Tag Archives: Joint Pain
A growing number of Americans are experiencing joint pain, according to latest research findings. In 2002, 10.5 million Americans suffered from severe joint pain, by 2014 this number has jumped to14.6 million, according to the CDC.
The CDC defines severe… Read More
Arthralgia and arthritis are two conditions that lead to joint pain. Arthralgia actually stems from the Greek term meaning joint pain. The main difference between arthralgia and arthritis is the presence of inflammation. Although arthralgia and arthritis may share many… Read More
Osteoarthritis and joint pain may be reduced with new 3D-printed cartilage, according to research. Associate professor Ibrahim T. Ozbolat said, “Our goal is to create tissue that can be used to replace large amounts of worn-out tissue or design patches.… Read More
Osteoarthritis risk increases with uric acid levels in joints. The researchers found the amount of uric acid found in-between one’s joints could shed light on the likelihood of developing severe osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a debilitating disease and there is currently… Read More
Knee osteoarthritis, the leading cause of pain and disability for seniors, is a condition in which the cartilage between the bones – the cushion – slowly wears away, allowing the bones to rub together. There is currently no cure… Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis and Chikungunya virus have similar symptoms, which can cause misdiagnosis. Chikungunya virus is transmitted through mosquito bites and has spread across the Caribbean and Central and South America. The main symptom of Chikungunya virus is joint pain and… Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis is a common problem causing joint inflammation, pain, stiffness, and swelling. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disease, and although there is no cure early intervention can improve a patient’s quality of life. But rheumatoid arthritis… Read More
Joint pain is a common problem that prevails with each passing year. Whether it’s in your cracking knees, your aching shoulders, or your strained lower back, joint pain can occur all over and put a damper on your daily life.… Read More
Unless brought by an injury, joint pain is usually caused by inflammation. Inflammation, normally, is intended to help speed up recovery and prevent damage, but oftentimes inflammation can actually be causing many problems including joint pain.
Joint pain can be… Read More
What we eat plays a large role in how we feel – joint pain included. Food is intended to fuel us, provide us with nutrients, and, most of all, make us feel good. But sadly, eating the wrong foods can… Read More
Aches and pains are somewhat of a normal occurrence the older we become, whether it is due to joint overuse or arthritis. With the onset of pain, many of us simply take some anti-inflammatory medications a few times a day,… Read More
Many orthopedic surgeons now believe there is evidence that rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis may be predicted through a person’s joint pain, diabetes status, and overall physical health.
Research presented to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons shows that an algorithm… Read More