Doctor discusses latest way to beat osteoarthritis
Latest technology available to manage osteoarthritis and osteoporosis
Dubai: Despite being in a country with abundant sunshine, many UAE residents, especially women, still suffer from osteoporosis, a doctor said in a health awareness seminar recently.
Osteoporosis is a condition where bones are weak and fragile which can lead to increased incidence of hip and vertebral fractures, body posture changes (kyphosis).
Dr Pervaiz Hashemi, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH), discussed the recent advances in the treatment of osteoarthritis, a chronic disease that affects a person’s joint movements for life, and osteoporosis in a health awareness seminar organised by AKUH in Dubai.
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