Gout is a form of arthritis that is characterised by sudden severe attacks of pain, redness and swelling of joints. The most common affected joint is the joint at the base of toe but can any affect joints

This occurs due to persistently elevated levels of uric acid in blood which crystallises and settles down in joints, tendons and surrounding tissues.

Causes / Risk factors
  • Obesity
  • Hereditary
  • Hypertension, Insulin resistance
  • Medications(Diuretics)
  • Severe joint pains
  • Red, hot, tender and swollen joints
  • Blood tests
  • Joint Fluid analysis
  • X-Ray
  • Medications – to reduce uric acid levels and analgesics for pain
  • Avoiding foods that increase uric acid.
  • Excison of Tophi
  • Joint replacement
  • Joint fusion

About Doctor:

Dr. Naveen Reddy is one of the Best Orthopedic Surgeons in Hyderabad. He has over 10 years of experience. Having completed his post graduation in Orthopedics, (D’Ortho and DNB Ortho, he was part of the Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad – 2009-2017. He has had the experience of working with the Best Orthopaedic Surgeons and gained extensive expertise in managing simple, complex trauma, knee and hip replacements. His patients consider him to be the best orthopedic doctor in Hyderabad. He has a fellowship in Hip & Knee Arthroplasty from world-renowned center Galeazzi Institute of Orthopedics, Milan, Italy under Prof Dr Lugi Zagra where he had great exposure and gained knowledge complex Hip & Knee Replacements.

The range of services provided by him includes Trauma – Fracture treatment, Knee Joint Replacement, Hip Joint Replacement, Arthroscopy, Sports Injuries Treatment, PRP & BEMAC Injections, Viscosupplementation, Stem Cell Treatment etc.

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