Knee pain and Homoeopathy
One of the most common causes of knee pain is the osteoarthritis of the knee joint. This is most common in the old and middle age groups.
Among the over 100 different types of arthritic conditions, osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. Osteoarthritis affects the knee joint by damaging the cartilage (Cartilage is made up of a protein substance that acts as a cushion between the bones of the joints) in the knee joint. The cartilage in the knee joint slowly degenerates.
Knee pain stands as a common health problems to many people and is often found common with middle and old aged people.
Several factors are responsible which make people prone to this problem. Getting aware of the root causes of knee pain and enhancing knowledge about this problem will lead to a better diagnosis. So, an effective treatment will be provided to provide relief from this problem. In other words we can say that knee pain is a pain which is related to the knee joint itself.
A study has revealed that this problem of knee pain is much more prevalent in people who work in cold temperatures than to those who work at normal temperatures.
This problem can be is generally found in two categories: mechanical and inflammatory. Inflammatory problems may be defined as a result of rheumatic disease or any tendon problems. While mechanical knee problems result from some sort of injury or damage which can occur either by playing some sort of sports or making a sudden bad movement or jerk or suffering any type of direct trauma to the knee.
Apart from these categories there is also a third category in which more serious disease such as cancer cause direct bone problems. It is because of the complex structure of the knee and the weight bearing capacity it is more commonly injured part.
More than 5.5 million people each year visit orthopedic surgeons regarding knee problems.
Role of Homeopathy
Homeopathic remedies provide a significant advantage over many of the counter medical prescriptions which help in the treatment of medical injuries and knee pain problems. The healing ability of knee is more or less at drawn-out pace.
The steroidal injections and anti-inflammatory drugs administered to the patients for the suppression of inflammation and pain can hinder cartilage and joint connective tissue repair to a great extent. Such type of drugs is likely to cause weakening of the joints and increase the chances injuries and arthritic changes. With the knowledge of such information people should prefer such therapeutic treatments which guarantee return of the structural integrity as well as pain free function.
Homoeopathy just might be the way to a fast track recovery and that too in a non steroidal way with minimum or no side effect.
Homoeopathy provides people with many remedies for such problems. People who are aware of the ways of homeopathic treatments will be least surprised to know for a fact that Arnica is the first remedy given for any severe joint injury. Mild to moderate pain shows a good response to Arnica. But for severe pain conditions such as torn meniscus or cruciate ligament treatment are done with Rhus tox is administered after one or two days of initial treatment process with Arnica. As improvement is observed Rhus is given to maintain the healing momentum. If significant amount of swelling is observed Apis is indicated, as in bursitis.
Homeopathic intervention done at the right stage can give significant relief from pain and swelling.
Homoeopathy provides a better and effective way of healing knee pain and other such joint problems due to which people suffer a lot. Once the treatment is started it is sure to heal the problem from its root cause.