Osteoarthritis: The relationship with your immune system

Osteoarthritis: The relationship with your immune system

Different stages of osteo arthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common degenerative disease. It is the result of wear and tear in the joint and affects the elderly population. In spite of the fact that OA used to be considered as a condition that only affected older population. Its onset occurs far earlier. And is now included among the top 20 illnesses affecting those aged 40 to 45. About 250 million individuals, or 4% of the world’s population are overwhelmed with Osteoarthritis. Clinical presentations included low grade inflammation, swelling, deformity of the joint and muscle degradation.

Causes:

  • Process of wear and tear.

  • Past injuries.

  • Overweight.

  • Autoimmune disorder.

  • Hyperthyroid. 

  • Use of antibiotic.

  • Repetitive postural dysfunction.

 

Role of immune system in Osteoarthritis

The innate immune system activation is involved in the initiation and perpetuation of a low-grade inflammation. Altogether OA pathology is the result of an imbalance, between the anabolic and catabolic processes in the joint. Therefore, damage to cartilage extracellular matrix products from trauma or normal aging generates activate the innate immune system.

Types of patients mostly affected:

  1. Anyone can get osteoarthritis, but it is more common as people age.

  2. Women are more likely than men to have osteoarthritis.

  3. Especially after age 50.

  4. Overweight or obesity.

Therapy Program & Interventions

Ultrasound

  • Reduce inflammation
  • Enhance soft tissue healing
  • Reduce pain
  • Muscle relaxation
  • Improving blood circulation
  • Heating the tissue through supersonic waves

Nerve And Muscle Stimulation Therapy 

  • Reduce pain.
  • Interferes with the development of further pain symptoms or diseases.
  • Helps with maintain and increases the range of motion.

Extracorporeal shortwave therapy

  • Reduce inflammation.
  • Increased collagen synthesis.
  • Wound healing.
  • Pain reduction.
  • Neovascularization.
  • Decrease in soft tissue calcification (adhesion or scarring tissue).

Oral supplements

Innate Care: Turmeric Curcumin supplements

  • Anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant effect.

  • 95% of bioavailability for the INNATE CARE brand.

Innate Care Turmeric

 

Innate Care: Hyaluronic acid & Type II Collagen with Glucosamine and Chondroitin supplement

  • Maintain tendon health

  • Vital for the strength and regeneration of the tissue.

  • Increase collagen proteoglycan and elastic synthesis in articular cartilage.

Innate Care Hyaluronic Acid

 

Innate Care: Physio Aid and Joint Health

 

  • 11 essential ingredients

  • Maximizes the absorption of all essential nutrients into your joints and bones.

  • Allowing a healthy growth of cartilage and bones.

  • Containing antioxidants and anti-inflammatory ingredients,

  • Reduction in joint inflammation and pain.

Innate Care Physioaid Supplement

 

Heat pack

Aims to increase local blood circulation. Heat or cold compress are depending on the onset of pathology.

Ice pack

To bring down the inflammation and swelling. Heat or cold compress are depending on the onset of pathology.

 

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