• 02 JUL 20
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    Soft Tissue injuries

    What is tendonitis and BURSITIS? Tendonitis is inflammation of the cord-like structure located where a muscle narrows down to join a bone. This structure called tendon, transmits the pull of the muscle to the bone to cause movement. Inflammation of the tendon is called tendinitis. In addition, Tenosynovitis means inflammation of the sheath that surrounds

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    • 30 JUN 20
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    Sjogren’s syndrome

    What is Sjogren’s syndrome? Sjogren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease characterized by dryness of the mouth and eyes. Autoimmune diseases feature the abnormal production of extra antibodies in the blood that are directed against various tissues of the body. This particular autoimmune illness features inflammation in glands of the body that is responsible for producing

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    • 30 JUN 20
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    Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

    Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) What is RA? Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic, progressive and disabling autoimmune disease affecting 1% of the world adult population. It affects approximately 3 times more women than men and onset is generally between 40 – 60 years of age. Any joint may be affected but it is commonly the hands, feet

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    • 01 JUL 20
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    Reactive Arthritis

    Reactive Arthritis What is reactive arthritis? Reactive arthritis is a type of arthritis in which the joints become painful and swollen after an infection. The infection might have been in the intestines, genitals, or the urinary tract.   Who gets reactive arthritis? It most commonly affects men aged between 20 and 40. This is because

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