Joint Stiffness Articles


Try These 5 Exercises for Chikungunya Joint Pain Relief!

1 June, 2018

If you have lately recovered from Chikungunya fever and are still experiencing severe joint pain, then it could be termed as Chikungunya Arthritis. This condition is also known as Post Viral Arthropathy. Although the condition is reversible, it is known to be no less than a nightmare for patients suffering from it. The basic


Weather and Joint Pain: What’s the Link?

6 January, 2015

You would have heard it many times – an elderly person predicting a change in weather just because their joints begin to ache. They say their joint pain or arthritis worsens every time the temperature drops. In fact, the earliest observations go as back as 400 B.C. when Hippocrates noticed how certain illnesses were seasonal. …


Discoid Meniscus: Knee Joints

12 May, 2014

What is meniscus? Meniscus is a crescent-shaped piece of cartilage placed in the knee joint between thighbone and tibia. It acts as a shock absorber, allowing knee to easily bend and straighten. There are two menisci in the knee – one, on the inside of the knee called medial meniscus, and second, on the outside …


Knee Joint Dislocation

6 May, 2014

A Knee Joint Dislocation or Tibiofemoral Joint Dislocation is an extremely serious injury, imposing a threat to limb presence and its functionality. The dislocation occurs when the bone of the legs, tibia and femur, are out-of-place in relation to each other. The four major ligaments responsible for providing stability for the joint are anterior cruciate, …


Knee Pain and Joint Replacements (Arthroplasty)

20 March, 2014

What is a Knee pain? Knee pain defines the soreness that emerges in and around one’s knee joints. The pain intensity can differ depending upon age, cause and the stage of the syndrome. What are the causes? Injuries Ligament Sprains Tear of Menicus Diseases Knee osteoarthritis Gout  Inflammations Bursitis of the knee Tendinitis Deformities Genu …


7 Common Causes of Osteoarthritis

3 January, 2017

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common degenerative joint diseases that occurs when cartilage, which acts as a cushion between the joints, wears away and there is increased rubbing of bones with each other. This leads to increased friction between the joints and causes inflammation, pain, and stiffness in the joints. There are many contributing …


Understanding Contracture Deformity: Tightened Muscles

6 May, 2014

What is contracture deformity? A contracture deformity refers to a shortening of a muscle, tendon, ligament or skin that prevents normal movement. It results from a decrease in flexibility of normally pliable connective tissues, limiting the range of motion. A person may experience difficulty moving a limb, straightening fingers or extending another part of the …


Hip Arthritis: Symptoms & Treatment

28 April, 2014

Do you feel a sharp stabbing or dull ache in the thighs, buttocks, knee or groin as you try to get out of bed? Pain, swelling, and stiffness of the hip joints may be making it difficult for you to follow your daily routine. It could be hip arthritis that affects almost one in four …


Arthritis: Treatment for Women

11 March, 2014

Have you been experiencing joint pain? Are you avoiding using your hands or feet? Arthritis is a form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints. There are many different forms of arthritis and the most common form, osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease), is a result of trauma to the joint, infection of …


Your Ultimate Workout For Knee Osteoarthritis – Walking

6 August, 2019

What is the most common sign of getting old among Indians? Knee Pain. But knee pain is not necessarily always related to old age. Sometimes, it is a result of an injury. But sometimes knee osteoarthritis could be the cause.We will take you knee-deep in information about osteoarthritis and how walking can help relieve pain …


What Is Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis? Understanding the Basics

18 July, 2019

It is well known that arthritis is usually associated with older people. However, pain is not only limited to older folks or adults. Surprisingly, kids can experience arthritis, too. As per the Arthritis Foundation, juvenile arthritis is a term that encompasses all forms of arthritis of unknown etiology lasting for at least 6 weeks and with …


7 Superfoods for Arthritis

23 May, 2019

Patients suffering from arthritis can relate to unbearable pain and severe loss of motion of joints. While most of the times patients depend on drugs to relieve them of these symptoms, the power of certain foods to help them beat these painful conditions has been lesser known. Let’s discuss 7 amazing superfoods for arthritis. Superfoods …


Parkinson’s Disease Meaning, Causes and Symptoms

10 April, 2019

Parkinson’s diseases meaning is described as both a chronic and a progressive movement disorder, meaning that once it occurs the symptoms continue and worsen over time. It is named after Dr. James Parkinson, the doctor that first identified the condition. A whopping 4 million people (approximately) worldwide suffer from Parkinson’s disease and, around 1 in …


Ayurvedic Treatment of Post Chikungunya arthritis

4 February, 2019

Chikungunya is a viral infection transmitted by an infected Aedes aegypti mosquito. This mosquito lays eggs in stagnated water. CHIKV & CHIKF viruses are the main causes of chikungunya in humans. It is a type of disease which has no initial symptoms and appears after 3 – 4 days of infection. This fever is very …


Ayurveda Tips To Treat Cervical Spondylosis (Osteoarthritis Of Neck)

1 December, 2018

Cervical spondylosis is a common degenerative condition of the cervical spine which is caused by age-related changes in the cushion between the joints of the neck and the neck bone. It is also called as Osteoarthritis of neck. In this disease intervertebral disc which acts as a cushion between two vertebrae gets damaged due to …


How to Cure High Uric Acid Naturally

12 September, 2018

The high uric acid levels in the blood, medicinally known as hyperuricemia, are one of the primary causes of gout and, in most of the severe cases, chronic kidney disease. It is regularly estimated as a non-serious disease but if it persists for a long time period, it can be a reason for concern. Regardless, …


How To Control Uric Acid By Adopting A Uric Acid Diet Menu

9 March, 2018

There are times when you might have noticed that a person walking down the hallway has swollen ankles as big as their thigh. This not because they are overweight or because they have not been working out. This is because they have a problem of gout which is generally caused due to an increased level …


Osteosarcoma Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

24 August, 2017

The most common type of bone cancer is Osteosarcoma, also known as childhood bone cancer. Osteosarcoma is also the 6th most common type of cancer found in children. Since osteosarcoma develops from osteoblasts (the cells responsible for making bones grow), osteosarcoma symptoms are seen predominantly in teenagers who are experiencing a growth spurt, especially during …


Frequently Asked Questions about Knee Replacement Surgery

2 March, 2017

Knee replacement surgery, also known as arthroplasty, is the process of recreating a complete knee by replacing the damaged knee cap with artificial plastic material that is conjoined with the existing knee cap portion to completely cover the joint area. The surgery is conducted by an experienced orthopedic surgeon and involves intricate bone recreation processes …


Signs & Symptoms of Meningitis

21 February, 2017

Meningitis represents the swelling of the membranes of the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis can be caused by variety of pathogens like viruses, fungi or bacteria. Most of the times, meningitis is caused by bacteria and viruses. A neurologist has to be consulted if you experience any of the below mentioned signs or symptoms of …

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