Arthritis

  • 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....
  • 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....
  • Bursitis Symptoms
    Bursitis most commonly affects the wrist, hand, knee, shoulder, ankle, elbow, and hip joints. Essentially, bursitis can occur wherever bursae sacs exist in the body. Bursae sacs are covered with syn....
  • 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....
  • Knee Bursitis
    Prepatellar bursitis or knee bursitis is usually characterized by swelling at the front of the kneecap. This swelling often occurs because of a significant blow to the area or from excessive kneeling....
  • Spinal Arthritis
    Nobody wants to get spinal arthritis. Any condition involving the spine can be unsettling considering the vertebrae house the spinal cord. Damage to the spinal cord can cause life-long disability. ....
  • Arthritis
    Arthritis is basically inflammation of the joints. This chronic disease settles in a number of different joints, some more common than others. The most common areas arthritis settles in are the elbo....
  • Hip Bursitis
    A number of different bursae rest along the outer portion of the hip close to the part of the femur (thigh bone) known as the greater trochanter. This part of the bone is flat and broad and acts as a....