Exercise before knee or hip replacement surgery provides multiple benefits, including faster recovery and less pain, according to a study published in the October 15, 2006 issue of Arthritis & Rheumatism. Seventy-eight arthritis patients were assigned to an exercise or education group before undergoing surgery.
According to a recent U.S. Census Bureau report, Americans buy more than two billion pairs of shoes each year. Although this is great news for footwear manufacturers, it fails to mention the number of customers who are unhappy with their purchases including the countless men and women with chronic arthritis-related foot and ankle pain that is made worse by the shoes they wear. …
Falls are the leading cause of accidental death among people over the age of 75 and the second leading cause of accidental death among people age 45-75.
Your bones, like all living tissue, need a constant source of oxygen-rich blood. If the blood supply is disrupted, cells in the bone begin to die and osteonecrosis, or bone death, results. Ultimately, the bone weakens and collapses.
If youve been racking up miles of exercise through walking, be warned: You may not be doing enough.
You owe it to yourself to be satisfied with a treatment plan.
NSAIDs, commonly used to relieve arthritis pain, may prevent or delay development of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Loss of bone mass doesnt have to be a consequence of aging. Try these exercises to prevent or reverse bone-thinning disease.
Recent studies show an ominous connection between arthritis and cardiac risk. You can reduce the odds with early screening for both.
That sharp, shooting pain in your neck or lower back may be a herniated disc. The good news is that it can be treated without surgery.
Interactions between arthritis meds can produce more than ugly side effects - they can also be fatal. How not to become a statistic.
To prevent injury and increase flexibility, you need to do both - but the guidelines have changed.