Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis is NOT the same as Rheumatism. In Rheumatoid arthritis, the synovial tissue that covers the joints becomes inflamed due to attacks from the immune system. As such, multiple joints can be involved. You may experience pain and swelling of your joints and stiffness of the affected joints after a period of immobility. Not only Read more about Rheumatoid Arthritis[…]


Osteoarthritis is caused by wear and tear of the joints. It may be due to overuse of a particular joint or due to another medical condition, for example, obesity (i.e. secondary osteoarthritis). The cartilage, which cushions the joints and stops bones from rubbing against each other, is damaged or lost.


Arthritis means “inflammation of the joints”. The term is however usually used for various musculoskeletal (muscle and skeleton) disorders. It can affect people of any age. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.