Patna, Oct 12 (PTI) Healthy food and regular exercise were highlighted today to avoid the problem of over 100 types of Arthritis, a major life style disease in Bihar too, doctors said here.

This was underlined at a press meet of Global Orthopedic Forum on the World Arthritis Day here.

Leading Othopedic surgeons V K Sinha, Amulya Kumar Singh, Rajeev Anand, Rakesh Chaudhary, Kusum Gopal Kapoor and Usha Didwania were present on the occasion to spread awareness against arthritis.

They said lack of healthy food intake and regular exercise and prescribed walking, jogging and yoga kept oneself healthy.

“There is no need to go out of Bihar for routine problems related to bone as proper treatment is available in the state itself,” V K Sinha said.

Kusum Gopal Kapoor and Usha Didwania highlighted that arthritis was a common problem among women particularly after menopause and advised regular exercise for them to stay healthy.

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