arthritis arthritis  /ɑrθ ˈraɪ təs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) inflammation of a joint or joints

Usage(s):

  1. As debilitating as osteoarthritis can be, it at least develops gradually.
  2. An ancient Greek doctor named Paul of Aegina treated patients for arthritis by stewing them in wolf broth.

News

  1. Knee Replacement Often Beneficial for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study

    Title: Knee Replacement Often Beneficial for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study Category: Health News Created: 6/20/2013 8:36:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 6/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
    on June 22, 2013     Source: MedicineNet.com

  2. Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi program to begin in July in Roseland

    ROSELAND – The Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi program will take place at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, at the East Hanover Volunteer Fire Dept. Building, 323 Ridgedale Ave., East Hanover.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Progress

  3. Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment May Not Work As Well for Heavier Patients

    Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment May Not Work As Well for Heavier Patients Category: Health News Created: 6/18/2013 12:35:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 6/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
    on June 20, 2013     Source: MedicineNet.com

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Quotes

  1. "There's a little bit of arthritis which is not totally unnatural but there's also some other things that come from what they can understand from trauma or a crash or maybe just years of beating it up," Gordon said. "Heck, I don't know; I...
    on May 1, 2009 By: Jeff Gordon Source: USA Today

  2. "He confirmed what the team told me, that they think it's an arthritis type of thing," Urlacher said.
    on Oct 28, 2007 By: Brian Urlacher Source: Tucson Citizen

  3. "I feel like I'm 20 again - but with arthritis," joked Stallone. "I try to ignore the scepticism about my age and just get on with making films. The stunts in Rambo were pretty hard, but I still did all but one of them myself."
    on Feb 13, 2008 By: Sylvester Stallone Source: UK Express

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