Behcet's disease was first described in 1937 by a dermatologist in Turkey. The exact cause of Behcet's disease is unknown.
Avascular necrosis is a disease resulting from the temporary or permanent loss of the blood supply to the bones.
SeaWorld parks are arthritis-friendly travel destinations. Check out their accessibility guides to prepare for the experience.
TMD and TMJ affect the jaw.
A normal joint moves without restriction. Learn more about the normal, healthy joint.
One of the primary symptoms of arthritis is chronic pain, typically involving one or more joints.
Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory type of arthritis which affects the joints and may affect other parts of the body. Photos help explain rheumatoid arthritis.
Each year you should review your Medicare plan options. Should you stick with the plan you have or make a switch?
Knee pain can result from joint damage caused by arthritis. A step-by-step look at what causes knee pain.
Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can affect many parts of the body. Lupus may be hard to diagnose.
An explanation of the carpal tunnel and its location.
It is tempting to think aches and pains are related to straining or injuring a joint. While that is possible, pay attention to symptoms that persist and may be related to a chronic condition, such as arthritis.
An overview of pain and pain research.
General explanation of gout.
Dry mouth can be a sign of certain diseases and conditions such as Sjogren's syndrome. Dry mouth is not a normal part of aging. Dry mouth is more than uncomfortable, it can lead to serious health problems.
There are many mobility aids available. It's important to know how to pick the right cane, walker, wheelchair or other mobility aid that can help give you the stability you need. Here's what you should know before you buy a mobility aid.
Bleeding ulcers are just one of the side effects that are associated with NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) use. Learn how to reduce the risk of bleeding ulcers from NSAIDs.
Restless legs syndrome is a sleep disorder characterized by unpleasant sensations in the legs and an uncontrollable urge to move when at rest.
Arthritis drugs are used by most arthritis patients as part of their treatment plan. Patient response to arthritis drugs can vary so it's impossible to say ahead of time which drug will be most effective. Learn more about the arthritis drugs most commonly prescribed by rheumatologists.
The Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System is an alternative to traditional hip replacement.
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is arthritis that causes joint inflammation and stiffness for more than 6 weeks in a child of 16 years of age or less.
Sjogren's syndrome is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system targets moisture-producing glands and causes dryness in the mouth and eyes. Primary Sjogren's syndrome occurs by itself. Secondary Sjogren's syndrome occurs with another disease.
Cooking can be difficult for people with arthritis who live with physical limitations, pain, and fatigue. These 10 cooking tips can help you make the task more manageable.
Arthritis can interfere with daily living activities. Physical limitations make daily living activities more difficult for people with arthritis.
Applying for Social Security Disability (SSDI) can seem overwhelming. We make it easier by taking you though the process step-by-step.