Arthritis and Artificial Joints

Severe Case Rheumatoid Arthritis

Arthritis26 is a broad term for pain and inflammation of a joint and embraces more than a hundred different diseases of largely obscure or unknown causes. In all of its forms, it is the most common crippling disease in the United States nearly everyone past middle age develops arthritis to some degree. Physicians who treat joint disorders are called rheumatologists. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis OA , also called wear-and-tear arthritis because it is apparently a normal...