities including blood tests, X-rays and scans. To ensure the effectivity of the treatment, it is tailored as per the stage of arthritis, age and needs of the patient.
There 2 types of treatments available at Zoi- treatments for early stages and late stages.
Zoi has one of the best teams of orthopedic surgeons with vast experience, backed by the latest equipment with computer navigation systems and latest modular theatres and excellent track record.
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