More Bones

Thaw Out Frozen Shoulder

 Subscribers OnlyPain and stiffness in your shoulder that limits mobility can have several possible causes. One of them is a frozen...

Troubleshooting Knee Pain

Do you have pain in your knee? If you haven’t suffered a sudden injury and are in middle or older age, you may...

Reactive Arthritis & NSAIDs

I’ve been diagnosed with reactive arthritis. Is this a chronic condition or will it go away? I’ve been...

Osteoarthritis vs. Osteoporosis

The two conditions osteoarthritis and osteoporosis sound very similar, and many people get confused. While they share...

In The News: August 2017

Grating, cracking or popping sounds can emanate from joints (called crepitus). A study published in the journal...

Wrist Surgery & Lyme Disease

Rheumatoid arthritis commonly affects the hands and wrists. Medications and nondrug measures, such as physical...

Don’t Give up on Golf

Swinging a golf club can be hard on arthritic joints, including in the spine, hips, shoulders and hands. To ease the...

Do You Need a Supplement?

Treating the pain and functional limitations of joint conditions like arthritis and back aches requires a...

In The News: July 2017

Women who eat a healthy diet appear to have a lower chance of getting rheumatoid arthritis, according to a study...

Stop Worrying and Start Walking

 Subscribers OnlyThere’s no doubt that movement helps joints. But pain, weakness and fear of falling may get in the way of being...

Treating Low Back Pain

 Subscribers OnlyFor longstanding low back pain, the guidelines suggest exercise (guided by a physical therapist), acupuncture,...

The Challenge of Fibromyalgia

Even though no blood, imaging or other test can confirm a diagnosis of fibromyalgia, it is a real medical condition,...

Gardening with Arthritis

 Subscribers OnlyIf arthritis is making it difficult to continue enjoying the pleasures of cultivating a garden, you will probably...

In The News: May 2017

Some bone loss occurs in everyone with age. For women at menopause, this process speeds up. A study published in the...

Osteoporotic Spine Fractures

 Subscribers OnlyFor people with the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, the greatest concern is a broken bone. Once the bones of the...