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  • Difference Between Osteoporosis And Arthritis

    Distinguish between Osteoporosis and Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment People most commonly confuse osteoporosis and arthritis but in fact, they are two different conditions that take different physiological route. This article will closely examine and compare osteoporosis and arthritis. What is Osteoporosis? It is a medical condition wherein the bones become brittle and weak. People suffering from osteoporosis can suffer from a fracture even from a simple fall, mild stress, and even bending over. It affects mostly the bones in the hips, knees, wrist, and vertebrae. Osteoporosis is caused by the disruption of bone-building process. The formation of new bone cells can no longer keep up with the destruction of old bone cells. Thus, this…

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  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Essay

    There are many clinical manifestations that are indicators of rheumatoid arthritis, but on the onset of this disease, an individual will most likely present with acute symptoms, such as a low-grade fever, malaise, arthralgia, and weakness. Even though these are acute, the presence of a higher fever, may suggest another illness, so it’s very important to take these symptoms just as seriously to prevent further health issues. As the disease progresses, however, the patient will probably notice…

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  • Essay On Therapeutic Arthritis

    Psoriatic Arthritis Psoriatic Arthritis affects as estimated 24 in 10,000 people worldwide. Each year people are diagnosed with different types of Psoriatic Arthritis. Psoriatic Arthritis is associated with higher levels of stress, anxiety, environment, lifestyle, and possibly gene traits or inheritance. Also, Psoriatic Arthritis is a type of autoimmune disease that occurs when the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue, in this case…

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  • Rheumatoid Arthritis In Children

    In the United States alone, more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children suffer from over 100 different types of arthritis and related conditions (“Understanding Arthritis”, n.d.), and it is possible to have multiple forms of arthritis at the same time (“Arthritis”, 2016a). Scientists are currently studying factors such as how genetics, lifestyle, and the environment are related to arthritis, since the cause for most forms of arthritis is unknown (2016a). Arthritis is classified as an…

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  • Arthritis Case Study Essay

    This is a 70 year old female who denies PMHx of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout and STI’s presenting with pain and edema in the posterior left elbow for 2 weeks. Physical exam revealed a mildly tender, fluctuant mass on the posterior elbow. There were no signs of septic bursitis such as fever, erythema, warmth or purulent drainage. The patient had normal sensation to light touch, normal muscle tone, full range of motion and 5/5 strength in the elbows bilaterally. Physical exam of…

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  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)

    Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is an inflammation of the joints that is the result of the body’s own immune system attacking the joints (Peacock & Ostrov, 2000). Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is also known as juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) (Brescia, 2012). There are seven major types of JRA, which are: systemic JIA; oligoarthritis; polyarticular arthritis, rheumatoid factor negative; polyarticular arthritis, rheumatoid factor positive; psoriatic arthritis; enthesitis-related…

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  • Septic Arthritis Research Paper

    Septic arthritis, also known as infectious or bacterial arthritis, is described as a painful infection that is present in a joint capsule in the human body. Synovial fluid, a lubricating substance found inside a joint capsule, is sterile in an uninfected joint. When a joint becomes infected, this synovial fluid is taken over by microorganisms that set up the infection. It is an uncommon infection, but it involves immediate treatment if detected due to its ability to permanently damage the joint.…

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  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Cause Of Autoimmune Disease

    makeup. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic and one of the most common autoimmune diseases that affect 0.5% - 2% of the population, especially in females. This…

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  • Benefits Of Arthritis

    HOW TO MASTER YOUR ARTHRITIS : DO 'S AND DONT" Arthritis can be very limiting , but it doesn 't have to rule your life. Your target should be "Take control of your pain ,so it doesn 't control you. Arthritis It is not true that nothing can be done with pain of arthritis, but it is also true that there is no magic potion that will work immediately. Treatment will take time in this condition. DO 'S • whatever your condition , you 'll have an easier staying ahead of your…

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  • The Role Of Physical Activity And Arthritic Pain In Old Adults

    Physical Activity and Arthritic Pain in Old Adults Introduction Arthritis affects 20% of adult population in the United States and nearly 23 million people’s daily activities are limited by arthritis (CDC, 2014). Physical activity is associated with a decrease in pain and risk of comorbidities as well as improvements in physiological functioning and quality of life (1–2). However, that is not the case in many old adults with arthritis (3,4). Here, I am mainly focused on how physical…

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