Tag Archives: joint pain
Rheumatoid arthritis and Chikungunya virus have similar symptoms, which can cause misdiagnosis. Chikungunya virus is transmitted through mosquito bites and has spread across the Caribbean and Central and South America. The main symptom of Chikungunya virus is joint pain and… Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis is a common problem causing joint inflammation, pain, stiffness, and swelling. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disease, and although there is no cure early intervention can improve a patient’s quality of life. But rheumatoid arthritis… Read More
Joint pain is a common problem that prevails with each passing year. Whether it’s in your cracking knees, your aching shoulders, or your strained lower back, joint pain can occur all over and put a damper on your daily life.… Read More
Unless brought by an injury, joint pain is usually caused by inflammation. Inflammation, normally, is intended to help speed up recovery and prevent damage, but oftentimes inflammation can actually be causing many problems including joint pain.
Joint pain can be… Read More
What we eat plays a large role in how we feel – joint pain included. Food is intended to fuel us, provide us with nutrients, and, most of all, make us feel good. But sadly, eating the wrong foods can… Read More
Aches and pains are somewhat of a normal occurrence the older we become, whether it is due to joint overuse or arthritis. With the onset of pain, many of us simply take some anti-inflammatory medications a few times a day,… Read More
Many orthopedic surgeons now believe there is evidence that rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis may be predicted through a person’s joint pain, diabetes status, and overall physical health.
Research presented to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons shows that an algorithm… Read More
Much research has come out regarding the negative effects of a sedentary lifestyle and prolonged sitting. From cardiovascular issues to obesity and even diabetes, it seems that a sedentary lifestyle can set you up for a number of health… Read More
The older we get the more painful our joints become and the most common form of pain involves the back. All those years of bending wrong, lifting heavy and spending countless hours on our feet really take a toll on… Read More
The wintertime can be cold, and for many of us with aching joints the drop in temperature means trouble. You may have noticed when the winter strikes those aches and pains in our knees and elbows worsen, especially if you… Read More
Medications are intended to make us better. We go to see our doctor, we explain our symptoms, and they offer a diagnosis and a medication in hopes of fixing the problem. Some of us take medications temporarily, but many of… Read More
Crohn’s disease, an autoimmune digestive disorder, is a risk factor for arthritis and joint pain. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) refers to two disorders: Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. In both conditions inflammation of the intestines occurs as the… Read More