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Quieting the inflammation noise

When you got out of bed this morning, were you pain-free? Or did your hips and knees ache? Did your hands feel stiff when you poured your tea? Many of my patients brush off these kinds of aches and pains, thinking they’re just normal signs of aging. As the years pass, many women find the pain ...read more

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Tired of swallowing calcium pills?

Do You Know that New Scientific Evidences have shown that those who took oral calcium supplements regularly were 86% more likely to have a heart attack than those who did not. Scientific Reference:. HeartJune 2012 Vol 98 No 12 Page 895 A large study of 24,000 men and women aged 35–64 years publ...read more

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10 Injuries might happen to you

There are hundreds of different sports injuries, but there are certain parts of the body that are more prone to damage than others. In fact, the top three categories comprise more than 80% of all sports injuries. Read on to find out which injuries are most common, as well as ways to prevent and trea...read more

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9 jobs bad for your joints

Construction Workers Working in the construction industry poses many arthritis risks. Lifting heavy weights incorrectly and without the right assistance is a significant arthritis risk factor. Another cause of arthritis is using tools that vibrate. “People who use air hammers cons...read more

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6 Myth about your arthritis

Myth 1 – All joint pain is arthritis. Fact: Other conditions, such as tendonitis, bursitis or other soft-tissue injuries also cause joint pain. Evaluation by a rheumatologist will lead to the right diagnosis and treatment. Myth 2 – Rain and damp weather worsen arthritis....read more

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Sleep is important for arthritis patient

Anyone who suffers from it knows that joint pain can have a significant effect on your life, restricting mobility and making it harder to complete even everyday tasks. But it's not just during the day that it can cause problems — sleep can be affected, too. Persistent, aching pain in the bac...read more

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5 Tips From Physical Therapist

Nearly everyone has experienced knee pain. Whether it’s caused by arthritis, excessive foot pronation or overuse of the muscles that protect this vulnerable joint, our knees take a knocking. In fact, knee arthritis is the single greatest cause of chronic disability among U.S. adults age 65 and...read more

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10 things you didn't know about arthritis

1: Young people do get arthritis When you think of arthritis, you might picture stiff, sore seniors, but the truth is, arthritis can affect women at any age, including during childhood. In fact, nearly 60% of people diagnosed are under age 65. Osteoarthritis, one of the most common types, typical...read more

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Fitness 101

You've decided it's time to start exercising. Congratulations! You've taken the first step on your way to a new and improved body and mind "Exercise is the magic pill," says Michael R. Bracko, EdD, FACSM, chairman of the American College of Sports Medicine's Consumer Information Committee. "Ex...read more

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Is your shoes hurting you?

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) accounts for more disability in the elderly than any other disease. Running, although it has proven cardiovascular and other health benefits, can increase stresses on the joints of the leg. In a study published in the December 2009 issue of PM&R: The journal of inju...read more

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Benefit from Gardening to Golf

Your arthritis doesn't have to slow you down this spring. Gardening, walking and golf are all activities you can do successfully with arthritis. Gardening is a great activity for maintaining joint flexibility, range of motion and quality of life. With a few simple modifications you can continue gard...read more

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How to prevent Joint Replacement

What Is Joint Replacement? Joint replacement surgery is removing a damaged joint and putting in a new one. A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, and shoulder. Sometimes, the surgeon will not remove the whole joint, but will only replace or fix the d...read more