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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Rheumatism and Arthritis - What's the Difference? by Jan Posted Sun 05 Sep 2010 12:00am Rheumatism and arthritis are two bone and muscle diseases that people refer to almost interchangeably. Generally speaking, most people do not really see the difference. After all, both diseases manifest the same symptoms of recurring pain in joints and muscles. While both conditions can sometimes be unbearably painful and afflict older men ... 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 »
Septic Arthritis. Now That Sounds Nasty by Audrey K. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 6:20am 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. ... Read on »