Arthritis covers a broad spectrum of illness. To many, the term inflammatory disease suggests that pain and inflammation of the joints – however, inflammatory disease may be a far more advanced medical condition. The term inflammatory disease comes from the Latin phrase, “arth” which means joint and “it is” which means inflammation. There are over a hundred sicknesses related to the term inflammatory disease. inflammatory disease will vary from one thing as straightforward as tendinitis to one thing as chronic as autoimmune disease.
Osteoarthritis – the most common type of arthritis. This form of arthritis is caused when the cartilage surrounding the ends of the bones begins to degenerate and the joints are no longer cushioned. This caused the joints to rub together and in severe cases, you can hear the bones grating against one another. At the onset of osteoarthritis, the symptoms are usually mild and consist of pain and stiffness of the joints. As the disease progresses, inflammation and loss of motion can occur. In some severe cases, deformity can occur if the grinding joints wear one side of the joint more than the other.
Rheumatoid arthritis – This is the second most common type of arthritis and the most severe. Symptoms usually begin appearing between the ages of 25 and 50 – however, children and senior citizens can experience the onset of this disease. Rheumatoid arthritis is the most common type of inflammatory arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis is considered an autoimmune disease because factors other than wear and tear of cartilage can cause the disease and the disease can affect other organs, such as the eyes, lungs, and heart.
In Chennai, Knee and Shoulder India offers affordable treatment for arthritis, especially for osteoarthritis and its related conditions. We also specialize in knee and shoulder replacement like total knee replacement surgery procedures that may help to eliminate the effects of bone decay, diseases and conditions like arthritis and trauma. If you are having trouble with arthritis or any of the other conditions related to your knee and shoulder bones, please contact us for an appointment with our orthopedic specialist Dr. Bharani Kumar Dayanandam.
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