Rheumatoid nodules are soft tissue lumps that occur in 20-30% of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. They may be found almost anywhere on the body, but are most often seen in areas where there are bon...
In osteoarthritis, the cartilage in the joint gradually wears away. During the course of cartilage degeneration, there is inflammation and resultant stiffness and pain. Osteoarthritis may be caused b...
So much is written about arthritis and you can get confused as to what causes arthritis and what arthritis treatments are effective. Arthritis is an inflammatory condition. This inflammation come fr...
Non-steroidal-anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) are anti-inflammatory pain relievers. Approximately twenty different NSAIDS are available by prescription. Three NSAIDS (ibuprofen, naproxen, and ketop...
Traveling over the holidays can literally be a pain for arthritis sufferers. Here are some welcome tips...Hydrate yourself. Drink plenty of water and keep a water bottle handy.Drink alcohol in moder...
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most common chronic disease and the most common cause of crippling. RA affects roughly 2 million Americans.The treatment of RA involves the use of two major types of ...
While conventional arthritis treatments are extremely effective in controlling pain, they do present the possibility of devastating side-effects. Here are some natural treatments you might want to co...
Prolotherapy is a controversial technique for reducing soft tissue related pain. Prolotherapy uses a dextrose (sugar water) solution, which is injected into the ligament or tendon where it attaches to...
Headaches can occur occasionally as a result of osteoarthritis in the neck. Typically, these headaches go up the back of the head. The pain may be more apparent on one side than the other. The pain...
The rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory arthritis which is occurring in people who suffer from recurrent bouts of joint pain, swelling and deformity. Millions of people suffer from arthritis pain....