Types of Arthritis

  • Bursitis

    A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that cushions a joint. When a bursa becomes inflamed, the condition is known as bursitis.

  • Gout

    Gout is marked by inflamed, painful joints because of the formation of crystal deposits in them.

  • Infectious Arthritis

    Infectious arthritis is an infection in the joint fluid and tissues. Different bacteria and viruses can infect a joint and usually are associated with a person's age.

  • Osteoarthritis

    Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a chronic, degenerative, joint disease that affects mostly middle-aged and older adults.

  • How to Prevent Osteoarthritis

    The less unnecessary stress you put on your joints, the less likely they are to wear out prematurely.

  • Psoriatic Arthritis

    Psoriatic arthritis is a form of arthritis associated with psoriasis, a chronic skin and nail disease.

  • Reactive Arthritis (Reiter's Syndrome)

    Reactive arthritis, also known as Reiter's syndrome, is a type of arthritis that occurs as a reaction to an infection somewhere in the body.

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    Detailed information on ankylosing spondylitis, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Detailed information on juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, including cause, symptom, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Fibromyalgia

    Detailed information on fibromyalgia, including cause, triggers, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Detailed information on rheumatoid arthritis, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment