Arthritis

  • Arthritis Drugs
    Recently, a great deal of controversy has surfaced surrounding the arthritis drugs known as COX-2 inhibitors. These so-called miracle drugs were supposed to offer the same pain-relieving benefits as ....
  • Causes Of Arthritis
    Arthritis comes in many different forms--rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gouty arthritis--to name a few. A number of different things have been known to cause arthritis or make conditions prime....
  • Osteoarthritis Therapies
    Osteoarthritis, also known as OA and Degenerative Joint Disease, affects over 20 million people in the United States. This type of arthritis attacks the cartilage in the joints. Cartilage is a durab....
  • Symptoms of Joint Pain
    Pain or slight discomfort in the joint is the most common symptom of arthritis. Unfortunately, joint pain is a symptom of a number of different ailments like bursitis, viral infection, tendonitis, an....
  • Arthritic Hands
    The human hand contains 27 different bones. Combine that with the two forearm bones that help make up the wrist (radius and ulna) and you have a breeding ground for arthritis. Arthritis can attack a....
  • Degenerative Arthritis
    Degenerative arthritis is another name for osteoarthritis. It carries the name degenerative arthritis because it involves the breaking down and degeneration of the cartilage in the body's joints. Th....
  • Arthritis Foods
    Certain foods aggravate and exacerbate inflammation and other foods decrease inflammation caused by arthritis. Animal and dairy products contain saturated fats that have been known to irritate arthri....
  • Retrocalcaneal Bursitis
    Retrocalcaneal bursitis is most commonly characterized by pain in the posterior heel area. Inflammation of the calcaneal bursa is typically caused by repetitive stress applied to that particular area....
  • Acupuncture For Arthritis
    Acupuncture has existed in the Chinese culture for well over a thousand years. It involves inserting very fine needles into the skin at very specific points. It's based on the theory that the body c....
  • Relief From Arthritis Pain
    Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States today. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 70 million people in the United States are afflicte....