Articles relating to 'joint pain'
These popular medications cause falls and serious injury

joint pain, medication, painAs you get older there is a pretty good chance you are taking more medications to try to ease some of the discomfort you feel as you head into your golden years. However, you might not have guessed that some of these same medications can also lead to falls – and falls can mean serious injury, hospitalization, even … Read More

Seeking Pain Relief? More Options For You Than You Think

177725313Are you dealing with a bad back? Muscle aches? Sore joints?

It may be cold comfort, but you’re not alone –most primary care visits in the United States are related to complaints like these, for chronic musculoskeletal pain.

Research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons found that chronic pain of the musculoskeletal system … Read More

Why Hip Joint Pain Is More Significant Than You Thought

163052379Aching back and sore, stiff hips sound familiar?

When you think of hip joint pain, you most likely think that it only affects the elderly.

However, it is increasingly more common for younger individuals to visit their doctors with complaints of hip discomfort. Often this discomfort is a sign of a more sinister underlying condition that needs medical … Read More

Improving Joint Pain and Mobility in Seniors with New Form of Exercise

106481006For those with joint pain, arthritis or mobility problems, exercise is usually the last thing on their minds. Joint pain can make even the smallest movements quite painful, and swollen joints or other mobility problems can definitely severely limit the range of movement one can make.

However, although it may seem ironic, new studies have shown that exercise … Read More

This Saved My Mother’s Life. And Now It Could Save Yours – for FREE

101891086As I eagerly thumb these words into my iPhone, I keep glancing up wide-eyed at my mother swimming in her indoor condo pool with my two young sons. Splashing and laughing, my 70 year old mother picks up my three year old son and swings him around the pool, and then quickly swims away for cover as my … Read More

You Are Damaging Your Bones Everyday by Doing THIS

167573752The other night I was sitting in my study flipping through my usual medical journals, which I do to keep myself on top of all of the latest scientific findings. I find this process oddly relaxing, and it’s one of my favorite things to do. But when I saw the headline of one particular study, I nearly spilled … Read More

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