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Osteoarthritis Vs Rheumatoid Arthritis

The basic characteristics of Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis are defined in this article. For readers who desire more information on these topics, links are available to the Arthritis Foundation and WebMD sites....More...

Hip Osteoarthritis

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of hip osteoarthritis including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more....More...

Chondromalacia Patella

Chondromalacia patella is when the cartilage beneath the kneecap becomes soft and wears away. This article explores the causes, symptoms and treatment for this disorder....More...

5 Top Pain-Relieving Exercises for Arthritis

Although there isn't a cure for arthritis, there is an inexpensive way to manage your aches and pains caused by arthritis and that is through exercise. It can be overwhelming when you're starting out as to what exercise you should be doing and where you should start. I have 5 exercises tha...More...

Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty-Topic Overview

Hip resurfacing arthroplasty is surgery that replaces the damaged outer surfaces of the femoral head found at the top of the thighbone and,if necessary,the cup-shaped socket where the thighbone meets the pelvis in the hip joint. This surgery was done in the 1970s. But its use decreased,because the p...More...

Alternative Arthritis Pain Relief: Effective or Not?

Alternative medicines as medically defined, is an art of healing that is not taught in medical schools and provide an option apart from the traditional medication. It does not follow the generally accepted principle in medical techniques and may not have scientific basis for its effectiveness....More...

Typical tick mouth parts

Close-up of typical tick mouth parts consisting of a centrally located hypostome, and two lateral segmented palps. A tick's mouth parts include not only the hypostome used to penetrate the skin, and two laterally situated segmented palps, but a pair of chelicerae on the distal end of the hypost...More...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Home Remedies

There are a number of home remedies and alternative therapies used to treat rheumatoid arthritis; acupuncture, assistive devices, diet, exercise, stress management, and many more. These self-care measures, when used alongside your rheumatoid arthritis medications, can help you manage your signs and ...More...

Symptoms of Lyme Disease-Topic Overview

The first symptom of Lyme disease in most people is an expanding red skin rash (called erythema migrans or an EM rash). In about a third of people,the rash looks like a bull's-eye,with a pale center area surrounded by a bright red rim. The rash is often accompanied by flu-like symptoms,including...More...

Prolotherapy for Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis---also known as degenerative joint disease---results in chronic pain and discomfort. The condition can become progressively worse with age, especially when left untreated. Prolotherapy is an alternative treatment used to engage the body's natural regenerative processes, though the eff...More...

What Can Help Arthritis?

There are several ways to manage pain associated with arthritis. Rather than let arthritis pain control your life and limit your level of activity, consider ways to ease pain and incorporate more physical activity and movement into your life....More...

Anger Increases Pain in Women

Negative emotions such as anger and sadness increase pain both in women who suffer from Fibromyalgia and in those who don’t, according to a new study....More...