Arthritis Information

Disease Information

Disease Information

The elderly may experience both physical and psychological changes as they age. In addition to examinations, diagnosis and treatment, geriatrics also give suggestions for preventing diseases to promote their quality of life.


What is osteoarthritis

Due to years of strain, osteoarthritis may occur in knee joints, finger joints, etc., which not only causes pain, redness, hotness and stiffness, but may also lead to muscle atrophy and weakness.

Impact on patients

Affects movement ability and self-care ability, joint pain, joint deformation, and decline in mental quality.

Control and caring methods

Degenerated joints cannot be restored, but proper caring and medication control can prevent further degeneration and relieve pain.

The professional team of HKMC prepares personal care plans for the elderly to control osteoarthritis through medication, weight control and lifestyle.