It seems the older we get, the more our bodies become susceptible to sudden, inexplicable aches and pains, especially in the joints. After all, we use them all the time. Aches and pains in the hands are a particularly common complaint. And it can be ... Read More
Do your knee joints sometimes remind you of “Rice Krispies” cereal? You know, “Snap,” “Crackle,” and “Pop”? Regardless of your age, noisy knees are pretty common. But, if they’re constantly making music, should it be cause for conce... Read More
A group of inflammatory diseases known as spondyloarthritis can have devastating effects on the spine, extremities, shoulders, and hips. With differing symptoms from those of arthritis, these conditions seem to target males, with some cases found in ... Read More
A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that serves as a cushion to the bones, tendons, and muscles that surround your joints. The job of the bursae is to reduce friction between the moving parts of your joints and help prevent damage from developing in the co... Read More
Inflammation is the culprit behind a surprising number of diseases. Just about anything in your body can become inflamed. Most people still associate inflammation with joint pain and muscle injuries, but inflammation can crop up in your digestive sys... Read More
According to the Arthritis Foundation, nearly half of all people in their 60s and 70s suffer from arthritic foot pain.
Don’t be surprised if you find yourself screaming out, “Ouch, my aching feet,” especially if you are over the age of 60.
Arth... Read More
Among the different forms of arthritis, osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common by far and affects millions worldwide. It is known as a “wear and tear” condition, because it occurs when the cartilage in the joints is worn away over time. It affect... Read More
Hands are one of the most common (and inconvenient) places for people to experience arthritis.
As arthritis wears away at the cartilage and cushioning in the joints, it causes inflammation, pain, and stiffness. Simple tasks like gripping a utensil, t... Read More