Latest Arthritis News
(HealthDay News) -- Arthritis occurs when inflammation, swelling and fluid build-up affect the joints.
The American Podiatric Medical Association says possible causes of arthritis of the feet include:
- Injuries, notably untreated ones.
- Bacterial and fungal infections that affect the joints.
- Use of either illegal or prescription drugs.
- Complications of an autoimmune disease.
-- Diana Kohnle
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