Rheumatoid arthritis or inflammatory arthritis is a systemic disease which affects more than 1% of the people globally. Researchers and experts worldwide are still unclear about the causes of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
The condition is characterized by morning stiffness and inflammation of the joints. It is imperative to diagnose this condition early; with treatment and exercise, patients can effectively manage the disease without severe deformity and disability.
Fibromylagia is a very common condition detrimental to the joints. In this condition, patients complain of extreme pain in the joints. Swelling of joints does not occur in this form of Arthritis.
In India, osteoarthritis, or age-related arthritis of knee joints, is the most common form of arthritis affecting many senior citizens. The symptoms manifest as people age. Commonly, the weight bearing joints like the hips and knees take a beating. Symptoms of osteoarthritis show up as pain in the joints that increases with undue movement.