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Category Archives: Arthritis Pain

17 Aug, 2020

Is a Joint Replacement my Only Option?

Total joint replacements are not uncommon in today’s medical field. While there are many paths to a joint replacement, the most common is with aging. Frequently these replacements occur when the joint has degenerated and arthritis has progressed to cause a person pain and difficulty with daily activities. In other words, normal aging! These replacements

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2 Jun, 2020

The Why and Where of Arthritis

Pain due to arthritis is often chronic, and can cause very dull, achy and stiff feeling joints. Often times, the stiffness and achiness is worse after staying in one position for a prolonged period of time. For example: Sitting Sleeping Standing Why does arthritis happen and where? Arthritis commonly happens due to normal joint changes

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18 May, 2020

Osteoarthritis in the Knee

Osteoarthritis of the knee results from the breakdown of the cartilage (a protective tissue) that covers the end of the bones in the knee joint (femur and tibia). This breakdown of cartilage results in bone on bone (femur and tibia) contact which is the primary reason for pain associated with osteoarthritis of the knee. Age,

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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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