What is Arthritis?

The term Arthritis refers to painful joints. This is a common medical condition, that can affect people of all ages and backgrounds.

The common symptoms associated with Arthritis can vary from types and people, but generally they involve the following:

  • Painful joints
  • Swelling around joints
  • Redness and heat in the joints
  • Stiffness and difficulty in movement


There are many forms of Arthritis, however the most common forms of Arthritis, that are generally associated with inflammation are: