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Sunday, October 14, 2012

October-14 World Arthritis Day

Kims Hospital has organised a WALK in Neclace road for Arthritis walk on the occassion of WORLD ARTHRITIS DAY.

Flagged off by VVS LAKSHMAN.

People walked from people's plaza to Neclace Road railway station.

Doctors has adviced people who attended the walk to walk and move to prevent athritis and Early detection of Athritis is Very much essential to treat it Properly.

LUPUS is another Disease where rhematoid athritis is associated with it.



Arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints. A joint is the area where two bones meet. There are over 100 different types of arthritis.

Kims Hospital has organised a WALK in Neclace road for Arthritis walk on the occassion of WORLD ARTHRITIS DAY.

Flagged off by VVS LAKSHMAN.

Symptoms

Arthritis causes joint pain, swelling, stiffness, and limited movement. Symptoms can include:
  • Joint pain
  • Joint swelling
  • Reduced ability to move the joint
  • Redness of the skin around a joint
  • Stiffness, especially in the morning
  • Warmth around a joint

Signs and tests

The health care provider will perform a physical exam and ask questions about your medical history.
The physical exam may show:
  • Fluid around a joint
  • Warm, red, tender joints
  • Difficulty moving a joint (called "limited range of motion")
Some types of arthritis may cause joint deformity. This may be a sign of severe, untreated rheumatoid arthritis.
Blood tests and joint x-rays are often done to check for infection and other causes of arthritis.
Your doctor may also remove a sample of joint fluid with a needle and send it to a lab for examination.

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