TOP 5 most common treatment at orthopedic department in Samitivej Chonburi
Osteoporosis is a bone disease that cause low bone mass, and increases your risk of bone fracture. Anyone can get osteoporosis but women are about four times more likely than men to develop it. Because of bone loss speeds up process for several years after menopause and in men bone density are high levels before the bone loss begin.
Risk of osteoporosis is age, smoking, alcohol consumption, hormone imbalance, insufficient calcium and vitamin D intake.
Our recommendation: Should be get bone density test for treatment and reduce osteoporosis symptoms.
2. Degenerative disc
Degenerative disc is a condition in which pain is cause from damaged disc. Mostly found in age 25 year above with chronic pain, sharp pain or numbness in the back or neck.
Risk of degenerative is cause by the drying out of disc over time, daily activities, sport, sit for long hours.
Our recommendation: Should be see a doctor for find root cause of symptoms. The initial stage of degenerative disc is medications, changes behavior, and physical therapy. If have chronic conditions may be surgery is necessary.
Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine that most often is diagnosed in childhood or early adolescent. A spine affected by scoliosis is curved often appearing like an S or C with a rotation of the vertebrae.
The most common of scoliosis may difference in shoulder heigh, difference in hip height or position, standing straight difference in the way the arms hang beside the body,and asymmetry in the ribs seen from the front or back. Normally, doctor will recommended to change behaviors, exercise, and surgery .
4. Knee osteoarthritis
Knee osteoarthritis is degenerative joint disease the result of wear and tear and progressive loss of articular cartilage. It is most common in elderly and age 40 year above. In the initial signs is painful, painful after prolong sitting, and mostly painful at night .
Risk of knee osteoarthritis is age, overweight, genetic, repetitive use joints, and knee bending.
5. Cervical spondylosis
Cervical spondylosis called arthritis of the neck, is the age-related, wear and tear changes that occur over time. Its cause by aging, heavy lifting or a lot of bending and twisting. You may feel pain over shoulder and spread to the upper arm, forearm, or fingers the symptoms will get worse after standing or sitting. The initial stage of treatment may medication, physical therapy, steroids injections, and surgery.
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