Top
30
Doctor insights on: Will Going Barefoot Around The House Cause Arthritis

Share
Dr. Thomas Namey
2,426 Doctors shared insights

Arthritis (Definition)

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


2

2
Can walking barefoot in the house cause any harm?

Can walking barefoot in the house cause any harm?

Depends: Make sure there are no pieces of broken glass, tacs or other foreign objects that you can step on. Hars surfaces like tile may be hard on feet if constantly walking. Aside from that, you should be ok as long as you are in no pain and are not diabetic or insensate. ...Read more

3

3
What might cause rheumatoid arthritis to go into remission during pregnancy?

What might cause rheumatoid arthritis to go into remission during pregnancy?

Immune System, Hormo: It is the immune system and hormones. In ra, the body has an aberrent hyperimmune response to the joint lining causing arthritis. But in pregancy, trhe mother is accepting a \fetus with 50% different genes. A kidney would be rejected if that foreigal changes. N. The hyperimmune response in dampened during pregancy, primarily for homonal changes. Arthritis remits! ...Read more

5

5
What condition, other than arthritis, causes pain throughout the entire body?

What condition, other than arthritis, causes pain throughout the entire body?

Several: Other possiblities include but are not limited to: inflammatory muscle conditions, hypothyroidism, bone disorders, neoplasms, and fibromyalgia can all cause diffuse bodily pain. See a physician if your symptoms are severe/debilitating. ...Read more

6

6
Does psoriasis cause arthritis?

Does psoriasis cause arthritis?

Sometimes: Psoriasis is an immunological condition that affects the skin and joints. However, not everyone have manifestations of both, and many have only skin or only joint involvement. We are learning that psoriasis also affects the cardiovascular system, increasing the risk for heart disease. ...Read more

7

7
What causes gout and arthritis?

What causes gout and arthritis?

Diet related: Gout is a condition that is diet related. Richs foods can cause a elevated uric acid in the blood. Most commonly, the big toe joint will become red, hot, swollen and painful. A list of these foods can be found on the Internet. Long term gout can cause arthritic changes in the involved joints. You should see your podiatrist for evaluation and blood tests. ...Read more

8

8
What causes Juvenile arthritis?

What causes Juvenile arthritis?

You mean JRA/JIA?: Cause of JRA (juvenile rheumatoid arthritis) is still unknown. Small number of JIA (juvenile idiopathic arthritis) are associated with psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease, e.g., Crohn's disease. ...Read more

9

9
Can psoriasis cause arthritis? How?

Psoriasis Arthritis: On occasions psoriasis can accompany arthritis; and vice versa.
It does not cause arthritis. ...Read more

10

10
What causes arthritis in the scull?

What causes arthritis in the scull?

No such thing: The skull is a solid bone (series of bones that are fused together) that does not have any joints. There is a joint at the base of the skull that connect it to the first vertebra in the spine - and that can develop arthritis at the "atlanto-occipital joint" Most common cause is degenerative arthritis ...Read more

11

11
What causes arthritis in the lower back?

What causes arthritis in the lower back?

Osteoarthritis: Most commonly degenerative disc disease related to osteoarthritis. A small percentage of patients can have back arthritis related to inflammation as in ankylosing spondylitis and related disorders. ...Read more

13

13
Does patellar mal tracting cause arthritis?

Does patellar mal tracting cause arthritis?

It can: You want to try to improve the patella maltracking with either exercises or a brace
in certain situations you may need to have
a procedure to correct the alignment of the
patella which may help prevent arthritic changes from occurring in the future. ...Read more

14

14
What can cause arthritis in your lower back?

What can cause arthritis in your lower back?

Big 3: Most arthritis in the back is osteoarthritis which is caused by aging, injury, obesity. There are other forms of spinal arthritis so it's good to have a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

15

15
Can arthritis cause patello femoral syndrome?

Can arthritis cause patello femoral syndrome?

Yes: Significant arthritic damage on the back of your patella could be causing pain in that joint
but, you are relatively young but you want to
make sure nothing else could be causing your
pain.
I would suggest an orthopedic exam and xrays of the affected area. ...Read more

16

16
Can rheumatiod arthritis cause? Organ failure?

Can rheumatiod arthritis cause? Organ failure?

Not really!: Rheumatoid vasculitis, increasingly rare, particularly associated with cryoglobulins, might harm organs-but rare. The most common organ issue identified with RA is slow developing pulmonary fibrosis which I have seen and which can cause death. Still rare. ...Read more

17

17
Can rheumatiod arthritis cause organ failure?

Can rheumatiod arthritis cause organ failure?

Very rare!: I have seen it once with croyoglobulinemic vasculitis. Long term pulmonary fibrosis can also occur, but this is gradual rather than acute. It, however, can kill. ...Read more

18

18
What causes young people to get arthritis in tmj?

Bruxism: Chronic grinding of your teeth, bruxism, can contribute to arthritic bone growth can lead to TMJ symptoms. There are several dental appliances and dental surgeries that can help place the lower jae in a more favorable position. ...Read more

19

19
Are there good home remedies for arthritis pain?

Are there good home remedies for arthritis pain?

Yes: Arthritis home remedies include diet, exercise, heat therapy, ice, hot tub, massage, etc
some of the remedies under investigation at the national center for complementary and alternative medicine website include psychological therapies, meditation, tai chi, fish oil, gamalinoleic acid, thunder god vine a chinese herb, etc these are being evaluated and some may be shown to be good remedies. ...Read more

20

20
Does anybody know about reactive arthritis cause?

Does anybody know about reactive arthritis cause?

Yes: It is thought to be due to the immune system becoming overactive and misguided after it responds to an infection. ...Read more

21

21
What causes inflammation in people with arthritis?

What causes inflammation in people with arthritis?

Many different types: There are many different types of arthritis. Some have infection inside the joint and that causes inflammation. Some have tiny crystals inside the joint like people with gout that have many small urate crytals and the body reacts to that by causing inflammation. Some people have immune inflamation inside the joint that involves a lot of different cells and proteins that react to cause inflam ...Read more

22

22
What are the causes of arthritis in your lower back?

What are the causes of arthritis in your lower back?

Several types!: Spondylitis or degenerative disc disease which causes facet arthritis. Certainly there are many causes for lower back pain other than these two. The first is inflammatory, the other causes osteoarthritis of the facet joints! The former more likely affects younger people, the latter is more common with age! ...Read more

23

23
Arthritis of the spine and pain it causes, what to do?

Arthritis of the spine and pain it causes, what to do?

So many options: Visit a physician with non-surgical spine experience like a physiatrist or trained pain physician to develop a plan of care which should include starting with physical therapy, noninvasive things like tens units, and core strengthening. Then consider other options if those do not help, including medications (trying to avoid opioids) and interventional procedures. Its long term, but you can improve. ...Read more

24

24
Are there any working home remedies for arthritis pain?

Are there any working home remedies for arthritis pain?

Not as good but....: Exercise, bracing, and splinting can help. Warmth (warm water) gives relief. Immobility stiffens. Otc aleve, (naproxen) Motrin will help. Capsaicin creams will alleviate pain over knne, hands, ankles, and feet. Weight loss is important for weight bearing joint pain, back-knee, hips, feet. ...Read more

25

25
What is something that could cause lower back arthritis?

What is something that could cause lower back arthritis?

Trauma/overuse: Trauma or a direct bsack injury (bad strain or fracture) can lead to post-traumatic arthritis. Simple overuse or poor lifting technique done repetitively can also lead to lumbar spine (lower back) arthritis. ...Read more

26

26
Can a broken back from several years ago cause arthritis?

Can a broken back from several years ago cause arthritis?

Yes: Ths is not uncommon to have accelerated degenerative changes about the rgeion that was affected. ...Read more

27

27
What can I do for my psoriasis and the arthritis it's caused?

Psoriatic arthritis: See a dermatologist for the psoriatic skin lesions and get in to see a rheumatologist for appropriate evaluation and treatment of the psoriatic arthritis.

http://www.psoriasis.com/? cid=ppc_ppd_hderm_ggl_041174. ...Read more

28

28
Can you tell me if there are good home remedies for arthritis pain?

Can you tell me if there are good home remedies for arthritis pain?

Yes: You can try glucosamine and chondroitin. Take 1, 500 mg of glucoamine daily for 3 months before deciding if it is helpful. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) advil or aleve can also be tried. ...Read more

29

29
Which type of negative blood conditions can be caused by arthritis?

Which type of negative blood conditions can be caused by arthritis?

See details: It depends on the cause of the arthritis. Low white count, various types of anemia and a low platelet counts are just some of the possibilities. ...Read more

30

30
What causes arthritis in people without a family history of the condition?

What causes arthritis in people without a family history of the condition?

There are over 150 +: There are a variety of many types of arthritis. The term is not a single problem but encompasses many different types. Most of these 150 + do not run in families but some risk factors can be inherited. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
1,559 Doctors shared insights

Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more