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Apr 20, 2019 5 min
pain in arthritis

Why Arthritis Hurts

Pain in arthritis is caused by mechanical stimuli – as the joint is damaged, thermal stimuli – as friction and swelling causes heat, and chemical stimuli – as tissue damage causes chemicals in the joint to change. What causes pain?…

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Jan 9, 2019 1 min

The 6 top bathing aids for elderly and disabled people

Stepping in the shower before work or enjoying a relaxing soak are things we take for granted – but for people with mobility difficulties, basic tasks such as bathing can be difficult or even dangerous. Here are our top picks…

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Sep 29, 2017 3 min
arthritis affects

Where Does Arthritis Affect?

Arthritis commonly affects the load bearing joints like knees and hips, or the joints in constant use like fingers and wrists, but it can affect any joint from the top of the spine to the end of the toes. What…

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Sep 21, 2017 4 min
what does arthritis feel like?

What Does Arthritis Feel Like?

At the beginning of a rheumatoid arthritis flare, joints can feel hot, you can feel tired, weak and ill, and sometimes lose your appetite. Osteoarthritis feels like your joints are grinding or creaking. What is arthritis? When you think of…

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Sep 15, 2017 5 min
types of arthritis

Which Arthritis Do I Have?

The two most common forms of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, but there are over 100 different types in total with different causes and treatments. Different types of arthritis There are more than 100 different types of arthritis. The most…

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Sep 5, 2017 3 min
arthritis nodules

What Are Arthritis Nodules?

Rheumatoid arthritis nodules are small, often round bumps caused by swelling. Osteoarthritis nodes are caused by malformations in the bone caused by wear-and-tear.   The two most common forms of arthritis can cause different types of arthritis nodules. Osteoarthritis: Heberden’s…

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Sep 1, 2017 14 min
about rheumatoid arthritis

Arthritis: A Deeper Dive

Arthritis: A Deeper Dive Arthritis: A Deeper Dive, provides an overview of the disease, with scientific and medical expressions explained in simple terms. What is arthritis? Arthritis isn’t a single disease, it’s actually an umbrella term for the various causes…

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