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Definition of Arthritis

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Arthritis is defined as a health concern that causes symptoms like inflammation to the joints, pain to the affected areas of the body and loss or limitation of body movements. Inflammation due to arthritis often is combined with stiffness and mild to severe pain that is often the result of infection. Arthritis can also bring other maladies like degenerative diseases, trauma and poor metabolic function. There are actually more than a hundred forms of arthritis … Continue reading

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November 17th, 2013 at 2:11 am

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Arthritis Complications

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The basic health complication from arthritis is stiffness of the joint.  The restrictions of your body’s range of motion are due to inflammation and pain of the joint or from actual damage to the joint.  As for osteoarthritis, bone spurs can develop on a normal bone causing pain and compression of the nerves as well as restriction of body motion. Rheumatoid arthritis, on the other hand, damages the joint’s synovial lining which eventually causes the … Continue reading

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October 27th, 2013 at 3:50 am

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Acupuncture Treatment for Arthritis

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Probably one of the most pervasive diseases and the leading cause of disability in the United States is arthritis. When it comes to treating this disease acupuncture arthritis is all the rage nowadays. Studies show that acupuncture in Orlando for arthritis has been found to be very effective and this has given relief to individuals who were inflicted with this kind of illness.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that one out of … Continue reading

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June 5th, 2010 at 9:59 pm