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Title: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis


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Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment of Rheumatoid
Arthritis Your Job Can Cause Lower Back Pain
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  • Rheumatoid Arthritis or RA is one of those
    chronic diseases that can be marked by the
    symptoms of inflammations and pain in the joints.
  • RA can affect several organs of our body,
    especially the 4 joints and lower back and the
    symptoms of RA are,
  • Joint pain
  • Joint swelling
  • Joint stiffness
  • Deformities in the joint
  • The symptoms will appear to be very mild and soon
    enough they will become severe, so it is
    important not to neglect the early signs and seek
    best Rheumatoid Arthritis treatment Singapore as
    soon as possible. The sooner you go for the RA
    treatment, it will become much easier for the
    healthcare provider to treat your problem.   

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Diagnosis
  • When you will go to the doctor, he/she will ask
    you about the symptoms and will check your
    medical history. After that, they will perform
    the necessary physical examinations, such as
  • Looking for swelling and redness
  • Examine the joint function and range motion
  • Touching the affected area to check the
    tenderness
  • Test reflex and muscle power
  • Sometimes, one physical examination is not
    enough, so the rheumatologist may ask you to take
    several tests that may include the blood test
    too. They may also ask you to do some imaging
    tests like the ultrasound test or X-ray test or
    MRI to find out the root of the problem.

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Treatment
  • Fortunately, you can go through several
    treatments for RA, such as
  • Medications
  • Alternative medications, like Traditional Chinese
    Medicine
  • Dietary changes
  • Certain exercise
  • Some home remedies for RA are,
  • Doing the prescribed exercises
  • Getting enough rest
  • Heat and cold therapy

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Your Job Can Cause Lower Back Pain
  • Almost everyone suffers from lower back pain all
    over the world and most of the time, it happens
    due to jobs we do or the way we maintain our
    posture. A person can get affected by lower back
    pain after the age of 20, but it can happen to
    the children as well and more than 80 of the
    population all over the world is suffering from
    lower back pain.
  • Causes
  • Heavy lifting
  • Bending the trunk forward
  • Falls
  • Prolonged sitting
  • Smoking
  • Obesity etc

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  • Symptoms
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  • At the start, you will feel sensations at your
    lower back area and gradually the pain will rise
    and will feel like a stabbing ache. Sometimes,
    acute lower back pain can show up after massive
    or minor injuries or accidents. If your lower
    back pain is bothering you for more than 1-2
    months, then that is not a normal condition and
    without any delays, you must seek treatment
    for lower back pain Singapore.
  • If you are involved in one of the following
    fields, the chances of getting back pain are
    higher.
  • Baggage handlers
  • Surgeons
  • Bus or cab drivers
  • Healthcare providers
  • Construction workers
  • Farmers
  • Firefighter and Police
  • Janitors
  • Employees with desk jobs
  • Source URL https//painccare.wordpress.com/2020/0
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    d-arthritis-your-job-can-cause-lower-back-pain/

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Contact Us
  • Singapore Paincare Center
  • Address Paragon Medical Centre 290 Orchard Road
    18-03 Singapore 238859
  • Tel65 6235 6697
  • Fax65 6235 6846
  • Email Address enquiries_at_paincarecenter.com.sg
  • Website https//paincarecenter.com.sg/
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