Arthralgia of metatarsal joints A brief know - how
Arthralgia of tarsometatarsal joints, commonly known as rheumatoid arthritis, is an ailment wherein pain and impairment are inflicted on the joints, especially those of arms or legs.
An estimated two-fifths of the people who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis also observe symptoms in themselves that are not directly associated with the joints.
- Requires medical diagnosis
- Treatment may help alleviate pain, but this disease is incurable
- Lab tests or imaging usually required
- Chronic: this disease can persist for years or in some cases or be
This disease may usually affect many body parts not in the shape of a joint, such as the heart, salivary glands, bone marrow, eyes, etc. Rheumatoid arthritis identifies as a recurrent disease the pain and other symptoms may occur sporadically.
Ages affected Between 0 and 6: Rare; Between 6 and 20: Less often; 20 and above: Predominant
Requires medical diagnosis
Symptoms include joint pain and stiffness, fatigue, weight loss, distended joints, and so on.
People may experience
Pain areas muscles, joints, back
Joint stiffness or tenderness
Fatigue, weight loss
Skin rashes and irritation
Also common deformity of body organs, periods of excruciating pain
Changes introduced to the diet to make it more healthy and nourishing and home remedies may help alleviate the pain or reduce the inflammation in the affected parts.
Doctors usually prescribe nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and steroids to help curb symptoms.
We recommend patients to consult rheumatologists and physiotherapists on the Mfine (www.mfine.co) platform.