Psoriatic arthritis

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  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Cause Of Autoimmune Disease

    genetic 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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  • Peripheral Neuropathy: A Case Study

    “Peripheral Neuropathy is a result of damage to the peripheral nerves, often causing weakness, numbness and pain, usually in the hands and feet” (Mayo Clinic, 2014). This essay presents the topic of the complication of peripheral neuropathy associated with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. Peripheral neuropathy has both physiological and psychological effects on the patient. It is the role of the nurse to deliver care to the patient and their family through a biopsychosocial…

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  • Type 1 Diabetes: A Case Study

    is diabetic elevating the legs can cause neuropathy, which can again lead to risk of having DVT. Answer 2: Prednisolone is a corticosteroid drug, it has been prescribed to this patient as he is suffering from chronic inflammation of rheumatoid arthritis. According to the case study, while administering the medications the patient admits that he has not taken prednisolone and is a concern because he could have suffered from heart failure, decreased amount of urine, swelling of legs, headache,…

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  • Lupus Disease

    many forms of this disease as well and with many symptoms that can be misleading, diagnosis can be a difficult task. Symptoms can range from flu like symptoms to those that resemble arthritis, and many other diseases in between. The most common symptoms include extreme fatigue, swollen and painful joints or arthritis, fevers that are unexplained, various skin rashes and kidney problems. Lupus can affect many organ systems too, including the heart, lungs and brain. Currently, as research…

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  • Am J Sports Med Case Study

    Pappas A.M, Zawacki R.M, McCarthy C.F. Rehabilitation of the pitching shoulder. Am J Sports Med. 1985;13((4)):223–235. Kibler WB Burkhart SS, Morgan CD,the dis¬abled throwing shoulder: spectrum of pathology. Part II: evaluation and treatment of SLAP lesions in throwers. Arthroscopy. 2003; 19:531-539. . Burkhart SS, Morgan CD, Kibler WB. The dis¬abled throwing shoulder: spectrum of pathology Part III: The SICK scapula, scapular dyskinesis, the kinetic chain, and rehabilitation. Arthros¬copy.…

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  • Anterior Tibiofibular Ligament Research Paper

    Anterior Tibiofibular Ligament The anterior tibiofibular ligament is often referred to as the high ankle ligament, and it is the one that is damaged when the foot is stuck on the ground and rotated inwardly. The ankle is a hinge joint that connects the foot and the leg, allowing up and down movement. The tibia and fibula bones of the leg form a slot where the talus bone of the foot fits between them. The talus is held to the tibia and fibula by ligaments. Anterior Tibiofibular Ligament The…

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  • Low Back Pain Essay

    Low back pain with radiculopathy is defined as pain and discomfort, localized below the costal margin and above the inferior gluteal folds, with leg pain. Acute low back pain is usually defined as the duration of an episode of low back pain persisting for less than 6 weeks; sub-acute low back pain as low back pain persisting between 6 and 12 weeks; chronic low back pain as low back pain persisting for 12 weeks or more. Recurrent low back pain is defined as a new episode after a symptom-free…

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  • Carpectomy Case Studies

    Mack, patient is still having pain in her right wrist. Weather change bothers her, and she finds herself needing to wear the splint most of the time. She is now 4 plus months post proximal row carpectomy. Diagnoses include traumatic arthritis of right wrist, closed fracture of distal end of right radius with malunion. She is having greater than expected pain following proximal row carpectomy. This may be due to the position of the capitate, which appears to be resting on the ridge between…

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  • Muscular Pain Research Paper

    Radicular Pain Radicular pain is a type of pain that spreads from your back or neck along a spinal nerve. Spinal nerves are nerves that leave the spinal cord and go to the muscles. Radicular pain occurs when one of these nerves becomes irritated or compressed. Radicular pain is sometimes called radiculopathy, radiculitis, or a pinched nerve. When you have this type of pain, you may also have weakness, numbness, or tingling in the area of the body supplied by the nerve. The pain may feel sharp…

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  • Essay On The Pros And Cons Of Cortisone

    The Pros and Cons of Joint Injuries, Joint Trauma, and Joint Conditions Treated with Cortisone Should osteoarthritis, tendinitis, bursitis and other joint conditions be treated with cortisone, and to what extent should treatment take place? Skeletal problems are intertwined in treatment before cortisone treatments are administered. There are several treatments besides cortisone, such as massage, chiropractic, physical therapy, and natural remedies. One can measure quality by how safe it is…

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