What your eating maybe worsening your Osteoarthritis

Your eating what? Before you take one more bite of that fast food lunch or dinner consider how it affects your osteoarthritis. Did you know that research shows that diets high in saturated fat – found in red meat, butter, cheese, lard and processed foods – can weaken knee cartilage, making it more prone to... Continue Reading →

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May – Arthritis Awareness Month

I have had OA in knees over 14 years. The clicking popping sounds , the feeling of stiffness like the tin man on the wizard of oz is normal especially when it's rainy. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a form of degenerative joint pain caused by wear and tear on your joints. As you age, the cartilage... Continue Reading →

Bombogenesis and Joint Pain

I’ve heard a lot about Bombogenesis, it’s a popular term used by meteorologists, occurs when a midlatitude cyclone rapidly intensifies, dropping at least 24 millibars over 24 hours. A millibar measures atmospheric pressure. Remember your great-aunt used to to say she “feels” a storm coming on, she was probably predicting the weather with some accuracy.... Continue Reading →

Facts About Arthritis

Arthritis is all around us, yet its impact on individuals, their families, employers and the country are far greater than most people realize. View or download the Arthritis Foundation's "Arthritis by the Numbers" book Arthritis DisabilityArthritis is the leading cause of disability among adults in the U.S. Arthritis Prevalence By conservative estimates, about 54 million... Continue Reading →

World Arthritis Day!

Today October 12, is World Arthritis Day! Throughout the day you will see facts and info on arthritis and pain. There are over 100 forms of arthritis. World Arthritis Day is a special day that unifies people of all ages, races, and genders to raise awareness of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases Approximately 350 million people... Continue Reading →

Joint Pain

 Congratulations !  If you’re like me you are one of the 30 million adults in the United States who suffer with joint pain, you know the pain often is debilitating. It can keep you from staying active and limits your mobility and it even makes daily chores seem impossible. What you might not know is... Continue Reading →

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