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Who Is Affected by Arthritis?

Arthritis, originally used to describe joint inflammation, now describes over 100 different rheumatic conditions that affect the joints and the tissues surrounding the joints. People who suffer from these conditions generally experience pain and stiffness around the joints. There may be many types of arthritis, but even more people suffer [...]

Office Tools to Prevent Carpal Tunnel

As we wrote about yesterday, carpal tunnel (CTS) is a condition that affects 15 out of every 100,000 people. For office workers, the problem can become debilitating and affect overall job performance. There are means of preventing and treating CTS, however. The following tools can begin to help you prevent [...]

By |2016-11-17T11:05:08-07:00September 25th, 2013|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Office Tools to Prevent Carpal Tunnel

Carpal Tunnel – FAQ

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? By Ryan Cooper Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common cause for pain, numbness and tingling in the hand, caused by compression of the median nerve as it travels through the wrist. Approximately 15 of every 100,000 individuals will experience CTS per year, with women [...]

By |2016-11-17T11:05:19-07:00September 24th, 2013|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Carpal Tunnel – FAQ

Types of Arthritis

Arthritis, by definition, is an inflammation of one or more joints, but there are many different types of arthritis. Here, we try to explain what the differences are. Most cases of arthritis fall into one of two main categories: osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. The symptoms and effects of this conditions, [...]

By |2016-11-17T11:06:58-07:00August 13th, 2013|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Types of Arthritis