Arthritis is very common but is not well understood. Actually, “arthritis” is not a single disease; it is an informal way of referring to joint pain or joint disease. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis and related conditions. People of all ages, sexes and races can and do have arthritis, and it is the leading cause of disability in America.
Joint pain can be caused by injury affecting any of the ligaments, bursae, or tendons surrounding the joint. Injury can also affect the ligaments, cartilage, and bones within the joint. Pain is also a feature of joint inflammation (arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis) & infection, and extremely rarely it can be a cause of cancer of the joint.
Motor neuron diseases are a group of conditions that cause the nerves in the spine and brain to progressively lose function. They are a rare but serious and incurable form of progressive neurodegeneration. Motor neurons are nerve cells that send electrical output signals to the muscles, affecting the muscles.
Sciatica is pain in the lower extremity resulting from irritation of the sciatic nerve. The pain of sciatica is typically felt from the low back (lumbar area) to behind the thigh and can radiate down below the knee. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body and begins from nerve roots in the lumbar spinal cord
Dr. Ashish Sharma is an excellent Neurology &Orthopedic physiotherapist in Sector 26 Noida , practicing since 7 years with past experience in Fortis Hospitals, Noida. Specialized in Spinal cord injury & Stroke physiotherapy, he has great expertise in the formulation and execution of varied therapy programs. He completed his BPT\BPTh from Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Mangalore and MPT\MPTh from MMU Ambala.
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