Acute MonoarthritisIt is mainly due to sepsis or crystals (Gout, pseudogout)
PolyarthritisIf 5 or more than 5 joints are involved, it is called as polyarthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, seronegative spondyloarthritis are main causes for polyarthritis.
OsteoarthritisIt is the most common form of arthritis. It is mainly associated with aging. T is characterized by focal loss of articular healing cartilage. Siddha treatment for osteoarthritis helps not only relieve the pain but also prevents the surgery.
Rheumatoid ArthritisGenetic and environment factors cause this. Siddha treatment for rheumatoid arthritis gives an excellent result comparing to other system of medicines.
Septic arthritisIt is due to infection. Siddha treatment for septic arthritis depends on the condition of the patient.
Patient EducationPain and disability are the major problems in arthritis. Patient should be explained about the nature of disease and treatment. Siddha treatment for arthritis involves internal medicine and external therapies. Ottradam (fomentation ) , thokkanam ( massage) are very effective in reducing pain and deformities .
Benefits of Siddha MedicineSurgery can be avoided by siddha medicine for arthritis.
Gastric irritation, the major side effect these patients suffer by pain killers can be avoided .