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What is Arthritis

Arthritis literally means joint pain. Arthritis can materialise at any age, although certain types of arthritis are more common in older or younger people. There is no cure for arthritis but there are many treatments at your disposal. The two main types of arthritis are Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.


  • Aging
  • Sedentary Lifestyle
  • Deformity of bones
  • Underactive Thyroid
  • Muscle imbalance
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes


Treatments may include:

  • Anti-inflammatories and other medications
  • orthotics
  • Modified footware
  • Changes in lifestyle
  • Acupuncture
  • Physical Therapy
  • Chiropractic care


Some symptoms include:

  • Tender joints
  • Stiffness in joints
  • Pain in joints
  • Swelling
  • Bone spurs
  • Low flexibilty of joints
  • Deformity of the joint