Call your doctor if you have pain and your ability to move your wrist or elbow motion has not improved within a week or two. Call even sooner if there is swelling, if the pain began after a significant injury, or if you are unable to use your wrist or elbow.
With proper treatment, symptoms of tennis elbow usually improve within a few weeks. However, in some patients, symptoms persist for several months. If tennis elbow is not properly treated, it can become...Read more
When I was first diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis, I really had no idea of the long term affects of this disease. In the beginning, I... Read more »
Arthritis is Unacceptable. That's quite a statement, isn't it? It's the philosophy guiding The Arthritis Foundation's efforts during... Read more »
Read the full text of You've Come a Long Way, Baby and leave a comment! Read all of Sara's Posts Visit The Single Gal's Guide to Rheumatoid... Read more »
Arthritis is a well-known long-term effect of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructive surgery. Many studies have shown that more than half... Read more »
Read the full text of Sara's Holiday Madness and leave a comment! Read all of Sara's Posts Visit The Single Gal's Guide to Rheumatoid Arthritis Read more »
The patella, or kneecap, helps protect the femur and also helps the joint work properly. Because the kneecap is so important, if there are any... Read more »