Will 'Unloading' Shoes Help Your Arthritic Knees?

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: jleff
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For reducing pain from arthritic knees, "unloading" shoes don't offer a leg up over conventional walking shoes, new research indicates.
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For reducing pain from arthritic knees, "unloading" shoes don't offer a leg up over conventional walking shoes, new research indicates.

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FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News)—For reducing pain from arthritic knees, "unloading" shoes don't offer a leg up over conventional walking shoes, new research indicates.

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New Treatment Shows Promise for Crippling Knee Arthritis

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: jleff
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For those who suffer debilitating arthritis in their knees, researchers report in a small study that just one injection of stem cells can reduce pain and inflammation.
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For those who suffer debilitating arthritis in their knees, researchers report in a small study that just one injection of stem cells can reduce pain and inflammation.

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FRIDAY, June 24, 2016 (HealthDay News)—For those who suffer debilitating arthritis in their knees, researchers report in a small study that just one injection of stem cells can reduce pain and inflammation.

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Alternative Treatment for Arthritic Knees is as Effective as Physical Therapy

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: jleff
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Legions of arthritis sufferers try physical therapy and anti-inflammatory drugs to no avail. Now, a new study looks East for relief--to the martial art tai chi. Researchers concluded that tai chi offers an alternative to physical therapy for common knee osteoarthritis--and it might also boost well-being.
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Legions of arthritis sufferers try physical therapy and anti-inflammatory drugs to no avail. Now, a new study looks East for relief--to the martial art tai chi. Researchers concluded that tai chi offers an alternative to physical therapy for common knee osteoarthritis--and it might also boost well-being.

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MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Legions of arthritis sufferers try physical therapy and anti-inflammatory drugs to no avail. Now, a new study looks East for relief -- to the martial art tai chi.

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Chickenpox Rates Have Decreased Significantly

  • Posted on: 14 August 2015
  • By: helen
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Chickenpox cases have decreased sharply since 1995 for several reasons—read on to learn why.

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THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chickenpox cases in the United States have dropped sharply since a vaccine against the disease became available in 1995, a new study shows.

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Better Education Often Leads to Better Diagnosis of Arthritis

  • Posted on: 27 May 2015
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CreakyJoints offers support and education to help people with arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions. Arthritis Power provides a research database.

by Rachelle Crow

I'm living proof that autoimmune and rheumatic diseases can affect people of any age. I was only 19 years old and in college when I asked my doctor about my painful joints. During those early visits, I received a confusing diagnosis of osteoarthritis, something typically associated with older adults. Wasn't I too young for osteoarthritis?

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Take Healthy—and Fun—Steps Toward Osteoarthritis Joint Pain Relief With Dance Fitness

  • Posted on: 2 April 2014
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by Louis Van Amstel

As a fitness professional, dancer and choreographer, I really believe in the power of physical activity when it comes to the body, mind and soul. Low-impact exercise, such as dance fitness for example, has benefits far beyond just weight loss. I have seen this firsthand with students who take my classes, as well as my own mother, who, unfortunately, has osteoarthritis (OA).

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What Do You Know About Osteoarthritis?

  • Posted on: 25 March 2014
  • By: jleff
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Find out how much you know about osteoarthritis, a condition that can lead to pain, swelling, stiffness and difficulty with joint movement.