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Category Archives: Arthritis Pain

25 Feb, 2020

Osteoarthritis VS Rheumatoid Arthritis

What is arthritis and who can get it? Arthritis is actually not a single disease, but rather an informal way of referring to joint pain or inflammation. Two of the most prevalent types of arthritis are, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. While arthritis is often associated with increased age, people of all ages, sexes, and lifestyles

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13 Feb, 2020

The Knee and Arthritis

Arthritis is a degenerative joint condition that occurs overtime. Our joints wear down over our lifetime, and the cartilage or cushioning layer on our bones disappears. When this layer is gone your bones begin to rub other bones. What you might not realize is that knee arthritis specifically, impacts every age group. Knee Arthritis Symptoms:

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10 Dec, 2019

Strengthen, Lengthen, and Reduce Pain in Our Joints

Joint health is something that ALL ages need to be concerned about, not just older populations. The more we educate ourselves, the less likely we are to develop joint conditions like arthritis or general joint pain and stiffness. Healthy joints are key to living a pain free life. Unfortunately, nearly half of Americans over the

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16 Oct, 2019

Inflammation of Our Joints

The term arthritis is often used in everyday conversation with family and friends and is usually associated with topics of joint pain. What Arthritis Is… This term refers to the inflammation of a joint. The two most common forms of arthritis: Rheumatoid arthritis, often abbreviated to “RA,” Osteoarthritis, often abbreviated to “OA.” RA is more

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13 Aug, 2019

Arthritis Making it Hard to Move…

The change in weather brings some less pleasant symptoms like joint stiffness, pain and inflammation. Arthritis symptoms can increase with changes in weather. But there are ways you can manage the pain and also increase your activity level. You’ve probably heard the word ‘osteoarthritis’ but what exactly does it mean and what are the symptoms?

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6 Aug, 2019

How to Relieve Arthritis Pain Naturally

Do you find your knees or hips hurting after sitting for too long? Has bending or squatting become difficult or even painful? This is a common complaint of people with knee or hip osteoarthritis. Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says that 1 out of every 2 people will have symptoms

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30 Jul, 2019

Physical Therapy Helps Reduce Arthritis Pain

You’ve probably been out somewhere and you, a friend, or family member say that they were stiff, or even heard them predict the weather because of how they were feeling.  It’s pretty common from middle age and on to have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis involves the degeneration of the joints, more specifically the cartilage

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10 Jul, 2019

Your Knee and Arthritis

Arthritis is a degenerative joint condition that occurs overtime. Our joints wear down over our lifetime, and the cartilage or cushioning layer on our bones disappears. When this layer is gone your bones begin to rub other bones. What you might not realize is that knee arthritis specifically, impacts every age group. Knee Arthritis Symptoms:

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6 Jul, 2019

Motion is Lotion

You have probably heard a thousand times, “If you crack your knuckles, you’ll get arthritis.” Well guess what, this isn’t true! Cracking your knuckles isn’t really the main culprit (or culprit at all) for arthritis, I can tell you that NOT moving your joints will get you there much faster. So what is Arthritis really?

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29 Jun, 2019

How Much “Wiggle” is in Your Joints?

Joint mobility is the amount of movement that occurs within a single joint. This is not just how high you can raise your arm or how far you can bend your knee, it also is how much or how little “wiggle” there is within a joint. This “wiggle” is known as mild, moderate, or severe,

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