Tendonitis in the shoulder

Your shoulder is made up of three bones: your upper arm bone (humerus), your shoulder blade (scapula), and your collarbone (clavicle). The head of your upper arm bone fits into a rounded socket in your shoulder blade. This socket is called the glenoid. A combination of muscles and tendons keeps your arm bone centered in […]

Arthritis in the big toe

Arthritis is a chronic joint disease with various forms depending on the body part it affects, as well as the way of this affection. Osteoarthritis is one of the arthritis forms we know. About 65% of the world arthritis cases are osteoarthritis. And arthritis in the big toe is a classical, common case of an […]

Knee tendonitis

Knee tendonitis is a common orthopaedic condition that is also popular by the name of patellar tendinitis. In most cases, doctors describe it as a type of trauma that affects the tendon, which connects the kneecap (patella) to the shinbone. The patellar tendon works with the muscles at the front of your thigh to extend […]

What causes tendonitis?

What are tendons? What is tendonitis? Tendonitis, also known as tendinitis, is an inflammatory condition which involves the tendons in our body. We call tendons the soft but strong and flexible tissue cord-like structures that connect our muscles to our bones. They are located where the muscles narrow down to attach to a bone. While […]

Arthritis in the back

Many people experience back pain, stiffness and sometimes swelling. These could develop due to bad posture and habits, stress, an accident, a simple injury or in many cases arthritis – a degenerative condition. There are many types of arthritis and some related conditions that affect the joints, muscles and/or bones. Any part of the back […]

Tendonitis in the foot

The foot is one of the most common places where people feel pain and suffer from injuries, as it carries the whole weight of the body, and in some sports it is under huge stress. Although not lethal, foot injuries incapacitate athletes for a long time and can have a damaging effect on their career. […]

Rheumatoid arthritis in simple words

When it comes to arthritis types related to immune system issues, rheumatoid arthritis is by all means the most common one. Rheumatoid arthritis is a typical disease that is caused by an autoimmune system problem and when having it, there are some cares and treatments a patient should be preliminary informed about, if he or she would […]

Psoriatic arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis is a common chronic disease that occurs due to several main causes – inflammation and psoriasis, which is also a very popular chronic illness. According to the statistics, 15% of patients, who are diagnosed with psoriasis, eventually develop psoriatic arthritis – which is a disease that is a side effect of psoriasis, itself. […]