Are you tired of getting tired? Are you sad about your being unable to participate in physical activities? Are you in pain?
If your answers to the three questions are yes, yes, yes, let us tell you that you are actually a lucky one — a lucky one to have found this website.
We interviewed anesthesiologists, occupational therapists, physical therapist, psychiatrists, and psychologists before putting a single word on this website. This means you are actually getting advices and information about arthritis from top health professionals at virtually no cost.
Information crucial for an arthritis sufferer such as What is arthritis?, What causes arthritis?, Arthritis symptoms, types of arthritis, arthritis treatment options, diet for arthritis, and exercise for arthritis sufferers can be found explained in details here. You can use contact us page if you require any additional information.
So browse around and provide yourself with the clinically right information about arthritis and replace your answers with no, no, no.
Having said that, it will be a wise idea to consult your doctor first before acting on any of the advices provided on this website because of the fact that one advice may be suitable for one arthritis victim while it may not be for the other due to the difference in severity.
Some people enjoy participating in one or more of the numerous exercise programs that address special needs of people with arthritis. Your doctor or physical therapist can provide information about whether these routines may suit your needs. Many routines focus on simple chair exercises and arm and leg movements, using light weights and frequent repetitions for upper and lower body conditioning. Be careful with frequent repetition, especially if you have rheumatoid arthritis, because [...] Continue Reading…
If you have rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis, the food choices you make can have an impact on the day-to-day quality of your life. Symptoms of stiffness or pain may limit your ability to prepare foods. In turn, you may rely on whatever is handy rather than well-balanced meals. Poor food selections may result in unwanted weight gain, limited activity and further aggravation of your symptoms. In addition, the medications you’re taking may alter [...] Continue Reading…
Arthritis Pain Reliever
Several health care workers may be part of your pain management team: your physician, physical therapist, occupational therapist, a psy¬chiatrist or psychologist and perhaps even a practitioner of alternative medicine such as acupuncture. They may use various methods and techniques to help you manage your pain.
Physical control of pain
Exercise is perhaps your best defense against pain. A physical therapist may work with you to develop an exercise program that maxi¬mizes your range [...] Continue Reading…
Arthritis Home Remedy
Exercise is considered as one of the best home remedies for arthritis, but you should never do it without the consultation of your doctor. Information about exercises that can relief in arthritis condition can be found elsewhere on this website. We feel this is the place to let you know of the ways arthritis pain can be taken care of at home. So here go the methods.
For occasional flare-ups, cold may dull [...] Continue Reading…
Natural Remedy for Arthritis
Herbs are the basis for many traditional medicines, such as aspirin, morphine and digitalis. And scientists continue to discover new medicines derived from plants. Outside traditional medicine, herbal preparations are also gaining popularity for treating both rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Herbs and other plant extracts, both exotic and common, are now sold as alternative pain relievers and inflammation fighters.
India’s ancient form of holistic healing called Ayurveda relies heavily on the use [...] Continue Reading…
Just as there’s a spectrum of symptoms among people with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis-from minimal to severe ¬there’s a broad spectrum of medications to help control the disease’s pain and, in many cases, its damage. You and your physician have many options.
Medications can help if there’s a need for pain relief, increased level of activity or prevention of further damage from inflammation. Some medications are relatively mild and sold without a prescription-common enough [...] Continue Reading…
In septic arthritis or sometimes called infectious arthritis your joints can become infected by any germ entering your blood. If, for example, a boil or other infection releases the staphylococcal bacterium into your blood, it can spread to a knee or some other joint. The pain is usually intense and sudden.
Gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted bacterial disease, can cause painful joints and rash.
Lyme disease can lead to arthritis. After a tick bite, a red [...] Continue Reading…
Gout generally attacks older men and can come on suddenly, resulting in intense pain and swelling in a single joint of your foot, often at the base of the big toe. An excessive concentration of uric acid in your body can cause microscopic crystals to form in the fluids that lubricate the affected joint. A painful inflammation occurs as your body tried to rid itself of the crystals.
About one million people in the [...] Continue Reading…
Degenerative arthritis or degenerative joint disease or Osteoarthritis or osteoarthrosis makes up about half of all kinds of arthritis. Essentially a joint failure, by the age of 65 years, 80 percent of people show X-ray evidence of the disease. Men and women are both affected, but it is more severe and more generalised in older women. It may affect any joint in your body. Initially it tends to strike only one joint. But [...] Continue Reading…
Your hand and foot joints especially at risk in psoriatic arthritis, which is associated with psoriasis, a common skin disease. The synovial membrane becomes inflamed. The disease also affects tendons where they attach to bone.
Psoriatic arthritis affects men and women of all races and usually
occurs between the ages of 20 and 50, but can occur at any age.
Around 95% of the people suffering with psoriatic arthritis have swelling in joints outside the spine [...] Continue Reading…