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Joint pain

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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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 & JointOsteoporosis
August 13, 2017

What you need to know about osteoporosis

Remember your mother telling you to drink your milk for strong bones and teeth? Was it true? What does science tell us? Today, we unpack the truths and myths of osteoporosis. What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease in which the density and quality of your bones is reduced. Your bones literally “thin” out and become brittle, increasing your risk for bone fractures. But there’s still much confusion about the silent disease. Myth 1: It’s not a common disease. Fact: Osteoporosis is responsible for more than 8.9 million fractures annually, resulting in an osteoporotic fracture every three seconds. Myth 2:…
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Bone, Muscle & Joint
May 17, 2016

4 Hot tips to soothe those winter joints

You don’t need a weather report to know that winter’s coming – the twinge in that old knee injury already warns you. And you aren’t imagining it: research shows that a drop in temperature can lead to more aches and pains. Here are some practical ways to manage your discomfort this winter. Food and drink make a difference Warm drinks help keep your body warm, and keeping your body warm will help alleviate joint pain. Don’t go for too much caffeine, but opt for tea and a hearty winter-soup. To further strengthen your bones, and decrease your risk of osteoporosis.…
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Bone, Muscle & Joint
November 20, 2015

7 Top reasons for joint pain

Ouch! Isn’t it such a let-down when something simple and reliable (like a knee or elbow) suddenly hurts, or stops working? If it hasn’t happened to you yet, you’re lucky! Here are the most common reasons for joint pain and what you can do about it: (more…)
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