Joint pain and diseases of the joints can be complex. A common causes can be one of several arthritis types, which come in many different forms such as rheumatism, osteoarthritis or gout. In many cases, it’s possible to have a combination of these conditions. SUMMARY This article explains the differences between Arthritis, Rheumatism, Osteoarthritis and Gout. [...]
Early arthritis detection is difficult, it is a degenerative joint disease that can begin early in life. However, the changes in articular cartilage are usually only detected after the patient begins to experience pain. This may be years or even decades after the initial cartilage injury. Unfortunately, joint pain is usually a sign of advanced [...]
There are approximately 10 million people in the UK alone suffering from some form of arthritis. 80% of them suffer from osteoarthritis, marked by pain in the weight-bearing joints (knees, hips, back) due to excessive wear and tear. NSAIDs and painkillers Long-term sufferers of osteoarthritis are often dependent on pain relief medication. During the early stages of the disease, [...]