Were you looking for information about Arthritis? Artritus is a common misspelling of arthritis.
Arthritis -- inflammation of the joints -- is one of the most common diseases in the United States. The most common forms of arthritis are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, and gout. Half of all people age 65 and older are affected by arthritis. Symptoms include joint swelling and stiffness, and tenderness or pain when touching a joint. Some of the warning signs for arthritis include lasting joint pain, joint swelling, and problems using or moving a joint normally. Treatment for arthritis depends on the specific type, and can include exercise and medication.
(For more information on the types and warning signs of arthritis, click Arthritis to read the full eMedTV article. This article offers an in-depth look at the disease and its progression.)