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RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS, OSTEOARTHRITIS, ARTHRITIS AND BACK PAIN... by Barmac Posted Fri 27 Aug 2010 3:27am Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Arthritis and back pain... In case, like me you sometimes get a bit mixed up with these conditions I thought I would give you the details on each one. RHEUMATOID arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disease in which the bodies immune system attacks joints, which causes pain swelling and inflammation ... Read on »
OsteoArthritis or OA - what is it? by VidyaSury Facebook Posted Sun 06 Jun 2010 12:00am Arthritis is a general term that means inflammation in joints. Osteoarthritis , also called degenerative joint disease, is the most common type of arthritis . It is associated with a breakdown of cartilage in joints and can occur in almost any joint in the body. It most commonly occurs in the weight bearing joints of the hips, knee ... Read on »
Treating Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Cervical Spine Naturally by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 12 Mar 2009 3:42pm If you have been diagnosed with arthritis in the cervical spine, your Dr probably has put you on medications. What are some natural ways you can treat this condition of the cervical spine? If your suffer from arthritis such osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis you may suffer from stiffness, joint pain, tenderness and swelling. Fingers, ... Read on »
Osteoarthritis vs Rheumatoid Arthritis by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 22 Feb 2010 4:47pm There are varying types of arthritis.  Two of the most common are Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.  While both can be painful and debilitating, they are distinguishable. X-ray and Laboratory tests can help physicians diagnose the correct type of arthritis but we can also see a variation in the way the disease presents itself. O ... Read on »
Arthritis Study Finds Those With A Short Leg Have An Increased Risk of Osteoarthritis by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:34pm San Francisco Chiropractor and Chronic Back Pain Doctor Comments: Osteoarthritis, often referred to as the "abnormal wear and tear" form of arthritis (vs. rheumatoid arthritis which an autoimmune disease) effects over 21 million people in the U.S. A recent study   has shown that as little as a 2 centimeter difference in leg length (4/5 inch) ... Read on »
0February 4, 2010Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis – They are not the same by Lana B. Facebook Posted Thu 04 Feb 2010 12:00am According to the Arthritis Foundation, there 100 forms of arthritis and related diseases exist affecting approximately 46 million Americans today. The two most common forms of arthritis are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). According to Osteoarthritis Treatment.Net, there are an estimated 20 million Americans who suffe ... Read on »
Rheumatoid arthritis vs. osteoarthritis: War of the knee pain by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 08 Nov 2011 9:08am New research from the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, has found that individuals undergoing total knee replacement surgery for rheumatoid arthritisA type of autoimmune arthritis featuring chronic inflammation of the small joints, especially in the hands and feet, and eventually leading to joint destructio ... Read on »
Arthritis: Osteoarthritis by Krystal Plonski Posted Thu 02 Feb 2012 4:40pm There are different forms of arthritis including Osteoarthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthrits Seronegative Spondyloarhtropathies Infectious arthritis Gout/Gouty Arthritis Arthritis can affect any age group, ranging from young children to elderly adults. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthr ... Read on »
HELP FOR MUSCLE, FIBROMYALGIA, ARTHRITIS, OSTEOARTHRITIS AND BACK PAIN IN WINTER MONTHS... by Barmac Posted Tue 26 Oct 2010 8:22am When the temperature drops it has been scientifically proven that symptoms of several disorders like muscle aches, Fibromyalgia, Rheumatic disorders, Osteoarthritis and CFS to name a few, can be much more painful. Winter aches and pains are some of the toughest to deal with as cold air can cause the tendons and joints to contract which th ... Read on »
A NEW DRUG FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS, RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS AND ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS THAT PROTECTS YOUR STOMACH... by Barmac Posted Thu 07 Oct 2010 11:16am Sufferers of arthritic diseases like the ones above will be delighted to hear that there is a new drug licensed and approved in the UK earlier this year. It's the first medicine to combine a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory treatment (NSAID) Ketoprofen, with a proton pump inhibitor, omeprezole, to prevent ulcers and internal bleeding. Aro ... Read on »