Arthritis causes joint pain, swelling, stiffness, and limited movement. Symptoms can include:
The health care provider will perform a physical exam and ask questions about your medical history.
The physical exam may show:
"My knee feels stiff when I sit for a long time and it hurts to get up. But, after I walk for a few minutes, the pain eases up." "My... Read more »
Over the weekend, I had an opportunity to visit with my friend, Leslie, and her husband. Her husband noted that Leslie, who is in her late... Read more »
Lately, I’ve found that my hips have stiffened up. According to my massage therapist, part of the reason is due to lower back issues that... Read more »
When the pain of arthritis doesn't go away, replacing the problem joint may be an option. For the knee, the procedure to implant a new joint is... Read more »