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Magnetic Ring Arthritis
A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
How does magnetic arthritis jewelry work, and how can you tell the difference between good and bad quality beads?
Does copper, magnetic, or Phiten brand jewelry and or braces really work for pain such as arthritis?
Yes: data suggests it does. Part of it by helping circulation and calm inflammation down. But exact mechanisms are not well understood. Know this though, we are made if magnetic energy, and whole body responds to energy including Magnetic energy, in a more positive context at lower steady influences. Copper and hematite tend to have some of the most positive effects. Finally, if u believe it, it will! ...Read more
Doctors are working out if I have inflammatory arthritis. Is not being able to always take my rings off a sign of this in my hands? Thank you.
Most all arthritis,: your age, is inflammatory, i.e. WBCs &/or antibody produced by lymphocyte WBCs are attaching joints. Careful of focusing on only partial mechanisms (often promoted by Docs as technically more important, despite lack of understanding) of bigger issues; why you are attacking your joints; issues under control of immune system which is regulated from the brain? Docs&BigPharma focus on body mechanics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I have an osteophyte removed or reduced on my ring finger distal phalanx? No arthritis yet but it is unsightly and i'm a musician.
I dropped a CO2 tank on my "ring" toe this morning and now it is swollen, purple and painful. Is it most likely broken? I have Psoriatic Arthritis.
I have both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis but what causes pain and/or pins and needles in ring finger (left hand)?
I have a dull ache in my left arm between my shoulder and elbow. Also it appears my ring finger below the fingernail is crooked. Arthritis & not Hrt?
Varies: There are a number of possibilities. An irritation of the C7 nerve root in the neck can cause pain in a similar distribution, as can tendinitis of the triceps tendon. You are right in that cardiac problems can cause left shoulder pain. A check Up with your medical doctor can be a good first step. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: There are many types of arthritis. People born with a congenital abnormality like hip dysplasia, are more likely to get early onset arthritis. Trauma to a joint early in life can lead to arthritis. Some autoimmune diseases such as juvenile idiopathic arthritis, ra, and lupus can present with early arthritis. A rheumatologist can help you sort this out. ...Read more
Inflammation: Arthritis is inflammation within a joint. The most common type is osteoarthritis which is a wear and tear arthritis. Another is rheumatoid arthritis which is an autoimmune problem where the body attacks its own tissues. The common syptoms of arthritis is pain, swelling and stiffness in the affected joint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cartilage damage: Arthritis is a progressive damage to the cartilage in your joints. It can be cause by several things including wear and tear, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis among others. When the cartilage is damaged, there is increasing pressure on the bone that leads to bone spurs. There is also an increase in the chemicals that trigger inflammation, which causes pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Arthritis cannot be cured as of yet. There are different forms of arthritis. Regardless of the cause, once joint damage has taken place, it is unlikely for it to revert to normal. Some forms of arthritis may be controlled or slowed down with treatment. Although a cure is not available, effective therapy is. Stem cell therapy is showing promising results. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Osteoarthritis (OA): Is a "wear and tear" arthritis, degeneration of one or more joints. It can have many causes such as an injury, biomechanical abnormalities and more which cause progressive joint damage over time. Treatment is largely symptomatic at first, but it is also wise to look into the underlying cause to help treat it effectively. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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