Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and is more often diagnosed diagnosed in the elderly.  This degenerative disease occurs over time as the body’s cartilage breaks down allowing bones to rub against each other. The condition cannot be cured, but there are several methods of treatment to slow progression, ease pain and improve quality of life. Read articles and find support, info and resources on the condition here.

 

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  • Jaw Osteoarthritis Symptoms
    The temporomandibular joint, located just in front of the ears, is the joint connecting your lower jaw with the temporal bone. Jaw pain in this joint is common. Untreated pain in this joint can lead to symptoms of osteoarthritis of the jaw.
  • An Overview of Arthritis That Moves from One Part of the Body to Another
    Examine the possible causes of arthritis that moves form one part of the body to another. Learn about the symptoms and treatments for migrating arthritis. Decipher the differences between symptoms of common arthritis and migrating arthritis.
  • The Development of Secondary Arthritis After a Pelvic Fracture
    What is secondary arthritis after a fractured pelvis? Here we will discuss how a fractured pelvis may cause secondary arthritis.
  • The Stages of Osteoarthritis
    Osteoarthritis is a disease that slowly progresses through three stages. It affects over 20 million people in the United States alone, including more than half of the population over the age of 65. The stages of osteoarthritis include damage to both joint cartilage and bone.
  • Medicine for Arthritis Pain Relief
    When you were diagnosed with arthritis, your doctor likely gave you the names of a wide array of medicine for arthritis pain relief. However, what's the difference between them? Get the scoop on all of your arthritis treatment options.
  • New Drugs Used to Treat Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
    There are new arthritis drugs for rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis being approved by the FDA all the time. If you have or know someone that has rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis, read on to learn more about these arthritis drugs.
  • Laser Treatment for Arthritis
    Laser treatment for arthritis is an option for this painful and sometimes debilitating condition. Many people turn to laser therapy to relieve the pain and stiffness that is sometimes associated with this condition. Let us explore what laser treatment is and what it has to offer.
  • Exercising During a Flare Up of Osteoarthritis
    Experts agree that regular exercise is an important key in relieving joint pain and staying healthy and flexible when you have arthritis. When you exercise during osteoarthritis flare up, minor adjustments to these exercises may need to be made.
  • An Overview of Osteoarthritis Flare-Ups
    Osteoarthritis flare-up symptoms include joint pain, tenderness, and stiffness. The range of motion of the affected joint is limited. There are several ways to reduce the severity of flare-ups including exercising, losing weight, and resting.
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