Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people worldwide. Osteoarthritis (also known as degenerative arthritis or wear & tear arthritis) is a form of arthritis that occurs with the wear & tear of cartilage overtime. Eventual loss of the cartilage of one or more joints worsens the pain & the condition.
Cartilage is a protein substance that serves as a "cushion" between the bones of the joints. Among the over 100 different types of arthritis conditions, osteoarthritis is the most common joint disease. Although osteoarthritis can damage any joint, the disorder most commonly affects joints in your hands, knees, hips and spine.
With conventional medical management, the Osteoarthritis symptoms can usually be managed, although the damage to joints can't be fully reversed. Staying active, maintaining a healthy weight and some treatments might slow progression of the disease and help improve pain and joint function.
Some advancement in science like CRRT therapy, PRP, stem cell, oxygen therapies etc., has given the ray of scope in a way to stimulate the cartilage regrowth significantly.
Osteoarthritis commonly affects :
Primary (idiopathic) osteoarthritis, OA not resulting from injury or disease, is partly a result of natural aging of the joint.
Secondary osteoarthritis is a form of osteoarthritis that is caused by another disease or condition. Conditions that can lead to secondary osteoarthritis include
Osteoarthritis symptoms often develop slowly and worsen over time. Signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis include:
Our primary focus is to stop or slow down the degeneration process and then to repair the damaged tissues and stimulate the body to regenerate new tissues through release of growth factors like osteoblast & Fibroblast.
Advanced CRRT is a German Technology that uses a patented pattern of Signal pulses of low intensity/ frequency. These signals mimic the natural bio electric field that is present in the body. These bio-electric fields are responsible to send signals to the brain to repair the wear & tear of the tissues in every part of the body. The tissues worn out only when these bio-electric signals are disturbed due to trauma or aging process overtime. By replicating these disturbed bio-electric field, we can help the body to repair the damaged tissues effectively at cellular level. This results in soft tissue repair, tissue regeneration, stimulation of cartilage regrowth, bone density improvement, reduction in inflation etc., which might eventually result in pain reduction.
CRRT is a safer, more effective way to reduce pain & and has no long-term side effects compared to most painkillers.
ACOWAVE ESWT, on other hand might also help in releasing other essential growth factors that results in tissue repair, bone repair, improved blood circulation, inflammation reduction and pain relief.
Conventional physiotherapy treatments might result in inflammation reduction, pain reduction, muscle relaxation & strengthening and improved rage of motion that eventually leads to improved quality of life. The effective exercise therapy program also focuses on weight reduction to halt cartilage regeneration while not exert excessive stress on the joints.
The Post-Operative rehabilitation is the post-surgical program of re-establishing joint motion, muscle strength around the joint and improved joint function. This is applied through effective manual & electro physio therapy rehabilitation programs.
Preventive care is for the people who are at high risk of getting affected with degenerative osteo arthritis (example: people above 50 years of age, obesity or over weight population, people with excessive or negligible function of joints, nutritional deficiency etc.). the main focus of this preventive program is to improve & maintain the muscle strength, range of motions & joint health.