Category: Osteoarthritis

Differences Women Should Know Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis

Aging woman grabbing achy wrist from arthritis

Women– especially older women– often have to deal with stiff and painful joints. A doctor may diagnose them with rheumatoid arthritis and/or osteoarthritis. What should you know about these two types of arthritis? Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis Differences   Rheumatoid arthritis can happen at any age and it’s an autoimmune disease where your body’s immune… Read more »

Things to Know About Osteoarthritis

Woman holding knee as she suffers from osteoarthritis

Do you have joint pain or stiffness in a joint? Have you noticed a loss of flexibility or your range of motion seems to be reduced? When you press on the affected area with your fingers is there tenderness or discomfort?  You might be showing signs of osteoarthritis. When you’ve got joint damage, the result… Read more »