The quality and quantity of what we eat has consequences for our health and in the symptoms of arthritis.
The major types of arthritis that affect the foot and ankle are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and posttraumatic arthritis. There are 28 bones in the foot, and more than 30 joints that allow for a wide range of movement, providing balance, support, and shock absorption. Cartilage covers the ends of the bones, allowing the bones to
Lupus rarely manifests in the joints alone. However, as it often (amongst other symptoms) affects the joints, it is included under the “arthritis” umbrella.
Using a mobility aid to help alleviate arthritis pain can be very beneficial, however, it can cause some complications if not handled correctly.
Walking is excellent exercise for arthritis – but be aware of pitfalls which could increase the pain in your joints.
Exercise not only reduces pain perception, but also has effects on mental health, such as mood elevation and reduction of stress and depression, which are often associated with chronic pain conditions.
Do you suffer from pain that just never goes away? Feeling depressed, too? They normally do happen at the same time. Your doctor might have even given you pills to treat both. But before you got depressed, you probably felt melancholy. This state of mind can make you feel as bad as if you were
Most arthritis sufferers do not make a big deal their condition and simply “get on with life as best they can”. When the pain is particularly bad the “go to” solution is a painkiller or anti-inflammatory drug. The common name for these is nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID’s). It is typically only severe cases that require