Category: Arthritis

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Pain when bending

Question: WHENEVER I change position from standing or squatting, I cannot bend or straighten up immediately. It takes a few seconds because I feel pain and I strain. After that, there is a sense of relief. Can you tell me the cause of this and the remedies? Answer: YOU may…

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Hip Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis affects a person’s joints. The parts of body at maximum risk are the hips and knees. Hips carry the body weight and, over years, the smooth and glistening articular cartilage that helps the hip joint to glide ultimately wears thin. Initially, there is discomfort and stiffness in groin, buttocks,…

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Arthritis Pain

Arthritis pain affects mainly the joints. There may be swelling, inflammation and stiffness. If not attended to at an early stage, the pain may almost immobilize the patient completely. The best course therefore would be to immediately consult your doctor the day you feel some sort of pain, because pain…

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Arthritis Treatments

The best course to solve the problem of arthritis is to take it seriously the moment it crops up. Since arthritis is the next most prevalent disease after heart attack, you can very legitimately suspect your pain to be related to arthritis. So the moment you feel pain anywhere in…

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Arthritis

Arthritis is a painful disease of the joints that can affect a person’s fingers, elbows, knees, and ankles – as well as the various internal organs of the body. Besides feeling acute pain the patient may have swelling and stiffness also. In fact the pain is so acute at times…

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Arthritis and Your Weight

It’s a horrible fact of life; for arthritis sufferers, movement is often very painful and for arthritis sufferers, movement is absolutely essential. Lack of exercise automatically adds weight. Weight increases the stiffness and pain of arthritis. So, what to do? Well, I’m not going to tell you to eat ten…

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A Look At Arthritis: America’s Leading Cause of Disability

The word arthritis literally means joint inflammation, but it is often used to refer to a group of more than 100 rheumatic diseases that cause pain, stiffness, and swelling in the joints. The most common are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, and gout. Most forms of arthritis are associated with pain…