Arthritis naturally means inflammation of joints. It is a degeneration of joint cartilage ligaments and bones.
You will experience some symptoms like
-Stiffness of joint
-Some abnormal sound or crepitus while moving the joint
-restriction in joint movement
-swelling of joints
-In fact at the beginning of arthritis pain may be very occasional only after prolonged activity involving the joins or after a certain posture. Squatting (using Indian toilet) or commode leg sitting in case of hip and knee joint arthritis. In fact, all the symptoms of arthritis are mostly very minimum at the beginning. The severity symptom increases as the disease become more severe.
-yes, one can try to prevent the rate of increase in the severity of arthritis
-by doing some exercise as prescribed and demonstrated by your treating doctor
-adopting some lifestyle occasions like avoidance of Squatting (using Indian toilet) or commode leg sitting in case of hip and knee joint arthritis.
Maximum 5 to 10% of people having arthritis need a joint replacement. But the percentage of people acquiring joint replacement depends on the type of arthritis he or she is having.
The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis.
Only 5 to 10% of people having osteoarthritis needs joint replacement
Type of arthritis are
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Ankylosing spondylitis
People suffering from these types of arthritis need joint replacement more
when symptoms are severe and not responding to the other treatment modalities and their restriction of day-to-day activities of the patients due to arthritis.
-Exercise as prescribed and demonstrated by your doctor
-Medicines like pain-relieving agents, cartilage vitamins, etc
-Injection in the joint
Most common joint replacement are
-knee joint replacement
-hip joint replacement
Joints which can be replaced if severely arthritic are
-shoulder joint replacement
-elbow joint replacement
-ankle joint replacement
It is almost 98%
(Nobody can ensure 100% success in any surgery)