Currently viewing the category: "Arthritis"

The number of A.C.L. operations at 26 children’s hospitals in the United States has soared as more children and adolescents play sports that involve twisting the knee

When Jason Lalli tore his left anterior cruciate ligament at age 26, he thought he would be fine […]

Read More...

The cause of rheumatoid arthritis, a systemic autoimmune disease, is unknown. But certain genes and environmental factors, such as smoking, are linked to the disease process. Now Mayo Clinic research suggests a new link: the composition of gut microbes.

Veena Taneja, Ph.D., an immunologist at Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine, recently demonstrated a relationship […]

Read More...

Will physical activity reduce or increase your arthritis pain? Get tips on exercise and other common concerns when coping with arthritis symptoms and arthritis pain.

Arthritis is a leading cause of pain and disability worldwide. You can find plenty of advice about easing the pain of arthritis and other conditions with exercise, medication and stress […]

Read More...

By Anna Papageorgiou 

Almost 40,00,000 North Americans have some form of Arthritis. Studies have shown that regular low impact exercise helps reduce the pain due to Arthritis. Gone are the days when people with arthritic joints were told to rest, restrict their activities and just learn to live with the pain. It is now well […]

Read More...

Almost 40,000,000 North Americans have some form of arthritis.  Studies have shown that regular low impact exercise helps reduce the pain due to arthritis.  Gone are the days when people with arthritis joints were told to rest, restrict their activities and just learn to live with the pain.  It is now well accepted that people […]

Read More...