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Rumatoid arthritis
My legs are having swelling how to reduce & pain management.im taking an ayurvedic medicine can I eat chiken.
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Avoid sitting Cross legged. Avoid Squatting- Quadriceps Exercises- Lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the keen against the role, hold it for 20 secs. Repeat 20 times twice a day. This will help relieve some pain. Core Strengthening Exercise- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Hams Stretching- lie straight, take the leg up, pull the feet towards yourself, with a elastic tube or normal belt. repeat 10 times, twice a day. Sports Taping- stretch the tape from both ends and apply on the affected area Contrast Fomentation (Hot and Cold).
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Sharath Kumar K N
General Physician Mandya
Hello, I went through your query,,Is it already diagnosed as you having rheumatoid arthritis??. In rheumatoid arthritis, the body's immune system attacks its own tissue, including joints. In severe cases, it attacks internal organs. Rheumatoid arthritis affects joint linings, causing painful swelling. Over long periods of time, the inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis can cause bone erosion and joint deformity. While there's no cure for rheumatoid arthritis, physical therapy and medications can help slow the disease's progression. Mild cases can be managed with anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs). More severe cases can be managed with a class of medications called antirheumatic drugs (DMARDS). If not diagnosed, it could be other things, please consult a orthopedician first to diagnose and for treatment.
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