Arthritis is a disease that causes pain in the joints of the body like knee, wrist, elbow, toe, neck, shoulder and spine. It is caused due to deterioration in the cartilage that acts as a lubricant between two bones. As the cartilage deteriorates the bones start rubbing each other and result in inflammation pain and stiffness in joints.
Cartilage is important for smooth movement of joints. They are a gel like substance that help when two bones rubs each other. But when this cartilage is affected for one reason or the other, the two bones rub against each other and this causes pain and inflammation.
Symptoms of Arthritis:
Symptoms of Arthritis vary according to the type of disease. But few of the symptoms are common like:
In some types of Arthritis the tissues and muscles surrounding the joints gets affected. Like in Rheumatoid Arthritis , immune system of the body becomes overactive and starts affecting the tissues and muscles of the joints and than the cartilage.
Cause of Arthritis:
Studies are still going on for the cause behind many types of Arthritis. There are no exact proofs of what triggers the Arthritis disease but some few of the reasons are:
Treatment of Arthritis:
For many types of Arthritis a complete cure is not available in any form of medicine treatment. Studies are still going on in this field. The best treatment available only reduces the pain associated with it and tries to curb the disease as much as possible. If the symptoms are caught at an early stage, the disease is better treated.
Ayurvedic treatment of Arthritis in Delhi includes Panchakarma treatment for curing the disease, oil massages to reduce the pain and inflammation, herbal medicines to curb the disease and Yoga exercises.