Rickets

Rickets

rickets

What is Rickets?

Rickets is a disorder caused by a lack of vitamin D, calcium or phosphate. It leads to softening and weakening of the bones. Usually happened to children at 6 – 24 months. And actually there is two type of different rickets one is known as hypophosphatemic rickets which is the rejection of vitamin D of the body which is rare and the common cases will be the lack of vitamin D which is known as kidney rickets.


Symptoms of Rickets

  • Bone pain or tenderness
  • Dental deformities
  • Increased bone fractures
  • Skeletal deformities
  • Short stature

Treatment for Rickets

  • Replacing calcium, phosphorus, or vitamin D that is lacking
  • Bracing

SELF-DIAGNOSE CAN BRING MORE HARM THAN TREATING IT. IT IS GOOD TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE INJURY BUT DEFINITELY NOT TO THE POINT OF SELF-TREATMENT. IT WILL BE MUCH SAFER TO GET TREATED BY OUR DOCTOR FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT WITH ORTHOPAEDICS, YOU CAN CONTACT US, THE HOTLINE IS OPEN 24 HOURS. YOU MAY ALSO SEND US AN ENQUIRY FOR ANKLE PAINBACK PAINELBOW PAINHAND PAINHIP PAINKNEE PAINSHOULDER PAIN OR FOR AN APPOINTMENT.

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