Old sports injuries. Repetitive stress. Swollen joints from “rheumatism.” Whatever the osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis symptoms you may be experiencing, the next strategy is to come up with ways to beat it. Options for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA) treatment range from prescribed medications to simple over-the-counter pain relievers
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From helping you perform the simplest task, to aiding with an intricate accomplishment of painting or playing an instrument, your hands are a go-to daily tool. But when your hands start to hurt from osteoarthritis (OA), your day can become complicated, according to Cleveland Clinic orthopaedic surgeon Steven Maschke, MD.
Q. What is the difference between post-traumatic arthritis and regular arthritis?
A. The most common cause of osteoarthritis (OA) is the wearing out of joint surface cartilage over time. But, sometimes injuries from sports, a vehicle accident, a fall or any other physical injury can accelerate the wearing out process and
It’s estimated that 52.5 million adults, or 1 in 5, in the United States, have doctor-diagnosed arthritis.
So, if your joint aches, it could be arthritis, right? Maybe, but it may be more complicated, according to Cleveland Clinic rheumatologist Bruce D. Long, MD, BS, Pharm.
“Bursitis, or the inflammation of the