What to do when you have Osteoarthritis dissecting?

Degenerative osteochondritis is a condition in which the bone under the cartilage breaks down due to lack of blood supply. Bone and cartilage can become loose, causing pain and impeding joint movement. Dissecting osteochondritis is most common in children and adolescents. Symptoms appear after a joint injury or after several months, especially after activities that put high pressure on the joint such as jumping or jogging. The most common location is in the knee, possibly in the elbow, ankle, and other joints. Follow SignsSymptomsList to follow the article below to learn more about osteochondrosis.

content

1. What are the symptoms of Osteoarthritis dissecting?

Depending on the affected joint, symptoms can include:

  • Pain . The most common symptom. Caused by activities such as taking stairs, climbing mountains, or playing sports.
  • Painful swelling . The skin around the joint may be swollen and painful when pressed.
  • Joint click or lock joint . The joint may creak when moved or stay in one position if debris is caught between the ends of the bone during movement.
  • Joint weakness . Feeling that the joint is weakening
  • Reduce range of motion . Unable to fully straighten the limb.

>>> Click to learn more about Synaptic Fracture and what to watch out for!

2. What is the cause of Osteoarthritis dissecting?

The cause of the disease is still unknown. Reduced blood flow at the ends of bones can be caused by repetitive trauma. For example, a mild, unrecognizable injury repeated many times can cause bone damage. It is also possible that genetic factors make the body more susceptible to the disease.

Risk factor

Osteoarthritis typically occurs in children and adolescents between 10 and 20 years of age who are physically active.

What to do when you have Osteoarthritis dissecting?

3. Complications and prevention of osteochondritis dissecting like?

Osteoarthritis dissecting can increase the risk of osteoarthritis in the damaged joint.

Teens who participate in organized sports activities can be educated about the risks of joint injury. Practicing proper sports technique, using the right protective gear, and building strength and endurance help reduce the risk of injury.

>>> See the article to better understand cartilage in the body

4. How to diagnose Dissecting Osteoarthritis?

Physical examination, especially joint examination to look for tenderness, to examine ligaments. Investigate joint range of motion to check for limitation of joint motion.

School image

  • X-ray . X-rays can examine bone head abnormalities.
  • Magnetic Resonance (MRI) . Use radio waves and magnetic fields to provide detailed images of bone and cartilage tissue. If the X-ray is normal but symptoms persist, an MRI may be done.
  • Computed tomography (CT) scan . Helps to examine the bone in more detail, locate the fragment inside the joint.

The stage of the disease depends on the size of the lesion, whether the fragment is detached or adherent, and whether it is fixed or not.

What to do when you have Osteoarthritis dissecting?

5. How to treat Osteoarthritis dissecting?

The goals of treatment are to restore normal joint function and relieve pain, as well as reduce the risk of osteoarthritis. There is no single treatment that works for everyone. In children, growing bones can heal on their own with rest and good protection.

Therapy

  • Joint relaxation . Avoid activities that increase stress on the joint, such as jumping or jogging when the knee is injured. You may need crutches if you limp or wear a brace to immobilize your joint for several weeks.
  • Physiotherapy . Includes stretching, range of motion and strength training exercises. Physical therapy is usually indicated after surgery.

Surgery

If there is debris in the joint, the damage persists after the bone has stopped growing, or if conservative treatment has not been effective after 4 to 6 months, then surgery may be necessary. The choice of surgical method depends on the size and stage of the lesion and the extent of bone growth.

What to do when you have Osteoarthritis dissecting?

Dissecting osteochondritis occurs after trauma or high-pressure athletic activity. In children, bones can heal on their own if they are still growing. Surgical treatment when the fragment is not fixed and becomes trapped in the joint or the joint pain is persistent. If you have symptoms of persistent pain or discomfort in the knee, elbow or other joints, contact your doctor immediately for timely examination and treatment.

Doctor NGUYEN VAN HUYAN


What to do when you have Osteoarthritis dissecting?

What to do when you have Osteoarthritis dissecting?

Doctor Nguyen Van Huan's article on osteochondritis dissecting: the condition of bone under the cartilage necrosis due to lack of blood supply. How to properly diagnose and treat

Learn about Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome

Learn about Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome

Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome, if detected and treated early, will help you improve your quality of life better. Here are the details.

Is hamstring injury dangerous?

Is hamstring injury dangerous?

Article by Doctor Doan Thi Thu Huong about hamstring tendon injury. This is one of the most common tendon injuries.

What is arthritis? Causes, symptoms, treatment

What is arthritis? Causes, symptoms, treatment

Article by Doctor Nguyen Thanh Xuan about arthritis, a very common condition. The main symptoms are pain, stiffness and limited joint activity.

Myasthenia gravis: Symptoms and diagnosis

Myasthenia gravis: Symptoms and diagnosis

Myasthenia gravis can affect both men and women. The following information about myasthenia gravis written by doctor Nguyen Dao Uyen Trang will help you better understand this disease

Fracture of fresh branches: Common injuries in children

Fracture of fresh branches: Common injuries in children

Fracture of fresh branches is a common injury in young children. Understanding and preventing complications of broken branches is very important for the development of children.

Conventional medicine: Dislocation of the shoulder

Conventional medicine: Dislocation of the shoulder

Let's learn about the mechanism of shoulder dislocation as well as the treatment and recovery time of this common disease through the article of Dr. Ngo Minh Quan.

Cervical dystonia: symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Cervical dystonia: symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Do you often experience neck spasms? You may be suffering from cervical dystonia. Learn how to diagnose and treat with Dr. Thu Huong

Hammer toe & mallet toe: diagnosis and treatment.

Hammer toe & mallet toe: diagnosis and treatment.

Doctor Vu Thanh Do's article on Hammer toe and mallet toe - caused by asymmetry between tendons, muscles and ligaments

Anterior cruciate ligament rupture: Causes, symptoms and treatment methods

Anterior cruciate ligament rupture: Causes, symptoms and treatment methods

Anterior cruciate ligament rupture is one of the common injuries. It is important to understand the causes, symptoms, and treatment of this condition