Participants, % Male 91 Race White 78 African American 16 What is the VA rating for rheumatoid arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis, as an active condition, may receive a 100%…

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What cardio can I do with arthritis? Examples of low-impact aerobic exercises that are easier on your joints include walking, bicycling, swimming and using an elliptical machine. Try…

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Corticosteroids tend to both reduce the body’s ability to absorb calcium and increase how fast bone is broken down. The more of these drugs you take and the…

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Is stretching good for bursitis? Boosting the strength of your hip and leg muscles will undoubtedly minimize the risk for developing bursitis and may help with the pain…

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The presence of red blood cells may indicate bleeding into the CSF or may indicate a “traumatic tap” – blood that leaked into the CSF sample during collection….

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Is it bad to have a straight spine? When looking from behind it is normal to have a straight spine with the head centered over the pelvis. When…

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If a tendon is torn or cut, the ends of the tendon will pull far apart, making it impossible for the tendon to heal on its own. Because…

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It occurs from spinal stenosis that causes pressure on the spinal cord. If untreated, this can lead to significant and permanent nerve damage including paralysis and death. Is…

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The most common procedure is a partial nail avulsion with matrixectomy. The toe is “frozen” with local anaesthetic, the nail spicule removed and chemical introduced to the nail…

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The latest figures from the DWP show that over 54,000 Scots are successfully claiming PIP for some form of arthritis including: Osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis. Spondyloarthropathies. Can I claim…

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