Women over the age of 40 are most affected by osteoarthritis and this is corroborated by the fact that they form 60 percent of the patients that undergo total knee replacement, an expert said Thursday.
This green knobbly cousin of the cabbage is packed with rich nutrients and also a good deal of dietary fibre and vitamin C. It will be good to include broccoli in your diet as here are some of the diseases and conditions which it can help fight.
Arthritis is a form of inflammation of joints. It involves severe pain, swelling in joints, and joint stiffness. There are more than 100 types of arthritis, of which Osteoarthritis is the most common. Sounds painful? It is indeed agonising.
With a steady increase in the number of Indians suffering from joint disorders, new techniques from around the world that cause minimal invasion and inconvenience have come to their rescue, doctors said here Sunday.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is often seen as a problem primarily of the cartilage that cushions joints, but Johns Hopkins scientists now have evidence that the bone underneath the cartilage is also a key player and exacerbates the damage.