Arthrosis is a serious joint disease, manifested by progressive depletion of cartilaginous tissue, leading to its destruction. Over time, the destructive process involves a ligamentous apparatus and bone tissue. The patients are threatened with complete loss of mobility.
The disease is caused by a violation of metabolic processes in the tissues of the joint, it loses its flexibility and smoothness. There are qualitative and quantitative changes of the articular fluid, the cartilaginous tissue loses its normal structure.
Modern medicine considers the reasons provoking the beginning of destruction of articular cartilage, metabolic diseases, endocrine disorders, violation of blood supply to the joint, heredity, age changes, injuries, rheumatic and autoimmune diseases.
Arthrosis is the leader among joint diseases. It occurs more often and in 30-year-olds, and by the age of 60, changes in the structure of cartilaginous tissue have been found in almost all cases.
Treatment of arthrosis is a long, complex, aimed at stopping the progression of the disease, reducing joint soreness and restoring its mobility, preventing consequences and complications.