Joint swelling is the buildup of fluid in the soft tissue surrounding the joint.
Swelling of a joint
Joint swelling may occur along with
Joint swelling can cause pain or stiffness. After an injury, swelling of the joint may mean you have a broken bone or a tear in the muscle tendon or ligament.
Many different types of arthritis may cause swelling, redness, or warmth around...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 »
"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 »
In short, rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease which attacks joints in the body. It can affect the alignment and positioning... Read more »
Dear Dr. Krant:I am a 55 year-old man who has had osteoarthritis in my feet for 17 years. During the last 3 years it has spread throughout... 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 »
There are many reasons why knee stiffness occurs after joint replacement. In this article, ways to predict and manage such a problem are reported.... Read more »
Some patients who get a total knee replacement (TKR) develop a very stiff knee afterwards. Scar tissue and soft tissue contracture (tightening of the... Read more »