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Arthritis types

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome  

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome   
Arthritis is a common illness of the human skeleton, consisting of the inflammation of one or more joints. Although many of us have surely heard of carpal tunnel syndrome before, we are not aware that it is also a type of arthritis, and perhaps one of the most widely-spread, for that matter. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a type of arthritis located in the arms, hands and wrists. Our hands and arms ha...
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Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

juvenile idiopathic artheritis
What is juvenile idiopathic arthritis? Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), also known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, is the most common type of arthritis in children under the age of 16. It causes joint inflammation and stiffness for more than six weeks, which leads to redness, swelling, warmth, and soreness in the joints. The disease can affect any joint and the inflammation can limit the mo...
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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis
What is Rheumatoid arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is one of the most common autoimmune diseases that cause chronic inflammation that affects the joints in your hands and feet. Autoimmune diseases usually occur when the body's immune system attacks the body's tissues. The immune system contains cells and antibodies that are designed to eliminate any invaders of the body. People who suffer fr...
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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis
What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA), or degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis and can affect any joints, but it usually occurs in knees, hips, lower back and neck, or in the small joints of the fingers. The normal joints are covered with a rubbery material called cartilage. The cartilage helps with joint motion and acts like a cushion between the bones. OA occur...
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Arthritis Types

ARTHRITIS TYPES
Arthritis, which mainly consists of the inflammation of one or more joints, is a very common disease among both children and adults alike, although it is more encountered more frequently among older people. It is by no means a life-threatening condition, but it can be very unpleasant and make daily living that much harder and more tiring. Severe arthritis can limit movement to such an extent that ...
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