Exercise & Prevention

OA And Aerobics: A New Slant

An inclined walking exercise, Ramping provides the perfect low-impact workout for arthritis sufferers.

Chasing Pain: Its A Stretch

If you want to stay strong and flexible, resistance bands are an easy and convenient alternative to weights and machines.

Non-Surgery Options For Knee OA

There are a multitude of things you can do to manage your knee arthritis and, hopefully, reduce the likelihood that youll need joint replacement down the road. Most of these steps are fairly well known-from losing weight, to regular stretching and exercise, to finding the right medications to manage your pain. But what is not […]

Goodbye Gout

Imagine waking up in the middle of the night with your big toe throbbing fiercely-as if someone had poked it with a hot iron. Chances are you have gout. Acute gout attacks are unmistakable, says Dr. Brian Mandell, education program director of rheumatology and immunologic disease at The Cleveland Clinic. They are excruciating episodes usually involving a joint in the lower extremities and are characterized by redness, swelling, extreme pain, and skin sensitivity. …

Easing Morning Stiffness

The key is preparing your body before you get out of bed.