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Month: November 2013

Arthritis in Simple Science

November 30, 2013
Arthritis

Learning how your joints function and what happens when your arthritis symptoms flare up can help you to understand your condition and make it easier to live with. We have already seen how arthritis is a disease that causes pain and inflammation in the joints. It doesn’t matter which type of arthritis you have been […]

Why do I Have Arthritis?

November 28, 2013
Arthritis

If you have arthritis, or are caring for someone with the condition, you are certainly not alone. Arthritis is the single biggest cause of physical disability in Singapore. How Common is Arthritis? The answer is ‘very common indeed’. Of the two major types of arthritis (osteo- and rheumatoid arthritis), osteoarthritis is by far the most […]

Arthritis – The Basics

November 25, 2013
Arthritis

Arthritis is the name given to diseases that bring about pain in our joints. Diseases that affect our joints also govern how mobile we are and therefore how independent we are. Managing arthritis effectively is all about controlling pain and stiffness and staying as active as possible. What is Arthritis and Why is it a […]

Cartilage Injuries of the Knee

November 18, 2013
Knee

There are different types of cartilage found in the body and each is adapted to its specific function. In the knee, two different types of cartilage function side-by-side. The knee is no different from most other joints in that it is lined by hyaline cartilage. This cartilage serves to provide a smooth gliding surface for […]

Crooked Back Cause by Scoliosis

November 18, 2013
Spine

Everyone’s spine has natural curves. These curves round our shoulders and make our lower back curve slightly inward. Some people have spines that also curve slightly inward. Some people have spines that also curve from side to side. Unlike poor posture, these curves cannot be corrected simply by learning to stand straight. This condition of […]