Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
What is the name of a hinge joint in the hand and foot?
knuckle interphalangeal joints and the joint between the humerus and ulna; the knee- and -ankel joints Knuckle...
Asked in Osteoarthritis
Does osteoarhtritis cause bumps like rheumatoid does?
Hard bony lumps or enlargements, called Heberden's nodes can appear In smaller joints, like the fingers on the first knuckle and/or Bouchard's nodes on second knuckle may form. These are not necessarily painful, however they stiffen the fingers significantly. Osteoarthritis in the feet can cause bunions making them red and swollen and eventually painful. ...
What does Fibromyalgia Do And how painful is it?
Fibromyalgia causes are currently unknown. It is a chronic condition and causes stiffness and pain of the muscles and joints. The severity of the pain is different for different people. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Arthritis
Why do people who have arthritis have stiff joints?
It is caused by the inflammation in the joints. The more inflamed the joints are, the stiffer and more painful they become. ...
Asked in Ford Explorer XLT, Ford Ranger XL
Why wont the steering knuckle come free from the ball joints on a 1991 ford explorer?
If you have a factory steering knuckle, ford designed them for the ball joints to not be removable. If you are thinking that your ball joints are bad for some reason, you will need to get after market steering knuckles, and ball joints for replacement. Costly, I know but worth it. I suggest MOOG, I've always have had good experience with them. ...
Asked in Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
What VDs cause painful urination?
Gonorrhea is the sexually transmitted disease that causes painful urination. It is treatable with modern antibiotics but left untreated can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease and can even affect joints and heart valves. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Arthritis, Alternative Treatments for Conditions or Diseases, Autoimmune Diseases
What if your finger joints are swollen and painful but have been diagnosed with not having arthritis?
It could be calcium deposits in the joints.
Where did the myth knuckle cracking causes arthritis originate?
No doubt because when considering the noise it makes and the fact that it seems an irritation or interference with the joints it would be an easy conclusion to come too. however there is no evidence that this is the case. ...