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Muscles and Bones :
Osteoarthritis / Osteoarthrosis / Degenerative Disease

Osteoarthritis is a disease that leads to the degeneration of the cartilage that cushions bones in joints. As the cartilage degenerates, the bone becomes inflamed and painful and the joints become stiff and tender. Most often, osteoarthritis affects the hands, feet, knees and spine.

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1. Who is to be consulted when the symptoms are present?

You can consult

General physician

Othopaedician / Orthopedic surgeon

Reumatologist

2. How does shortening of leg induce Osteoarthritis?

Shortened leg causes jerky movements and causes osteoarthritis

3. What are the activities that lead to risk of Osteoarthritis?

Twisting of the leg (E.g. Football or baseball sport)

Jerky movement

Prolonged standing (E.g. in case of Traffic policemen)

Prolonged kneeling (E.g. Coal miners)

Squatting

4. How does drinking lot of water help prevent osteoarthritis?

Water moves oxygen and nutrients all over the body, maintains normal temperature and helps in the digestion process. In addition to this, it also provides lubrication to the joints and reduces the risk of osteoarthritis.

5. What are the foods that are good for osteoarthritis?

Spinach

Orange

Whole grains

Lemon

Green salads

Honey

Banana

Fatless cottage cheese

Cabbage

Milk

Carrot

Black beans

Raisins

Plenty of water

Cucumber

Coconut oil

Tomatoes

6. What are the activities that lead to risk of Osteoarthritis?

Twisting of the leg (E.g. Football or baseball sport)

Jerky movement

Prolonged standing (E.g. in case of Traffic policemen)

Prolonged kneeling (E.g. Coal miners)

Squatting

7. How does drinking lot of water help prevent osteoarthritis?

Water moves oxygen and nutrients all over the body, maintains normal temperature and helps in the digestion process. In addition to this, it also provides lubrication to the joints and reduces the risk of osteoarthritis.




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