What is synovitis?
Synovitis is an abnormal increase in the quantity of synovial fluid produced in the capsule of an articulation. Therefore, there is an increase in the intra-articular pressure. Synovitis can be classified as a form of arthritis and may affect all joints.
What are the most common signs and symptoms of synovitis?
- Pain in the affected joint
- Stiffness in the joint
What causes synovitis?
Synovitis can be linked to an intra-articular infection, a systemic disease or inflammatory arthritis. Unfortunately it can often recur periodically.
Physiotherapists are there for you!
Professionals in physiotherapy can help relieve pain caused by synovitis. They can even give you advice so that you can manage the discomfort yourself and resume your activities free of pain and with the least limitations possible.