Arthritis is a condition that refers to any disorder of the joints. Normally, it is an inflammation caused in one or multiple joints at the same time. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis with different causes and treatments. Rheumatic diseases are also characterized by inflammation caused in the supporting connection of our body, such as tendons, bones, ligaments, muscles, and Joints.
Arthritis is a type of rheumatic disease. If you feel any inflammation or any symptoms of arthritis or rheumatic disease, you need to visit your local physician. There are so many different conditions that can cause arthritis and it is better to identify the cause at an early stage and follow medication or any other treatment practice.
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