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Exercises for Strength and Bones

 Subscribers OnlyCertain changes in our bodies are inevitable as we age. For example, we lose bone density, muscle mass, strength and...

Take a Stand for Your Health

“Standing is better than sitting because we have the benefits of motion,” says Cleveland Clinic physical...

Healing a Damaged Rotator Cuff

 Subscribers OnlyAching pain on the outside of your upper arm when you reach over your head or out to the side suggests a problem with...

In The News: July 2018

Following joint replacement or spine surgery, many patients are sent home from the hospital with a prescription for...

Understanding Gout

To really understand gout you have to realize that this dramatic event is a symptom of the disease and not the...

Turning to Acupuncture

 Subscribers OnlySuffering with chronic pain from arthritis, back problems and other medical conditions can make people desperate for...

Ask The Doctors: June 2018

I’ve had polymyalgia rheumatica for 10 years. I take low doses of prednisone. When I stop it, the symptoms...

Safeguard Your Bone Health

Millions of Americans, both women and men, have low bone density, putting them at risk for bone fractures. According...

What Is Inflammation?

Your achy joint that’s swollen and feels stiff is probably harboring inflammation. If you have arthritis...

Ease Into the Driver’s Seat

 Subscribers OnlyIf arthritis or back problems make driving a car difficult and painful, you may fear you’ll have to stop...

In The News: May 2018

To lose weight, should you be on a low-fat diet or a low-carbohydrate diet? It probably doesn’t matter as long...

Pain Relief for Knee Arthritis

Osteoarthritis in the knee is very common, especially as we get older, typically causing achy pain, mild swelling and...

Chronic Pain? Retrain Your Brain

 Subscribers OnlyIf painful arthritis interferes with your life and dominates your thoughts, consider working with a behavioral health...

What Is Arthritis?

 Subscribers OnlyArthritis, which affects over 54 million adults in the United States, is often misunderstood. It can be confusing...

In The News: April 2018

After declining every year from 2002 to 2012, the rate of hip fractures among women age 65 and older in the United...

Ask The Doctors: March 2018

Topical pain relievers can be one part of a multipronged approach to treating osteoarthritis. Some are available...

Coping with Psoriatic Arthritis

A greater understanding of psoriatic arthritis and an increasing number of medications available to treat it have had...

Walking for Wellness

 Subscribers OnlyWe all walk, simply to get around. But upping the amount and intensity of walking has health benefits. Cleveland...

Treating Painful Flat Feet

 Subscribers OnlyAre your feet getting flatter? They probably are to some extent. “Having flat feet that are functional and...

In The News: March 2018

A study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology (October 2017) found that regular exercise lowers your risk...

Relief for Neck Pain

Do you sometimes have a painful neck? If so, you are in good company. About half of us will experience neck pain some...

Update on Biosimilars

 Subscribers OnlyIf you are on a biologic drug for an inflammatory form of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic...

In The News: February 2018

Long-term exposure to air pollution was shown to be associated with more osteoporosis-related bone loss and greater...

Ankle Surgery: Fuse or Replace

When you think of joint replacement surgery, you’re probably thinking knees or hips. But other joints can be...

Ask The Doctors: January 2018

I just had my first gout attack. Do I need to take chronic medication to prevent the next attack? I would like to...

Knee Pain: Front and Center

Do you have pain in the front of your knee and feel a grinding sensation when you bend your knee? If so, you may have...