joint disease

Joint Pain – Know Its Different Types!

Arthritis is a group of conditions involving damage to the joints of the body. There are over 100 different forms of arthritis. The most common form, osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease) is a result of trauma to the joint, infection of the joint, or age. Other arthritis forms are rheumatoid arthritis,…

Causes and Complications of Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Dr. Prabhat Agarwal, Orthopaedics Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic condition characterized by inflammation of the joints. It also affects other organs of your body such as lungs, eyes, heart and skin. It occurs when your immune system attacks the tissues in your body. Following are the causes and complications of…

Management of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

By Dr. S. Gupta , Pediatrics The most common form of arthritis which occurs in adolescents and children is known as Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). It is an autoimmune and inflammatory joint disease which usually lasts for around 6 weeks. Being an autoimmune disease, changes in the environment provoke the immune system to act.…