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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Basics Description Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, systemic, autoimmune inflammatory disease affecting synovial joints and extra-articular systems, including the skin, eyes, cardiovascular system, bronchopulmonary system, spleen, and nervous system. Epidemiology Incidence Affects 1% of the population Prevalence Variable onset, but most frequently between the ages of 35 and 50 years Females are affected 2-3 […]

Knee Pain due to Osteoarthritis

WHAT IS KNEE PAIN DUE TO OSTEOARTHRITIS?

Knee pain due to osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that results in a gradual wearing away of joint cartilage.

SYMPTOMS DUE TO OSTEOARTHRITIS DIAGNOSED?

A common symptom is morning stiffness that decreases with use. The knee may also pop of click, or even lock up at times.

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