Tag Archives: Arthritis
Osteoarthritis – the most common type of arthritis in the shoulder – is basically a degenerative condition of the joint. Rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory arthritis can affect the shoulder joint as well, but it’s a rare occurrence.
In osteoarthritis, the… Read More
In arthritis patients, even moderate physical activity can improve function in the arthritic limb. It is recommended that American adults partake in 150 minutes of physical activity a week, but unfortunately only one in 10 older adults with knee arthritis… Read More
Taking care of your joint health should be a priority, especially when you hear about the millions of people living with arthritis. Arthritis is really a term used to describe a lot of joint pain or joint diseases. There are… Read More
Managing arthritis during the holidays is important because arthritis pain and complications can really put a damper on your festive plans. When you’re bogged down by pain and stiffness you can’t enjoy the holidays to the fullest. To save you… Read More
“A broccoli serving a day will keep osteoarthritis away.” This may seem like a far-fetched statement, and truth be told, it is a bit of an exaggeration, but there is mounting evidence that there’s some truth behind it.
Considering the… Read More
Recent research suggests that people who suffer from inflammatory joint disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis, are at a higher risk for cardiovascular disease that could be better controlled if only preventative measures were adopted.
Although there is no definitive proof… Read More
Cervical spondylosis, also known as cervical osteoarthritis or neck arthritis, can be a painful and debilitating condition, but with proper care and treatment, many people who suffer from it can lead normal lives.
Cervical spondylosis is common as people age.… Read More
Hand arthritis can be prevented with exercise and natural remedies. Arthritis is a condition that causes inflammation of the joints. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis, which wears out the protective cartilage found between the joints. When cartilage… Read More
You’ve just had a refreshing good night’s sleep, but you can’t seem to get yourself out of bed because your joints hurt so badly. Why is this happening? Morning joint stiffness is a common problem among the elderly, but it… Read More
An arthritis drug may help treat persons with alopecia, which is an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss. The rheumatoid arthritis drug may actually help promote hair growth, based on findings from a small study.
The researchers found that over… Read More
The FDA has recently approved a new biologic drug to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases. Known as Erelzi, the drug is a biosimilar for Enbrel, which was previously approved by the FDA.
A biosimilar is a biological… Read More
Ulcerative colitis is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). If not well managed, it can lead to complications, including arthritis, uveitis, osteoporosis, and colon cancer. Ulcerative colitis causes inflammation of the large intestine, although the exact reason why this… Read More