Tag Archives: osteoarthritis
Posted on 16. Mar, 2012 by Jennifer.
Osteoarthritis (OA) at the base of the thumb can be a complex problem to treat because of the great mobility of the thumb that we have in our use of the hand. Arthritic changes often develop in this joint over the years. It can become disabling because of the degree of pain that it causes [...]
Posted on 24. Nov, 2011 by Peter.
Arthritis is a broad term used for a number of disorders, diseases and issues related mainly with joints of the human body. However, two most common forms of arthritis include osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Most people don’t even know that these two diseases are very much different from each other in a variety of ways [...]
Posted on 15. Jul, 2011 by Peter.
Top tips… The following read0made and home-based tips will help you manage your arthritis in the best and shortest possible way: Exercise regularly: Regular exercises including stretching, strengthening and aerobic exercises over several months can help to relieve pain and improve movements. Maintain a healthy weight: Losing weight will reduce the stress on your hips, [...]
Posted on 21. Jun, 2011 by Peter.
In medical and clinical terminology, the word “osteo” means “bone” and the suffix “itis” indicates inflammation. Osteoarthritis, therefore, literally means “inflammation of the bones”. In reality, however, it is a disease of much larger scale and consequences. Out of over 100 forms of arthritis, osteoarthritis is considered the most common one followed by rheumatoid arthritis. [...]