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

    … is possible. Strains, tears, and sprains of muscles, tendons, and ligaments are common facets of these wounds, and they, too, can mean expensive and lengthy, even lifelong, treatment. Head and traumatic brain injuries (or TBI): The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says TBI complications can include “changes affecting thinking…

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  • 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

    … misdiagnosed as Lyme disease by doctors who did not run a proper panel of tests. Sometimes this is due to a false positive on a Lyme test. People often test positive for Lyme disease for a number of bacterial infections. If the wrong bacteria is identified, it could lead to treatment with the wrong antibiotic entirely, which only strengthens the disease’s…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 33 readers -