Pseudogout occurs when calcium pyrophosphate (CPP) crystals form in soft tissues. It is not known why some get pseudogout, and others do not. This condition can affect any joint. The knee, ankle, wrist, and large knuckles, though, are most often affected. But, the hip, shoulders, and spine can be too. Although the cause of pseudogout [...]
Your knee is the largest joint in the body. It is also the most susceptible to osteoarthritis. In fact, millions of people suffer from knee pain and stiffness. Therefore, understanding knee osteoarthritis and how it develops will help relieve knee pain. Your knee sits at the meeting place of the femur and tibia. Your kneecap, [...]
Pain can start in one place, but it doesn’t always stay in the same spot, though. In fact, pain can spread, expand, or shift over time. Also, pain can radiate from one body part to another! And this makes treatment a challenge. How Pain Can Spread Below we’ve compiled a list of ways pain can [...]
There are many different reasons for leg pain. However, the most common reasons are overuse injuries. Although it’s also possible that the pain is a symptom of another condition. And it can be intermittent or constant. It can also vary from throbbing and achy to sharp, searing sensations. Leg pain and numbness go hand and [...]
Did you know there are over 100 types of arthritis? That’s right! And Of these, knee osteoarthritis is the most common. First off, osteoarthritis is age-related joint damage from wear and tear. But there is more to it than that. It’s not only about your joints becoming worn. Many other things play a role also, such [...]
Epidural steroid injections are used to treat pain. They work directly, delivering steroids into the spine. A saline solution can also be used to flush out inflammatory mediators. However, these can be an additional source of pain.
When pain occurs there are two different types, acute pain and chronic pain. It's important to know the difference.
Treatment depends on the extent of the injury. However, home remedies for a mild injury can come in handy.
Typically, the warm flashes last only for a few seconds and then disappear. However, over time they become more persistent and painful.
Do you suspect that you or a loved one has knee arthritis? Within this article, you can find common arthritis symptoms, such as joint pain. Joint pain should never be ignored. However, before we dive into the seven signs of knee arthritis. It’s important to first understand the three main types. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the [...]