and healthy eating are one of the most important factors in arthrosis
Osteoarthritis also known as
osteoarthrosis or arthrosis is a non-inflammatory, degenerative, joint
disorder. It most commonly affects the knees, spine, and hips but can
affect any joint.
The most common arthrosis symptoms are pain and stiffness in the joints.
Other symptoms may include swelling and tenderness. Many patients feel
aggravation of the osteoarthritis symptoms in humid and cold weather.
This degenerative disease is related to aging and occurs due to causes
like genetic factors, mechanical injury, mechanical stress on joints,
overweight and long-term wear and tear of cartilage in the joints.
Treatment for arthritis may include
medicines (analgesics can help with osteoarthrosis symptoms), lifestyle
modification (such as weight loss and exercise) and
Other lifestyle recommendations include: healthy eating and balanced
diet. Proper nutrition and healthy lifestyle can reduce the risks. You
can learn more about the right diet and lifestyle change at:
Other treatments like massage therapy, acupuncture, support braces or
splints may provide short-term pain relief or improve the pain.
A surgery might be needed in advanced
cases of arthrosis to replace or repair damaged joints.