IS YOUR JOINT PAIN DUE TO ARTHRITIS? FIND OUT WITH THESE 7 DIAGNOSTIC TESTS
Joint pain is quite common these days and most of us learn to live with it. Unless the pain progresses to a level that it becomes unbearable, people avoid visiting a doctor and getting themselves diagnosed.
This can lead to severe consequences, if your joint pain is due to a serious condition like arthritis. This is usually a common reason why people suffer from joint pain. ‘There are different forms of arthritis and the most common one is osteoarthritis which is prevalent mainly in adults over the age of 60 years,’ says Dr Abha Shroff, chief pathologist and director at Disha Pathology Labs, Mumbai. Osteoarthritis is a condition in which the cartilaginous lining of the bones is slowly lost leading severe joint pain. With early diagnosis you can treat the condition well. Continue reading Joint pain due to Arthritis