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Ask the Doctor: Running Indoors or Outdoors; What Happens When You Throw Your Back...

Q: When I’m walking or running for exercise, does it matter if it’s on pavement, a...

Alternative to Spinal Fusion

Several joints in the body, such as the knee, hip, shoulder and ankle, can be replaced...

Could It Be Pseudogout?

The sudden appearance of a painful, warm, swollen joint often signals an attack of gout. The...

Is There an Arthritis Diet?

Many people with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or other types of arthritis want to know whether there...

How to Ease Hip Pain

Pain in the groin, stiffness at the hip and increased pain while walking are all signs...

In the News: Getting Enough Exercise; Knee Replacement Surgery; Diabetes Drugs & Gout; Distance...

Many Adults in U.S. Do Not Get Enough Exercise Engaging in regular physical activity is important for...

Anyone Can Get a Stress Fracture

Stress fractures occur most commonly in physically active younger people. But middle- and older-age adults get...

In the News: Exercise; Better Sleep; Vitamin D; Pseudogout

Exercise Reduces Risk for Falling Among Older Adults About one-third of adults ages 65 and older fall...

Healing Plantar Fasciitis

Stabbing pain in the heel when you first stand up in the morning is a sign...

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Your Heart

People who have rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may not be aware that they face a greater chance...

Choose the Right Shoes

Exercise is an important part of a comprehensive treatment approach for people with osteoarthritis. Walking is...

Ask the Doctors: Arthritis; Protein Requirements

Q: I broke my ankle about 15 years ago when I was 45. My doctor told...