Arthritis is condition developed due to the inflammation of one or more joints in various parts of the body causing joint pain and stiffness. Arthritis is classified into osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis affects the joint cartilage that break downs exposing the bones and causing friction during movement and rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that affects the lining of joints. At Venkateswara Hospital, we provide the most advanced and sophisticated diagnostics and treatments techniques for patients with arthritis to reduce symptoms and improve quality of life. We brings together a multidisciplinary team of highly qualified and well experienced medical and surgical specialists who offer patients safe and effective treatments and rehabilitative programs to offer the intact continuum of care for the arthritis patient. The treatment method varies depending on the type of arthritis.
The most common symptoms of arthritis involve:
The condition is diagnosed through clinical examination and check for the symptoms including swelling, redness and warmth. Depending on the type of arthritis suspected, following tests are performed including a laboratory tests to analysis different types of body, imaging tests to detect problems within the joint. Imaging tests include X-rays, computerized tomography (CT), Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound scans.
Treatment for arthritis
At Venkateswara Hospital, we also provide post-operative rehabilitation facilities for a faster and effective recovery from the disease condition with a qualified physiotherapist. The main goals of physiotherapy include restoring full joint motion, strength, power and endurance.
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