Category: Arthritis

Joint Care 0

Joint Care

Pain, stiffness, discomfort, swelling, and redness in the areas where 2 bones meet are common signs of joint damage. Osteoarthritis, the breakdown of cartilage in the joints, is a common disease often caused by...

A closer look at Arthritis 0

A closer look at Arthritis

Arthritis defies stereotypes. That’s because arthritis is not a singular, specific disease: There are more than 150 different types of arthritis in existence, affecting more than 50 million Americans and counting. Cases are expected...

Kneejerk Reaction 0

Kneejerk Reaction

By age 85, half the population can expect to develop knee osteoarthritis. But you can “bend” the stats in your favor with preventive care. Follow these guidelines to increase mobility, lessen pain, and perhaps...

Joint Efforts 0

Joint Efforts

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Taking action against arthritis 0

Taking action against arthritis

Think about what you did this morning. When you woke up, maybe you hit the snooze button a few times before getting out of bed and making your way—albeit groggily—to the bathroom. Maybe you...

Settle Down 0

Settle Down

If your legs seem to wake up just as you’re trying to wind down, you might have Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS). While it’s thought to be more common in older adults, this neurologic disorder...

Getting a Grip on Arthritis 0

Getting a Grip on Arthritis

If you experience joint discomfort, swelling, or stiffness, you might suspect arthritis. But what exactly is it? The 2 most common types are rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, and while they have different causes, their symptoms...

Not Just Growing Pains – Doctor’s Interview 0

Not Just Growing Pains – Doctor’s Interview

What is spondyloarthropathy? Dr. Lehman: The other name for that is enthesitis-associated arthritis. It’s a form of arthritis, which is fairly common in young boys and the early teenage years. It also affects some...

Less Exercise for Arthritis Patients 0

Less Exercise for Arthritis Patients

Middle-aged arthritis patients may need to give up their favorite physical activities to avoid surgery, according to orthopaedic surgeons. At the 69th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in Dallas, Arlen...

Leg Cramps 0

Leg Cramps

A leg cramp is a painful, involuntary contraction of a single muscle or group of muscles in the leg. Most commonly, leg cramps occur in the calf muscles, but the thing muscles can also...

Back Pain Treatment 0

Back Pain Treatment

Pamidronate is a medication and has been around for many years. It’s a medication for bone loss and was originally given to patients with high levels of calcium in the blood or to patients...

How common is back pain for Americans? 0

How common is back pain for Americans?

Back Pain is the most common pain disorder in the United States population. There are several hypotheses; the spine is a complex structure. It’s very important for us to stand and walk, so the...

Ankle replacement surgery 0

Ankle replacement surgery

Ankle replacement surgery has lagged behind total hip and total knee replacement surgeries. If you look at the volume of both of those procedures approximately 250,000 total hips are done in the United States...