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A large attendance from across the Midlands attended an information evening in Athlone pertaining to ankylosing spondylitis (AS), the inflammatory arthritis which affects 4,000-6,000 people in Ireland and is most frequently diagnosed in young men.
The hip joint is one of the largest joints in our body and it plays a vital role in our movement, it can move forward, backward and rotate.
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in Ireland, affecting more than 400,000 people. Osteoarthritis is caused by wear and tear of cartilage in the joints. There has been an increase in the number of people with osteoarthritis in Ireland for two reasons; our ageing population and more obese people putting an increased strain on their joints.
Frozen shoulder, also known as Adhesive Capsulitis which means sticky shoulder describes this condition accurately it occurs in about 5% of the population. More common in women than men, most ladies in the beginning of the condition may find it hard to reach the clasp of their brassier, back pockets, worse at night and when lying on the affected side can be excruciating and affect sleep.
The Mayo branch of Arthritis Ireland is hosting an information evening about ground-breaking arthritis research in Ballina this Thursday.
Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy, has highlighted the fact that many children with juvenile arthritis are left waiting in pain for up to three years due to a lack of rheumatology consultant posts in the country.
Cannabinoids, particularly CBD, (now stocked by The Urban Pup) have the potential to treat a wide range of your pet’s ailments in an entirely natural, non-toxic way. CBD oil as a medical treatment is not yet scientifically established, but current research shows CBD oil to be an effective treatment for many common domestic pet ailments by helping to treat the underlying problem if related to ECS.
Did you know that there are more than 100 types of arthritis? Arthritic conditions range from extremely rare to run of the mill.
Would you like to learn more about rheumatoid arthritis and joint replacement? If so, you may be interested in attending a free patient education evening being held at the Galway Clinic.
An information evening on living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) will be held in Galway on Wednesday November 8. The event is organised by Arthritis Ireland and supported by MSD Ireland.