Being young and arthritis free – by Dr Mahesh Maheshwari

Article Published in The Times of India October 18, 2009

Pain in the joints can be crippling even when you’re young. Here’s how to stay arthritis free early on…

There’s no ‘right’ age to get arthritis. But by being alert, you can prevent it. Arthritis is a disease that includes a group of disorders that affect your joints and muscles.

Its symptoms include joint pain, inflammation and limited movement of joints. Arthritis is not just one disease; it is a complex disorder that comprises more than 100 distinct conditions and can affect people at any stage of life. Two of the most common forms are — osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis

Back to Health – by Dr Mahesh Maheshwari

Article published in The Hindu January 13, 2014