Joints are connections between our bones in our body. A common ailment of joints for which one has to visit the orthopedic OPD is arthritis in which the patient has symptoms of pain, swelling, stiffness, and deformity of joints.
Arthritis is common of 2 types
The symptoms may also be seen where there are no joints in your body, like the eye, eyes, heart, and lungs. When this stays for a longer period of time and when a person does not take proper treatment, then the joints may also deform and shift from their original place.
This can be treated with medicines call DMRDs after proper assessment through blood tests and X-rays. Usually, if treatment started early, the disease progression can be stopped and symptoms reversed, following which the number of medication can be reduced.
Most important is early diagnosis and management. If joints have already got deformed then surgery is needed to correct the same and restore mobility.