Posts Tagged With 'joint pain'

Lyme disease: Treatment is Crucial

Lyme disease: Treatment is Crucial

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that is transmitted to humans through a bite from an infected blacklegged tick. These ticks can attach to any part of the body, but are most often found in hard-to-see areas such as the scalp, groin and armpits. The indications that you have contracted the disease are: headache, fever, fatigue and a rash. The disease can be eliminated by...

Posted on April 25, 2016Read More

Tennis Elbow – Not Just For Tennis Players

Tennis Elbow – Not Just For Tennis Players

Tennis elbow is a term used for a painful condition located at the elbow. It is a common injury for those who play the sport of tennis, thus the name Tennis Elbow. But, anyone can become afflicted with it, not just tennis players. Tennis elbow is a swelling of the tendon on the outside of the elbow. Some individuals experience pain radiating up or down the arm. Repetitive...

Posted on April 11, 2016Read More

Gout: The Disease of Kings

Gout: The Disease of Kings

Gout is a very painful form of arthritis that attacks your joints. It affects about 4 percent of adult Americans, normally men more than women. This disease is formed when your body has high levels of uric acid. This uric acid becomes crystallized in the joints, causing swelling, pain, and stiffness. Gout is a term that most of us associate with medieval ailments or a...

Posted on April 01, 2016Read More