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<strong>How Does Viscosupplementation Therapy Help In Degenerative Joint Disease?</strong>

How Does Viscosupplementation Therapy Help In Degenerative Joint Disease?

Degenerative joint disease or joint degeneration is also known as osteoarthritis. It’s known as “wear and tear” arthritis because joints wear down, enabling bones to rub against each other. Individuals with degenerative…

Gout

Gout

Gout is the most common type of arthritis that leads to inflammation in joints.  Small crystals form around and in the joints which causes inflammation, pain, and swelling. Crystals that form around…

What is Lupus?

What is Lupus?

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune condition involving multi-system inflammation. Etiology (cause or organ of disease) is unknown.  In Lupus, your immune system cannot differentiate between foreign invaders like viruses or bacteria and…

What is Viscosupplementation?

What is Viscosupplementation?

What is Viscosupplementation? “Visco” is short for viscosity, while supplementation means adding viscous gel to the joint that  supplements the joint  current volume of fluid It is a medical procedure during which…

What is Osteoarthritis

What is Osteoarthritis

OA is the most common joint disease when the cartilage between bones breaks down and causes severe chronic pain.  This is an extremely common form of arthritis.  Osteoarthritis is a disease of…

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is swelling of joints. It is an autoimmune disease, which means the patient body forms antibodies against its own organs and starts attacking healthy cells. It causes severe pain and…

When to See a Rheumatologist?

When to See a Rheumatologist?

Diagnosing a rheumatological disease can be challenging. Skeletal and muscle pain is very common and can occur several times in your lifetime. But from the rheumatologist’s point of view, such pain can…

What is Rheumatology?

What is Rheumatology?

Rheumatology is the subcategory of Internal Medicine, which deals with the treatment and management of rheumatological diseases. Rheumatological diseases include more than a hundred diseases of the musculoskeletal and immune systems. Such…

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