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arthritis

Recipes
January 27, 2020

Broth recipes that could help with that joint pain

Try these delicious broths to strengthen your bones, and ease those achy joints.
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Recipes
May 12, 2019

3 tasty recipes to help with arthritis

An anti-inflammatory diet can be helpful in easing and controlling the painful symptoms of inflammation in conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. Here are three wholesome and hearty recipes to try.
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Bone, Muscle & Joint
April 8, 2019

Is your job causing your elbow pain?

If the outside of your elbow feels sore, tender or weak, you could have tennis elbow, even if you’ve never picked up a racquet in your life! Tennis elbow refers to pain on the outside of the arm, where your arm meets your elbow.
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ArthritisBone, Muscle & Joint
October 8, 2018

The 10 best foods for arthritis

Arthritis is a group of diseases that cause swelling, stiffness and pain in your joints. Arthritis can affect anyone, of any age. There are many types of arthritis. These include osteoarthritis, which develops if your joints are overused, and rheumatoid arthritis which develops if your immune system attacks your joints. No matter which type you have, living with arthritis can be tough as there’s no cure. But there are ways to manage the condition. Certain foods can help ease the symptoms by fighting inflammation (a condition where different parts of your body become reddened, swollen, hot, and often painful), and…
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ArthritisBone, Muscle & Joint
December 8, 2017

Make arthritis better with these simple steps

You’ve been diagnosed with arthritis – what does this mean? Arthritis is felt by pain in your joints. You may find these joints swelling, getting stiff and find it difficult to move. With arthritis, the pain can be worse on some days and mild on others. In severe cases, some people can’t walk or climb stairs. There is hope though. Surgery (like joint replacement) is a possibility that can help down the line. In the meantime, exercise can go a long way in easing your symptoms. Having arthritis is not a death sentence  There’s a lot you can do to…
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Bone, Muscle & Joint
December 8, 2017

How to get a frozen shoulder moving again

Are you suddenly having trouble reaching for your phone or the remote control? Do you sometimes need help to get dressed? The pain you’re feeling could be the result of a frozen shoulder. It’s uncommon in young people, and mostly affects men and women between the ages of 40-60 years. The gradual loss of movement in your shoulder (also known as “adhesive capsulitis”), is an inflammation of tissue surrounding the shoulder joint. The joint in the shoulder consists of a ball and socket that’s freely movable. When the shoulder is frozen, it simply means that the joint is stuck and…
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Bone, Muscle & Joint
November 8, 2017

Are your hips causing your neck pain?

Shakira may have misled us all with “Hips don’t lie” because a hip problem can disguise itself as knee, leg, or shoulder pain. An imbalance of the hips may cause neck and back pain. But how does that happen? When your hips, lumbar spine (lower back) and pelvis are out of alignment, your head, neck, and shoulders compensate for the problem. Think about it - every single joint is connected to every other joint. If one is out of whack, it affects the whole chain of joints. A joint connection Your joints allow movement and flexibility, and support all the…
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Arthritis
December 4, 2016

Take control of arthritis

The word “arthritis” describes joint inflammation or swelling, and it’s the name for a large group of more than 100 different conditions. The general symptoms are stiffness, pain and inflammation in the joints and softer structures around them. There is often swelling, redness, and reduced mobility, and these symptoms may worsen with age. Fortunately, there are arthritis treatments to help you cope. The earlier treatment is started, the more effective they will be. (more…)
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