Arthritis (from Greek arthro-, joint + -itis, inflammation; plural: arthritides) is a form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints.There are over 100 different forms of arthritis. The most common form, osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease), is a result of trauma to the joint, infection of the joint, or age. Other arthritis forms are rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and related autoimmune diseases. Septic arthritis is caused by joint infection.The major complaint by individuals who have arthritis is joint pain. Pain is often a constant and may be localized to the joint affected.
Posts about Arthritis
  • Long Term Effects of a Missouri Car Accident

    … therapist, psychiatrist, and psychologist. Treatment can last a lifetime and is extremely costly. Whiplash injury: This injury is one of the reasons you should seek medical care after any accident, even if you feel fine, because symptoms don’t always appear immediately after the crash. The condition can present itself cognitively through memory…

    Bruning Legal- 15 readers -
  • Pre-Existing Injuries in a Car Accident

    … had a back injury or suffered from arthritis, and because of a car accident the pain you are experiencing from the arthritis is worse or your back injury has been aggravated to the point of partial paralysis, you are entitled to compensation for that aggravated condition. Additionally, if a pre-existing condition made you more susceptible…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 13 readers -
  • Lyme Disease Misdiagnosis

    … and muscle pain, brain fog, tingling, numbness, memory and concentration problems, insomnia, and even psychiatric symptoms, like depression and anxiety, it is easy for doctors to attribute the symptoms to other diseases or causes. Other chronic diseases with similar symptoms, such as arthritis, fibromyalgia, MS, and chronic fatigue syndrome, can…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 33 readers -