Fibromyalgia Tender Points
Trigger points, or tender points, are used to diagnose fibromyalgia. People who have fibromyalgia experience abnormal sensitivity when light pressure is applied to at least 11 out of 18 specific areas on the body.
How to Make an Arthritis-Friendly Home
Assistive devices for arthritis can help make everyday tasks easier. Check out this room-by-room guide for people living with arthritis.
Spinal Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Arthritis of the Spine)
WebMD looks at spinal osteoarthritis and examines the causes, symptoms, and treatments of this painful back condition.
Osteoarthritis Treatment Options
Aside from weight reduction and avoiding activities that exert excessive stress on the joint cartilage, there is no specific treatment to halt cartilage degeneration or to repair damaged cartilage in osteoarthritis.
Hip Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Arthritis of the Hip)
WebMD examines osteoarthritis of the hip joint and how to manage the pain and difficulties associated with it. From prevention to surgery and other treatments, here’s information you can use to understand and help manage hip osteoarthritis.
Foot and Ankle Osteoarthritis
WebMD looks at osteoarthritis of the foot and ankle, including what causes it and how to treat the pain.
Osteoarthritis of the Knee: Hyaluronic Acid Joint Injections
Hyaluronic acid joint injections are one treatment for osteoarthritis of the knee. Learn about about what they are and when they're given.
Osteoarthritis Pain Medicine: Risks and Benefits
If you have osteoarthritis, consider the risks and benefits of different pain relievers to make the decision that is best for you.
Hand Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Arthritis of the Hand)
WebMD looks at osteoarthritis of the hand, from causes to treatments, including exercises and surgery. Learn how to manage the pain of hand osteoarthritis.
Relaxation Tips for People With Arthritis
If you have arthritis, read these relaxation tips for reducing stress.