Ray of Light Acupuncture, P.C. NANA EFREM M.S. BOARD CERTIFIED LICENSED ACUPUNCTURIST
Arthritis describes several conditions that are characterized by painful, swollen, and stiff joints. The most common types of arthritis are rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory diseases, while osteoarthritis is degeneration of joints due to age.
Arthritis is a rheumatic disease, meaning that it affects joints and the connective tissue. Thus, many types of arthritis, of which there are over a hundred, may cause symptoms that affect various organs in the body. It is common for patients suffering from certain forms of arthritis to experience gland swelling, fever, weight loss, fatigue, and generally feeling sick.