Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Different Types of Arthritis

Some of the most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, and infectious arthritis. Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative arthritis, is the most common form of arthritis. Healthy joints are coated by a layer of cartilage that allows the bones to comfortably rub against each other.

As a result of growing […]

Acute Pain vs. Chronic Pain

Acute pain begins suddenly, is usually sharp in quality, and does not last longer than six months. It is the pain one might experience after breaking a bone, receiving a burn or cut, during childbirth, or after surgery. Acute pain should disappear once the underlying cause heals. If the pain does not subside after […]