- July 1st, 2014
Arthritis is a painful, chronic disease that can have a major impact on quality of life. As joints deteriorate, simple tasks become difficult: opening a jar, walking to the mailbox, handling tools. With time, mobility becomes more restricted. What’s worse, arthritis sufferers must face the unkind reality that their condition may gradually worsen.Take control of your arthritis with these natural remediesBy Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc
- December 1st, 2013
Alicia Graf Mack grew up with a passion for ballet. It led her to an opportunity with the Dance Theatre of Harlem when she was just 17. After three good years there, Alicia began experiencing inflammation in her knee and ankle. She had surgery to repair a cartilage tear but the inflammation symptoms persisted.How Alicia Graf Mack learned to live her dream in spite of spondyloarthritisBy Amy Vergin
- November 1st, 2013
Arthritis has been with us forever, it seems. It’s a disease you may remember your grandparents complaining of (or, more likely, bearing in silence). It’s nothing exotic or rare, just the accumulation of wear on joints.
Or so we thought. New discoveries, however, are undermining some of what we once took for granted about this all-too-common debilitating condition.By Adam Swenson & Amy Vergin
- July 1st, 2013
Those of us who played high school sports remember our coaches giving us one iconic and sometimes ill-advised piece of medical advice: “Just walk it off.” It’s common (and understandable) for people dealing with osteoarthritis to avoid exercise—it hurts, after all.
- January 1st, 2013
While gout has been called “the disease of kings,” those afflicted feel anything but royal.Origins, Symptoms, and Natural RemediesBy Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc
- November 1st, 2012
For those suffering from osteoarthritis of the knees or hands, applying topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the form of creams, gels, or patches can bring weeks of pain relief, finds a new review by The Cochrane Library.
- August 1st, 2012
There are countless activities that many of us don’t think twice about. Using scissors, removing a cap from a bottle, or sometimes just getting out of bed can be daunting tasks for those who suffer from arthritis.Get creative with your remedy for relief.
- August 1st, 2012
Obesity and the painful autoimmune disorder rheumatoid arthritis are each becoming more common, raising a logical question: Could one have something to do with the other?
By studying medical records from 1980 to 2007, researchers found that rheumatoid arthritis cases rose by 9.2 percent per 100,000 women. Obesity accounted for 52 percent of the increase.
- July 1st, 2012
Osteoarthritis and various other forms of arthritis trouble over 20 million Americans. In fact, osteoarthritis is the second leading cause of disability in men over 50 years of age.
- January 1st, 2012
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