A CASE REPORT ON OSTEOARTHRITIS- AN ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT AT SUOXI- HOSPITAL, DHAKA, BANGLADESH
Dr. S. M. Shahidul Islam*, Dr. Huihui Li and Sabina Yasmin
The most frequent kind of arthritis in joints is osteoarthritis (OA). It is one of the most common causes of pain, loss of function, and disability in people in Western societies. By the time a person is 65 years old, he or she is likely to have radiographic evidence of osteoarthritis. Ischemic heart disease (IHD) is the second leading cause of job impairment in men over the age of 50, accounting for more hospitalizations than rheumatoid arthritis (RA) each year in the United States. The epidemiologist is baffled by osteoarthritis, despite the fact that it has a significant public health effect. An asymptomatic 53-year-old male patient has been complaining of a both knee pain for 2 years, came to at Suo-Xi Hospital in Shantinagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh for remedy. After examine and testes, the patient were treated with acupuncture. Surprisingly after the 8th session of acupuncture the pain of both knees were no longer seen. There were positive outcomes in later investigations. For the first time in two years, the patient was able to walk without discomfort in his knee. Acupuncture may be beneficial for persons with osteoarthritis, according to the findings of this study.
Keywords: Osteoarthritis, Acupuncture, Mobilization, Physiotherapy, Rheumatoid arthritis, Epidemiology.
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