What is Podagra?
by: Arlene Gentallan
''Great toe pain.''
Podagra is the popular name of Gouty Arthritis when it's affected joint is the Great Toe. Podagra means "foot pain." The inflammation (pain, redness, swelling, warmth) of the big toe is due to the accumulation of urate crystals in it.
Did you know that Podagra is the most common form of Gouty Arthritis? You hear it right, the Big Toe is the most commonly affected joint by Gout.