Knee osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis knee pain relief at home: Easy tips and natural remedies

Osteoarthritis knee pain relief at home can be achieved through natural remedies directed at easing the knee pain. Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis caused by wear and tear. Over time, the cartilage that cushions the bones of the joint wears thin, causing bone-on-bone friction. This is what causes the pain experienced in osteoarthritis. When here to read more

Simple trick to ease joint pain

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 for knee osteoarthritis, but there are medications and therapeutic techniques that can help you gain your here to read more

Knee osteoarthritis pain relief with placebo more effective than painkillers like acetaminophen: Study

Knee osteoarthritis pain relief with placebo has been found to be more effective than painkillers like acetaminophen, suggests study. You probably stick to the usual remedy of taking a pain reliever with acetaminophen, the over-the-counter drug that’s often an alternative to aspirin. It can take hours to kick in and doesn’t last very long. So here to read more

Tai chi benefits knee osteoarthritis

The ancient practice of tai chi has been found to offer benefits and improvements in patients with knee osteoarthritis when anti-inflammatory and physical therapies fail. Not only did tai chi benefit knee osteoarthritis, but it was found to improve well-being as well. Tai chi was found to be particularly beneficial for patients who are overweight here to read more

Painful knee osteoarthritis linked to higher mortality risk in women than hand osteoarthritis

Painful knee osteoarthritis is linked to higher mortality risk in women compared to hand osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a progressive form of arthritis which worsens over time. Osteoarthritis damages the articular cartilage and the joints. Knee osteoarthritis, specifically, is becoming a growing problem as the population continues to grow old. Women are typically worse off with here to read more

New surgical guidelines for knee osteoarthritis: AAOS

The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) has introduced new guidelines for patients undergoing surgery for knee osteoarthritis. The new guidelines aim to improve mobility and relieve pain that is associated with knee osteoarthritis. The guidelines are for total knee replacement (TKR), which is a common form of surgery for knee osteoarthritis. Chair of the here to read more

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 affected by osteoarthritis. Aging baby boomers are not only at a higher risk of being here to read more

Arthritis health news roundup 2015: Arthritis diagnosis and treatment breakthroughs

There are many varieties of arthritis that affect our aging population. Arthritis can be a debilitating condition and can limit movement and lead to pain and stiffness. In 2015 we saw much advancement in the field of arthritis: how mood can affect arthritis pain, ways arthritis patients can improve their condition, complications related to arthritis, here to read more

Women experience greater pain sensitivity with knee osteoarthritis

Knee osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis that affects the knee joint. It can result in pain, swelling and stiffness. Knee osteoarthritis can make daily tasks, such as walking and climbing stairs, quite difficult. However, a new study has revealed that when it comes to the pain associated with knee osteoarthritis, women have a greater sensitivity than here to read more