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Concept of Arthritis Diseases

Arpit Sharma


Arthritis is a chronic disease caused by the inflammation of the joints. It can affect one or more than one joints. It affects more women than men and also the older people above 60 years of age. Its symptoms include reduction of the weight. Muscle weakness, its inability to use the hands or walk, difficulty in moving the joints, improper sleep, inflammation, malaise and tiredness, unbending nature, muscle pain etc. There are many types of arthritis but two are more common in people including men and women i.e. osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In OA, damage occurs in joints cartilage, the hard, slick coating on the ends of bones; and in RA, the body’s immune system attacks synovial membrane of the joints which become swollen. Arthritis disease is not curable but to treat the symptoms of the diseases, there are different types of treatments present for arthritis disease which however could consists of drug treatments, physical therapies and surgery.


Osteoarthritis, Surgery, Inflammation, Malaise, Immune

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