What is Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a joint inflammation resulting from cartilage degeneration. It is the most common form of arthritis affecting millions of people worldwide. Although osteoarthritis can damage any joint, the disorder most commonly affects joints in your hands, knees, hips and spine.

Osteoarthritis (OA) occurs more frequently as we age. Before age 45, osteoarthritis occurs more frequently in males. After 55 years of age, it occurs more frequently in females.

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Symptoms

  • Pain
  • Stiffness
  • Loss of flexibility
  • Grating sensation
  • Bone spurs
  • Swelling

Causes

  • Old age
  • Sex
  • Obesity
  • Joint injuries
  • Repeated stress on joints
  • Genetics
  • Bone deformities
  • Certain metabolic diseases

Homeopathy for Osteoarthritis

Homeopathy uses a holistic approach for OA. It enables better absorption of minerals and nutrients that are essential for bone health. This allows healing of existing bone fractures and avoids further bone damage by strengthening the bones. Homeopathy slows the pace of further degeneration. It also improves the mobility of the affected joints. It vitalizes the body’s natural healing and ability to repair it to create a better state of health and well being.

 

Constitutional Homeopathy Treatment for Osteoarthritis

Our expert Homeopaths at Homeocare International treat Osteoarthritis using Constitutional Homeopathy Treatment after taking into consideration physical and psychological symptoms of the individual. Constitutional Homeopathy treatment for osteoarthritis at Homeocare International helps to slow down the process of joint pain and provides long term pain relief without side effects.

Frequently Asked Questions

OA has also been referred to as Degenerative Joint Disease. In the spine, it is sometimes referred to as Degenerative Disc Disease.
OA is the most common joint disorder. It increases with age. In patients over the age of 65, 10% have knee OA and 5% hip OA which causes them difficulties and is more common in women than men.
Obesity, joint damage from old injuries and smoking are some of the more common risk factors associated with OA.
No, while both cause joint problems, they are actually very different diseases. The cause, pattern of joint involvement and joint pain require different treatment approaches.
Typical joints include the hips, knees, the distal joints in the fingers, and the base of the thumbs and toes.

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