Tag Archives: Joints

Why your joints hurt the most in the morning

By: Bel Marra Health | Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 11:00 AM

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

Weight loss protects knees, MRI study

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Monday, November 30, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Weight loss protects knees, MRI study

MRI studies have revealed that substantial weight loss can significantly lower degeneration of knee cartilage in individuals who are overweight or obese. Obesity is a risk factor for osteoarthritis, a condition where degeneration of joints occurs. The knees are commonly… Read More

Crepitus knee pain and arthritis

By: Emily Lunardo | Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 04:00 PM
Previous studies suggest obesity, higher BMI raise meniscal tear risk

Crepitus, although typically harmless, can be a sign of arthritis. Crepitus is a condition characterized by the popping, cracking or grinding of the joints in the body. It is most common in joint or knee cracking. It can even be… Read More

Facts about psoriatic arthritis

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 04:34 AM
Study finds gene similarities for Sjögren’s syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus

There are over 100 different types of arthritis, ranging from mild to quite severe. Arthritis commonly effects the joints as a result of inflammation. Arthritis can affect anyone at any age and nearly three out of five people living with… Read More

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