What is Arthritis? Causes of Arthritis

What is Arthritis?

Arthritis means the inflammation of one or more joints. Both small and large joints can be affected. It is a painful and immobilizing disease and can occur in males and females of all ages, particularly adults, but rarely in the children. It is not true that arthritis can occur in elderly persons only.

Causes of Arthritis

Researchers have been searching for the cause of arthritis for… Continue┬áreading

Types of Arthritis

There are many types of arthritis (nearly 100 or so) but Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis and Gouty arthritis (referred to as Gout) are more common. Causes, symptoms and treatment of each type are different. Inflammation of a joint may also take place after an injury but this would not be called arthritis in the literal sense. However, if the injury is not cured properly, it may lead to arthritis.


Is Arthritis Curable? Arthritis Treatments

Orthodox Medical System

“Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease and is said to have no known cure. It is to be managed medically, socially and emotionally. The patient and his family is to be educated about the nature and course of the disease. Main aim of the treatment (whatever that is) is to reduce the pain and discomfort, prevent deformities and loss of joint function and maintain a productive and… Continue┬áreading