October 5, 2012

Osteoarthritis treatmentOsteoarthritis is one of the most common types of diseases in modern elderly, and it is estimated that about 8.5 millions of today’s British citizens, including about 40 per cent of the Britons aged over 70, suffer from it. Osteoarthritis is a kind of arthritis linked to damage in joints caused by cartilage wearing out as a result of our daily activities. Unfortunately, for the moment there is no effective cure for this disease, but there are a few osteoarthritis treatment options which can be used to reduce the symptoms and pains related to this health condition. Those include mainly using medications, pain management technologies, little or moderate physical activities combined with plenty of rest, using various assistive devices (like grabbing and gripping tools, etc.), cortisone and lubrication injections, as well as home treatments and herbal remedies for osteoarthritis. Surgical procedures can be offered in the worst cases as another alternative treatment for osteoarthritis. Read the rest of this entry »