Ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing means ioints have become stuck together due to injury and disease.Spondylitis means inflammation of the spine. In ankylosing spondylitis, inflammation has caused damage to the spine (lower back) and they become stuck together which causes inflexibility / stiffness to the spine. Pelvis, shoulder and hips are also involved. Causes: the exact cause is unknown. Risk factors of ankylosing spondylitis:…

Cervical Spondylitis

Cervical spondylosis is a condition that causes deterioration of joints, vertebrae, disc, ligaments and cartilages in the cervical spine which is the neck region. It is a common medical condition and involves mostly aged people.Cervical spondylosis is also known as arthritis of the neck or cervical osteoarthritis.With age the cervical disk gets dehydrated and shrinks, and there is development of…

Rheumatoid Arthritis

It is an autoimmune disease that can cause joint pain and damage throughout the body.Rheumatoid arthritis affects joints on both sides of the body, such as both wrists, hands, knees. This symmetry helps to set it apart from other types of arthritis. It is a long-term autoimmune disorder. Rheumatoid arthritis may also affect other parts of the body.It is also…

Knee Pain

Knee pain is a pain in or around the knee. It is caused by a sudden injury, an overuse injury, or such conditions are arthritis.pain is a common complaint among adults and often associated with daily activities like walking, bending, lifting, and standing. Athletes who run or play sports that involve jumping or quick rotating also experience pain in the…

Slip Disc

The spinal cord consists of multiple blocks of bones called vertebral bodies. Slip Disc lies in betweenthe vertebral bodies.The disc contains jelly-like material that is surrounded by a fibrous ring.When the fibrous ring becomes diseased due to any injury or other condition then the jelly likesubstance is pushed out or prolapses into the spinal canal and causes pressure on the…

Lumbago

INTRODUCTION:- It is a common painful condition affecting the lower portion of the spine and mainlyaffects muscles, nerves and bones in the spinal area.Lumbago is caused by spinal degeneration and injury and strain to muscles or tendonsin the back. Lumbago SYMPTOMS:-¬† Lumbago CAUSES:-¬† There are several causes of lumbago:-MUSCLE OR LIGAMENT STRAIN:-Frequent heavy lifting or an abrupt painfulmovement might strain the…

Coccyx / tailbone pain

INTRODUCTION:-  Tailbone pain is also called coccydynia.Coccydynia is pain in and around the small triangular bone at the very bottom of thespinal column, above the cleft of the buttocks. CAUSES:There are different  types of events that cause tailbone pain. EXTERNAL TRAUMA:-a fall-related fractured, dislocated, or bruised coccyx. INTERNAL TRAUMA:-trauma caused by a difficult childbirth or from sitting on a narrowor…

Shoulder Pain

Several nearby muscles, ligaments, and tendons as well as the shoulder joint itself can all cause shoulder pain. When an arm or shoulder is used or moved, pain in shoulder that originates from the joint typically gets worse. The most frequent joint musculoskeletal issue is pain in shoulder. Sometimes pain might be confused for pain arising from other medical conditions,…

Wrist Rheumatism

Wrist rheumatism is typically brought on by fractures or sprains from unexpectedtraumas. However, chronic issues like stress, arthritis, and carpal tunnel syndrome can alsocause wrist pain.Because of so many reasons, diagnosing the exact cause of wrist rheumatism¬† can bedifficult. But effective therapy and recovery depend on a correct diagnosis. CAUSES:- Damage to  any parts of the wrist  may result in discomfort…

Small Joint Pain

Small joint discomfort is commonly felt in the hands, feet, hips, knee and spine. Pain maygradually come and go. Occasionally  the joint feels stiff, achy and sore. patients complain of burning, throbbing or grating sensation. In addition, the joint may be worse in the morning butbetter up with movement and activities. Joint pain may aggravate , and can limit a person’sability…