Gout and pseudo-gout
Do you have pain or joint swelling? Pseudo-gout is a type of arthritis which can cause painful joint swelling. Pseudo-gout and gout are both caused by crystal deposits that occur in the joint. The difference is that they are caused by different crystals. They are the two most prevalent crystal-induced arthropathies. Many of their characteristics are the same. Both, for instance, can cause unexpected pain in joints, often times without any warning. A difference is that each condition impacts different joints.
When it comes to gout, there is often discomfort in the big toe ? the wrist, heels or tips of the fingers can also show signs. Pseudo-gout, on the other hand, might impact the knee, shoulder, ankle or hip. If you happen to have gout or pseudo-gout, then you know how painful and uncomfortable it can be. You understand that some days might be difficult to get out of bed because of stiffness and discomfort. We want to help. Talk to us about gout and pseudo-gout treatment in NYC.