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Arthritis Neutral Bay, Sydney NSW

The definition of arthritis is the swelling and inflammation of one or more joints causing tenderness, stiffness and joint pain. Typically, arthritis gets worse with age; however, it can affect anyone, at any age, including children. There are 2 main types of arthritis named osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

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What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a common condition that affects 1 in 6 Australians. The term “arthritis” is actually more of an umbrella term for over 100 medical conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system. Specifically, arthritis affects joints where 2 or more bones meet together. The condition causes damage to the joints which usually results in stiffness, tenderness and pain in the affected area.

Anyone can experience arthritis, including children and young people. Similarly to dementia, many people incorrectly believe that arthritis is just part of getting older. Actually, 2 out of 3 people suffering with arthritis are between 15 and 60 years old and can affect anyone from any background.

If you have symptoms of arthritis, you should consult your doctor. You should receive an examination of your joints and you could receive an x-ray depending on the severity and your situation. It can take a little while to diagnose the specific type of arthritis that you may have and you could be referred to a rheumatologist.

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Arthritis Frequently Asked Questions

Please see below answers to frequently asked questions we get from our clients regarding Arthritis:

What are the most common forms of arthritis?

There are over 100 conditions that are linked to the term arthritis and all of these affect your joints in some way. The most common forms are:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Gout
  • Ankylosing spondylitis

Some forms of arthritis can also affect other parts of the body as well as joints such as the eyes.

What are the symptoms of arthritis?

All forms of arthritis affect your joints. The most common symptoms are:

  • Stiffness
  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Warmth
  • Pain
  • General under-the-weather feeling

If you feel that you may be suffering with symptoms of arthritis, you should consult your doctor.

How can I tell if I have arthritis?

Joint pain is quite often not arthritis and there are many different reasons why you may be experiencing it. Injuries are a common reason for joint pain and sometimes you may experience stiffness and tenderness if you have used your joints in an unusual manner.

If you are experiencing joint pain that has no clear reason to be present, lasts for more than just a few days and appears with warmth, swelling and redness, you should consult your doctor for a check-up.

How serious is arthritis?

In Australia, an estimated 4 million people are suffering from arthritis and it is the leading cause of chronic pain in the country. Additionally, arthritis is the second most common cause of retiring early due to health problems and disability. If you are suffering with joint pain that has no clear cause, please contact your doctor today.

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