Tips for ParentBy Onlymyhealth Editorial Team / Mar 12, 2014
Juvenile arthritis is an umbrella term used to describe auto immune and inflammatory conditions that develop in children below 16 years of age. It could involve single joint or multiple. The course of treatment involves anti inflammatory drugs, ice packs, disease modifying drugs, vitamins and other supplements. It is important to maintain bone and joint health in kids. Consult a pediatrician and orthopedic in case of the disease. It is also important to monitor cardiac, renal and liver functions. In the later stages the doctor can also opt for surgery to prevent permanent deformation. Watch this video for more information on Juvenile arthritis.
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