Were you looking for more information about Arthritis? Arthiritus is a common misspelling of arthritis.
The term "arthritis," which means joint inflammation, is used to describe more than 100 types of diseases and conditions that affect the joints. The condition can attack joints in almost any part of the body, causing joint pain, swelling, tenderness, and other problems. There is no single treatment that applies to everyone or every type of arthritis, but common treatment options may include medication, exercise and weight control, surgery, and other pain-relief options.
(Click Arthritis to find out what causes arthritis, to learn more about the effects of this condition, and for a list of common symptoms that may occur. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)