Alliance Orthopedics specializes in providing comprehensive care and effective treatments for osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis, commonly referred to as OA, is a degenerative joint disease affecting millions of people worldwide. It is one of the most prevalent forms of arthritis and typically develops as people age. OA primarily affects the cartilage, the protective tissue that covers the ends of bones in a joint, leading to pain, stiffness, and reduced joint mobility.
At Alliance Orthopedics, our team of experienced orthopedic specialists is dedicated to helping patients manage and treat osteoarthritis, allowing them to lead a more comfortable and active lifestyle.
Causes of Osteoarthritis
While the exact cause of osteoarthritis is not always clear, it is influenced by a combination of factors. Understanding these common causes of osteoarthritis may help individuals adopt preventive measures and make informed decisions about their joint health. If you suspect you may be at risk or are experiencing symptoms of osteoarthritis, seeking early evaluation and treatment at Alliance Orthopedics can make a significant difference in managing the condition effectively. Here are some common causes of osteoarthritis:
Joint injuries or trauma
Abnormal joint structures or misalignments
Symptoms of Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis manifests as a range of symptoms that may vary in severity from person to person. Recognizing these symptoms is crucial for early detection and timely intervention. If you or a loved one experience any of the following signs, it is essential to seek medical evaluation and care. The following are common symptoms of osteoarthritis:
Limited range of motion
Alliance Orthopedics offers tailored treatment plans to address each patient’s unique needs and help them manage their OA effectively. From diagnosis to treatment and beyond, our team of orthopedic specialists provides comprehensive care that can help patients reduce pain, improve function, and enhance quality of life. We also strive to help our patients maintain a healthy lifestyle by providing guidance on diet, exercise, and physical therapy.