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Know about an Orthopedic Condition like Knee Osteoarthritis

Living with an Orthopedic Condition like Knee Osteoarthritis can be extremely challenging. Ongoing pain, physical limitations, and depression can affect an individual’s ability to engage in social, community, and work-related activities. However, arming yourself with the right knowledge can help you get the best treatment plans.

Is your parent or grandparent experiencing severe pain, stiffness, inflammation, loss of mobility, or any other symptom in their knees? Then you need to head to our Plexus centers in Bangalore and Hyderabad to get an immediate consultation for Knee Osteoarthritis. However, you may be wondering why choose Plexus, since it is widely known to treat neurological conditions. Plexus specializes in Stem Cell Therapy, which is established as a successful form of treatment for degenerative Orthopedic Conditions like Osteoarthritis.

Decoding Knee Osteoarthritis

Do you know that Osteoarthritis is the most common age-related joint disease affecting more than 80% people beyond 55 years of age? What more is that approximately 46% of people develop it during their lifetimes.

Also called wear-and-tear arthritis, degenerative arthritis, and degenerative joint disease, Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage (which acts like a shock absorber) breaks down and enables the bones to rub together. The friction leads to knee pain, stiffness, and swelling. Although Osteoarthritis can affect any part of the body such as hands, fingers, shoulders, spine, and hips, knees are the most commonly affected areas of the body.

Symptoms of Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee Osteoarthritis symptoms often develop slowly and worsen over time. Signs and symptoms  include:

  • Pain
  • Stiffness
  • Tenderness
  • Loss of flexibility
  • Grating sensation
  • Bone spurs
  • Swelling
  • Warm feeling in the affected area
  • Creaking, crackly sou

Symptoms of Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee Osteoarthritis symptoms often develop slowly and worsen over time. Signs and symptoms of usually include:
Grating sensation
Bone spurs
Warm feeling in the affected area
Loss of flexibility
Creaking, crackly sound
Thermo Therapy
Injury Avoidance Education
Occupational Conditioning
Scar management
Eliminating the need for corrective surgery
Improve hand functions
Improve performance in daily life activities
Promote return-to-work
Improve performance in classroom activities
Improve fine motor skills

Causes of Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee Osteoarthritis is caused by joint damage that can have a cumulative effect over time. Hence, age is one of the main causes of the joint damage leading to the condition. The older an individual, the more repetitive stress they have put on their joints. Some of the other common causes, include:
Past injury, such as torn cartilage, dislocated joints, or ligament injuries
Joint malformation
Poor posture

Treatments for Knee Osteoarthritis

Getting the best treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis can improve the symptoms, manage the pain, and increase the ability to do daily activities. It can also help increase and maintain function at home, work, and community by minimizing complications and promoting functional independence as much as possible. A well-designed Knee Osteoarthritis treatment program includes:

Our treatment program at Plexus

At Plexus, we provide a curated treatment plan to slow the progression of Knee Osteoarthritis and make it easier for you to manage its symptoms. Under the guided supervision of Dr Na’eem Sadiq, we provide the most advanced Stem Cell Therapy that utilizes the body’s natural healing mechanism to treat the condition.
Being a form of regenerative medicine, this therapy is designed to repair the damaged cells within the body by reducing inflammation and modulating the immune system. Furthermore, it allows the body to heal itself well enough to mitigate the symptoms of the condition for longer periods. This substantially increases the quality of life for patients as well as delay disease progression.
Our team of experts devise a customized rehabilitation program to help improve the knee joint function and reduce the pain, swelling, and stiffness of Knee Osteoarthritis. They frequently assess your improvements, provide alterations to your exercise program, and add suitable progressions to ensure positive changes in the functioning of your knee joint.
With a wide range of physical exercises, we ensure to make it easier for our patients to walk, bend, kneel, squat, and sit, including:

Range of motion exercises

  • Maintain and increase knee joint mobility
  • Lubricate the joint

Strengthening exercises

  • Decrease knee pain
  • Support join range of motion
  • Improve functions

Flexibility exercises

  • Increase range of motion
  • Restore normal knee joint function
Stretching Exercises
Postural Reactions Training

What our patients say

FAQs answered

Stem Cell Therapy has proven to be extremely effective in the treatment of chronic knee pain.
Stem cells, through their regenerative capacity, can heal and repair damaged tissues. When injected, these cells regenerate the damaged cartilages and menisci and improve joint functioning.
Based on the patient’s assessment, the number of injections is determined. There is no requirement for admission, the patient comes for the procedure in the morning and is discharged in the evening itself.
No, Stem Cell Therapy is a painless procedure.
Regular exercises, a healthy diet and maintaining an ideal weight are some of the many ways to prevent knee pain and Knee Osteoarthritis.
Yes, Stem Cell Therapy can be used in a variety of orthopedic conditions and it shows great results due to the reparative nature of stem cells.

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