It is a degenerative joint disease leading to degradation of joints including aarticular cartilage and bone. It is a condition in which the cartilage that acts as a cushion between bones in joints degenerates and thereby causing pain and inflammation in the joints. Mostky affected joints are Knee, Hands, Fingers and Big toe. Symptoms can vary from pain to loss of mobility.
|Age factor|||||Excess Body Weight|||||Hereditary|||||Loss of Strength|
Signs and Symptoms:
|Pain and Stiffness|||||Tenderness|||||Restricted Movements|||||Imflammation|
Ayurvedic treatments focus on arresting the progression of the disease and thereby improving functions of joints which includes internal medication and external treatment procedures.