8 Tips for People with Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that occurs when the cartilage between bone joints wears away, allowing bones to rub against each other. Osteoarthritis can cause pain, swelling, stiffness, and occasionally numbness.
Exercise Reduced Need for Hip Replacement
All surgery has risks, and a total hip replacement is no exception. Researchers may have found a way for some people with hip pain to avoid or delay the need for this surgery.
Healthier Hearts After Joint Surgery
For patients with arthritis, joint replacement surgery could mean more than relief from pain and stiffness. It might protect against heart disease too.
Rewards of Exercise Don't Stop with Age
Even in old age, physical activity can keep the body moving like it’s young. Being free to move and having less pain are always good.
Arthritis Limiting Activity for Millions of Americans
You want to hop on the bike, hit the tennis court or work on the car, but stiffness in the joints causes you to hold off. This may be a problem shared by millions of Americans, new research shows.
Healing and Surviving After Knee and Hip Replacements
For some people with aching bones and joints, knee or hip replacement surgery may be a treatment option. But pre-existing conditions may affect how a patient responds to surgery.
Knee Braces for Osteoarthritis Treatment
Osteoarthritis is the most common joint issue for middle-aged and older adults. The good news is that there may be a simple solution to help patients deal with the pain.
Lack of Social Ties Linked to Pain after Hip Replacement
If you're a social butterfly, it may do you some good if you're about to undergo hip replacement surgery.
Breaking a Sweat for a Better Life with OA
For patients who have osteoarthritis, aching knees don't always seem compatible with physical activity. But a new study shows that exercising may actually add healthy years to a patient's life.
Less Pain for Osteoarthritis Patients
For patients who have osteoarthritis, aching joints and loss of cartilage can lead to pain and difficulty with movement. Luckily, there are several options for managing this type of arthritis.