What is Osteo-arthritis?
Osteo-arthritis (OA) is most common form of arthritis
affecting mostly the Knees.
is most affecting one out of eight people between the ages of 18 and 79.
According to Arthritis Foundation, approximately 16 million Americans
suffer from Osteo-arthritis, three times as many women as men. Osteo-arthritis
has increased recently due to sedentary lifestyle as people walking less,
are more over-weight, eat fast food, junk food etc and are not keeping
the muscles toned by doing quality exercises. so they are bound to suffer
from knee disorders which is simply gravity and weight leading to wearing-out
of cartilages. Also more Osteo-arthritis is seen due to increase in awareness
and life expectancy, and increase in treatment modalities.
Most common age for osteo-arthritis is after 60-65 years and this is a normal course of events like losing hair or getting grey hair. But when it occurs in the late 40's or early 50's, then this is due to bad lifestyle.
How does Osteo-arthritis occurs?
fluid and elastic tissue, and functions to reduce friction as the joint
moves. It acts as a shock absorber and as the sliding surface that covers
the ends of bones. Osteo-arthritis results from chemical changes in
the cartilage that cause it to break down faster than it can be produced.
are the conventional treatments for Osteo-arthritis?
Surgery for Osteo-arthritis is usually considered a choice surgery unless patient is unfit for surgery. However it may need several months of rehabilitation after surgery and an artificial joint may only last for 10 to 20 years thereafter repeat surgury is needed.
New Electromagnetic Therapeutic Osteo-arthritis Treatment (QMR) with Cytotron:
In comparision to conventional treatment the Electromagnetic Therapeutic Osteo-arthritis Treatment (QMR) presents several advantages as described in the table below:
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