Understanding rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) remains a serious disease, and one that can vary widely in symptoms and outcomes. Even so, treatment advances have made it possible to stop, or at least slow the progression of joint damage.

Osteoporosis in the oldest of the old: to treat or not to treat?

Women are at greater risk of osteoporosis due to the fact that they reach a lower peak bone mineral density

All about osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis accounts for more than 25% of all arthritis-related healthcare visits.

An overview of osteoarthritis

The joint is a mechanism of movable bone connections. An elastic thin covering of hyaline cartilage covers the articular endings

Patients over 60: 4 most common complaints

It’s no secret that the ageing process presents its own unique set of health concerns.

Osteoporosis and fractures

Because the patient is often asymptomatic before the fracture occurs, osteoporosis is referred to as a “silent disease”.

Arthritis in children: a surprising condition

While no cure exists for the disease arthritis can be managed so that the patient’s physical development and growth can continue as it should.

Hot vs cold therapy

Different types of injuries require different types of treatment.

Gout: patients’ top 4 questions

Gout causes pain and swelling in affected joints, and if left untreated can cause irreversible damage.

Osteoarthritis 101

WHAT IS OSTEOARTHRITIS? Osteoarthritis is a disease that primarily affects the cartilage lining of the joints and the bones associated

Get to grips with gout

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