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  • Knee Replacement
    Total knee arthroplasty - Is It Worth for stiff and sore knee joints?
    Total Knee Arthroplasty is a surgical procedure involving the replacement of diseased or degenerated knee joints with artificial parts. It is a highly normal operation, though it is only suggested to those with significant, crippling pain as a...
  • Diet Soda Aggravate Osteoarthritis Pain
    Does Diet Soda Aggravate Osteoarthritis Pain?
    What is osteoarthritis?Osteoarthritis is a form of arthritis that causes breakdown of joint muscles. This disease can affect any joint in the body. It causes the joint's cartilage to wear and tear causing severe pain on the patients....
  • Bad Sitting Posture at Work Leads to Chronic Back Pain
    How Bad Sitting Posture at Work Leads to Chronic Back Pain?
    It's the end of another long day at work. You drag yourself to the car and fight your way through traffic to your house. Once you get inside, you wonder how you can have such a massive back ache - after all, you've been sitting at a desk...
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    Prolotherapy shows efficiency for knee osteoarthritis.
    Regenerative injection therapy known as prolotherapy, has shown to improve consistently pain in people suffering from knee osteoarthritis in a small study published online in the journal of alternative medicine on March 17, 2014. Starting as early...
  • Knee injury
    Knee surgery in teens may lead to arthritis later in life
    Adolescents who have anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction – a type of surgery that uses a graft to replace a torn ligament in the center of the knee – are at greater risk for osteoarthritis later in life, suggests a small...
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    Food to avoid if you have arthritis
    Arthritis is defined in Wikipedia as "a form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints. There are more than 100 forms of arthritis." If you or someone you know is suffering from arthritis, especially in its most...
  • Glucosamine reported to lack benefit for knee cartilage deterioration
    Glucosamine reported to lack benefit for knee cartilage deterioration
    According to the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), 27 million Americans over the age of 25 years suffer from osteoarthritis; this is the most common type of arthritis and is the most common cause of disability among seniors. Many who suffer...
  • Buying a dietary supplement
    Does taking glucosamine do any good?
    On March 10, the latest study of glucosamine as a nutritional supplement was released by the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology. It is titled "The Joints on Glucosamine (JOG) Study: The effect of oral glucosamine on joint structure, a...
  • Soda hazardous for your health
    Health hazards of drinking soft drinks
    Drinking soft drinks or soda may have some very serious health consequences one being obesity.Diabetes is linked to drinking too much soda and other sugary drinks “the sugar death” called by some and the “liquid death” by...
  • Currently, osteoarthritis affects more than 20 million individuals in the US alone
    New UCLA study could reverse damage to joints
    A new study by UCLA stem cell researchers could lead to the growth of new articular cartilage; thus, avoiding the need for joint replacement surgery with artificial materials. They published their findings on published online on December 12 in the...
  • Knee pain
    Osteoarthritis linked to an increased risk for heart disease
    Older adults face higher risk for ischemic heart disease and congestive heart failureOsteoarthritis a condition in which the joint cartilage breaks down and causes pain and stiffness. It is commonly known that arthritis and heart disease. In fact,...
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    New study evaluates arthritis treatment in cats
    About 60- 90% of cats are thought to have some amount of arthritis, especially older cats (over 8). Arthritis is a degenerative disease affecting the joints of people and animals. Its symptoms include joint pain, stiffness, loss of mobility, and...
  • Osteoarthritis and You
    Osetoarthrits and you
    Osteoarthritis is the most typical form of arthritis, affecting more than 27 million people around the globe. Often named wear-and-tear, osteoarthritis occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of a person’s bones disintegrates over...
  • Reducing osteoarthritis
    Weight gain is a pain
    New studies have shown that people suffering from knee osteoarthritis can greatly reduce their pain by losing 10% of their weight. They can also improve their mobility and walk faster.Osteoarthritis is the leading cause of disability in older...
  • NSAID pain relievers may help treat arthritis patients' depression
    Study: Ibuprofen may ease depression symptoms in patients with arthritis
    According to Fox News on Friday, NSAID pain relievers may help reduce depression in patients with severe forms of arthritis, a new study suggests.According to the Centers for Disease Control, as many as 27 million Americans have osteoarthritis,...