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Osteoarthritis of knee and hip

Tips for ParentBy Onlymyhealth Editorial Team / 2010-09-08T00:00:00+5:30
Dr. P.K. Dave, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Rockland Hospital, New Delhi states that the osteoarthritis of knee and hip results in low mobility of joints, joint pain, stiffness and reduction in physical activity. Numerous drugs are administered to treat knee osteoarthritis. Various exercises are especially designed for people suffering from osteoarthritis. Lifestyle modifications such as weight loss also help in treating osteoarthritis. Cartilaginous tissues are very sensitive to exercises. If exercised more, it become osteoarthritic. If you don’t exercise, again it becomes osteoarthritic. So it requires an optimum level of exercise for itself to be maintained. A proper exercise regime along-with a well defined lifestyle is a great way to treat osteoarthritis of knee and hip.

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