Severe Arthritis

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Severe Arthritis

Severe cases are often treated with surgical procedures. But mild cases of arthritis may not need surgery. Dietary therapy and alternative approaches should be attempted first in most cases.

The severe type is one condition which commonly precipitates surgery and/or replacement.

Joint replacement surgery, a common treatment of last resort, is often associated with significant pain.

The management of post-operative pain following joint replacement surgery is critical for early mobilization to prevent complications such as pulmonary emboli, pressure sores and muscle deconditioning.

Joint replacement means the bone surfaces within the joint are surgically removed and replaced with synthetic materials, usually a prosthesis made of durable, wear-resistant plastic and/or metal. Different procedures and components may be used, depending on factors such as the nature of the disease or injury, the patient's age, and condition of the bone.

Rheumatoid arthritis belongs to the category of stubborn rheumatism. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation of the joints and the tissue surrounding the joints. Other arthritis-type diseases include lupus, fibromyalgia, bursitis, and psoriatic arthritis.

It is recommended that you do your “due diligence” and research on your own what treatments would be preferable for you. There are many approaches to this disease that addresses nutrition and mineral deficiencies. Before you take any drastic steps, consult with a licensed healthcare professional.

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