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In 2004, a large clinical trial of arthritis sufferers taking the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) Vioxx for their condition were found to have double the normal risk of a heart attack, and the drug was yanked from the market.
That means deterioration of the surface of the bone itself and the connecting tissues that cushion and stabilize bones of a joint like the knee, which is what arthritis is all about.
Swearingin has extremely painful psoriatic arthritis.
People with a history of trauma to the knee, for example, are three to six times more likely to develop arthritis in that knee.
Bruno's disability, a forever-bent leg caused by caprine arthritis encephalitis, usually prevents him from making the long walk from his pen to the field to join the monthly yoga sessions on the farm.
Other research also suggests, left-handers also have a lower rate of arthritis and ulcers.
Bodry founded of the Challenge Center, a nonprofit sports complex in La Mesa that provides long-term physical therapy rehabilitation programs to people in need — from from arthritis to paralysis — regardless of their ability to pay.
With millions of baby boomers experiencing the miseries of arthritis, the need is great and growing.
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medical : a disease that causes the joints of the body to become swollen and painful
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