Psoriatic arthritis

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  • Informative Speech On Arthritis

    that are contracted over a period of time is called Arthritis. Arthritis is a disease of inflammation of one ore more of your joints. The symptoms that come along with it are joint pain, stiffness, and sharp or aching pain. Though, the pain you feel from arthritis will only get worse as your bones age on and become more brittle. Before we get into what kinds of Arthritis there are and how it works, let’s talk about how you get it. To get Arthritis, well…you can’t. It’s not something that you can…

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  • Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD)

    What is Degenerative joint disease (DJD) The other name of the Degenerative Joint Disease called Osteoarthritis (OA) or “wear and tear”. It is caused by inflammation of the joints and loss of the cartilage. There are over 100 types of arthritis conditions. Osteoarthritis is the most common and affects the feet, hands, spine, and large weight-bearing joints. More than half of all persons over age 65 have evidence of idiopathic OA. Progressive joint deterioration occurs because of the age…

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  • Systemic Lupus Research Paper

    Etanercept is taken for varying forms of arthritis. It is a TNF blocker, and works by blocking protein (TNF-alpha) that causes inflammation. However, its side effects include the weakening of the immune system, which can cause autoimmune diseases. Adalimumab treats various inflammatory conditions including, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, etc. If you are taking a TNF blocker (like Etanercept)…

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  • Musculoskeletal Disorders Case Study

    1. INTRODUCTION OSHA defines musculoskeletal disorders as “Injuries and disorders of the muscles, nerves, tendons, ligaments, joints, cartilage, and spinal disk”. According to OSHA, the MSDs listed as: Carpel tunnel, Rotator cuff syndrome, De Quervain, Trigger finder, tarsal syndrome, Sciatica, Epicondylites, and Tendonitis. Most of the work related MSD’s are developed over time and are caused by the work itself or the working environment of the employees. These are also possible to occur from…

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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…

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  • Tailor's Bunion Case Study

    What is Tailor's Bunion? A tailor's bunion, which is also referred to as a bunionette, is the medical term for a raised lump at the base of the little toe. During the early stages of a bunion, there will be minimal symptoms with only a slight noticeable alteration in the position of your little toe. Tailor's bunion received its name centuries ago, when tailors sat cross-legged all day with the outside edge of their feet rubbing on the ground. This continuous rubbing was believed to lead to a…

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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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  • 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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  • Essay On Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    The pathophysiology of Carpal tunnel syndrome is the wrist bones that are known as the carpal bones and the ligament known as Transverse carpal make up the carpal tunnel. Compression or swelling of median nerve happens when the cover of the tendon gets inflamed or fibrosis block the passage through the carpal tunnel. Often cause by repetitive movement leading to numbness and tingling of fingers and forearm, wrist pain, weak grip and Tinel’s signs. Most often at night is when the symptoms…

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  • Rib Contusion Research Paper

    Rib Contusion A rib contusion is a deep bruise on your rib area. Contusions are the result of a blunt trauma that causes bleeding and injury to the tissues under the skin. A rib contusion may involve bruising of the ribs as well as the skin and muscles in the area. The skin overlying the contusion may turn blue, purple, or yellow. Minor injuries will give you a painless contusion, but more severe contusions may stay painful and swollen for a few weeks. CAUSES A contusion is usually caused by…

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