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Infectious Arthritis – What is it? by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 05 Jun 2010 7:46pm Infectious arthritis, also known as septic arthritis, is an infection in a joint that affects the fluid and tissues in the joint. The infection in the joint typically develops after an infection in some other area of the body. Germs that cause infectious arthritis can be viral, bacterial or fungal. It is less likely that the joint infection ... Read on »
Warning Signs of Infectious (Septic) Arthritis by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 05 Jun 2010 7:46pm In the last post I described the basics about infectious arthritis. It can be caused by bacteria, or virus. The warning signs to look for differ based on the type of germ that caused the joint infection. Something to keep in mind is that people with chronic health conditions tend to be more susceptible to psoriatic arthritis because their ... Read on »
ARTHRITIS AND YOUR PETS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:12pm Helpful Buckeye and Desperado are really glad to be back home after our recently completed 6000 mile driving trip. We enjoyed a lot of good times on the trip, some hectic moments, some reflective periods, and some outright laughable situations. For the driving portions of the trip, our mantra seemed to derive its impetus from the classic song by ... Read on »
Arthritis, One Of The Many Rheumatic Diseases by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm The main common characteristics of the rheumatic conditions are represented by inflammations, followed by a disability of one of the body's supporting structures. The most affected by rheumatic diseases are the articulations, ligaments, bones, tendons and muscles that become painful, swollen and rigid. Some of the 100 types of rheumatic dis ... Read on »
Types of Arthritis & Related Rheumatic Conditions by Jan Posted Mon 07 Dec 2009 12:00am Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis develops from the wearing away of joint cartilage. It is degenerative in nature and the substantial damage caused by excessive strain on the joints and its bordering tissues is characterized by: pain soreness swelling difficulty of movement In its early stages, osteoarthritis is rarely ... Read on »
Possible Causes of Arthritis and Joint Problems by Health&Fitness GuideforDummies Posted Fri 24 Apr 2009 7:22am The causes of arthritis are numerous — and some of them are still unknown. Scientists say that the development of joint pain, joint stiffness, and joint swelling can be traced to several contributing factors, including the following: Heredity: Scientists have discovered that the genetic marker HLA-DR4 is linked to rheumatoid arth ... Read on »
Septic Arthritis. Now That Sounds Nasty by Audrey K. Patient Expert Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 11:31am I came across the term septic arthritis when I was doing some research and it sparked my interest. A few years I had strep throat go septic, and boy, was I sick! I was fortunate to have it caught just in time before my kidneys were about to shut down . Since I have Rheumatoid Arthritis, I thought this would be something worth looking into. Sep ... Read on »
Fighting Arthritis Naturally by Donna Lee Nardo Energy Times by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm The annoying pain of arthritis grows ever more annoying: one of every six Americans, 43 million people, suffer arthritis, the leading cause of disability in the US. No pharmaceutical can reliably cure arthritis or slow its progression without possibly causing side effects. But you can help heal your hurting joints with nutrients and other natur ... Read on »
ARTHRITIS AND YOUR PETS, PART 2 by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:12pm The end of this week will be IndependenceDay, otherwise known as the 4th of July. Traditional observances will include get-togethers with family and/or friends, picnic and barbecues, watching fireworks displays, and perhaps, taking in a baseball game. If you do take your pets with you to any of these festivities (particularly the barbecues ... Read on »
Canine Arthritis by Shilah C. Azib Posted Tue 20 Jan 2009 5:48am Not only humans can be affected by arthritis, dogs can develop many forms of arthritis too. These forms are classified according to the provocative cause and manner of the condition. Arthritis literally means inflammation of the joint. Canine arthritis can be caused by trauma, aging, ruptured ligaments or tendons, dysplasia or generative joint ... Read on »