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Arthritis of the Talonavicular Joint

The talonavicular joint exists in the foot (on the top). It is one of the three joints that exist in the hind foot. The talonavicular […]

What is Löfgren Syndrome?

Löfgren syndrome is a sub-type and an acute form of sarcoidosis and one of the main symptoms of this syndrome is arthritis. Europeans, especially Scandinavians […]

What is Neuropathic Arthritis?

Neuropathic arthritis is a degenerative joint condition, especially in the weight-bearing joints. It can in fact be considered as osteoarthritis, but this one is caused […]

Cut Down on Arachidonic Acid Rich Foods – Alleviate Inflammation

Arachidonic acid is an essential fatty acid (not synthesized in the body naturally) which belongs to the omega-6 fatty acid group. This acid is in […]

What is Acromioclavicular Arthrosis?

Acromioclavicular arthrosis is an arthritic condition that affects the acromioclavicular or the AC joint in the shoulder. This is the reason that this condition is […]

Plant Thorn Arthritis – A Form of Monoarthritis

  Plant thorn arthritis   is a type of monoarthritis , meaning, a type of arthritis that affects only a single joint. Also referred to […]

Trapeziectomy for Thumb Osteoarthritis

Trapeziectomy is a surgical procedure that deals with the trapezium bone located at the base of the thumb. The trapezium bone when affected with osteoarthritis […]

What is Chondrocalcinosis?

Chondrocalcinosis or calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate disease (CPDD)   is an acute form of arthritis and a rheumatoid disorder. Crystals of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate get deposited […]

Shark Cartilage Benefits and Side-Effects in Arthritis Patients

One of the most unusual, yet researched forms of treatment for arthritis is the use of shark cartilage. Shark cartilage benefits have not been proven […]

Post Traumatic Arthritis

Post traumatic arthritis is a curable form of arthritis that can occur following an injury like a fracture or dislocation to the hands or feet. […]

Knee Cartilage Replacement

In people who suffer from knee osteoarthritis, it is evident that the pain caused is due to depleted cartilage layers between the joints. Knee cartilage […]

What is an Arthritis Knee Cyst?

An arthritis knee cyst is also called a Baker’s cyst   or a popliteal cyst   . A cyst behind the knee is common in […]

Bunions on Feet and Gout

Most of us do not take good care of our feet and we often abuse them. Bunions on feet are a result of such abuse. […]

Baking Soda for Gout – An Efficient Home Remedy

Gout is severe form of arthritis where the pain caused can really trouble a patient. Baking soda for gout pains is an efficient home remedy […]

Black Bean Broth – A Natural Gout Remedy

People who suffer from gout have higher levels of uric acid in their blood. One natural gout remedy that can decrease these levels is the […]