Not All Pain is Created Equal

Living and coping with chronic pain can be the hardest part of living with a joint disease. It can disrupt every part of our life and many parts of your life can also affect your pain.

Dealing with Joint Pain in the Pandemic

How do I deal with my knee and back pain until the orthopedic doctors start seeing patients again? There are a variety of non-operative treatment options for pain. No one treatment is going to help everyone, and patients need to find the treatments that seem to work the best for them. Medications I personally cannotContinue reading “Dealing with Joint Pain in the Pandemic”

Cabbage -Don’t Overlook This Inflammation Fighting Veggie

1. Lowers the Signs of Aging Cabbage and other cruciferous vegetables contain a high amount of Vitamin C and E, which help in the production of collagen, the compound which keeps the skin elastic and wrinkle-free. Vitamin A along with Vitamin D protects the skin and gives you a youthful skin. Helps Fight Free RadicalsContinue reading “Cabbage -Don’t Overlook This Inflammation Fighting Veggie”

All About Our Knees Part 2

Types of Pain What are the different types of knee pain? Knee pain has many causes. Some of the most common include: Osteoarthritis Arthritis is a chronic condition that causes joint inflammation. Symptoms include redness, warmth, swelling, tenderness and pain. Up to 30 percent of the population may have knee osteoarthritis, or “wear and tear”Continue reading “All About Our Knees Part 2”

All About Our Knees Part 1 of a 6 part series.

About the knee 1 of 6 Did you know that your knee is the largest joint in your body. Its a really amazing and complex mechanism made of bone, cartilage and ligaments. The cartilage in your knee acts as a cushion and gliding surface. So the knee can move freely. When the knee is healthy,Continue reading “All About Our Knees Part 1 of a 6 part series.”

Arthritis Pain Do’s and Don’ts

Arthritis pain: The Do’s and The don’ts 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 andContinue reading “Arthritis Pain Do’s and Don’ts”

Link-Between Hearing Loss and RA

When we think of hearing loss, you may associate it with your loved one who’s always asking you to repeat yourself, or the friend who may struggle to follow conversations. Hearing loss is often caused by exposure to excessive noise and is even linked to the natural aging process. But did you know that hearingContinue reading “Link-Between Hearing Loss and RA”

What happens inside the body with covid19

The short on covid19 and what happens inside the body It happens when someone infected with covid19 lets it out via a cough or sneeze You can’t see it- but the droplet makes it’s way into someone else say their nose eyes or mouth The virus It can find its way deep inside the lungs.Continue reading “What happens inside the body with covid19”

What to do if you suddenly run out of energy-spoons when traveling

I love to travel but when I do, I know when I get home I will be wiped out by fatigue for sometimes 2-3-4 days. This little mini trip was no exception. Fatigue can often be described in various ways. Sometimes it is described as feeling a lack of energy and motivation (both mental andContinue reading “What to do if you suddenly run out of energy-spoons when traveling”

What Really Helps Arthritis

If you’re asking yourself- what can help my arthritis, I will try to clear up a few of the most popular misconceptions for you. Here’s are a list of the most common questions about Arthritis and the facts about what can help arthritis pain. 1. Fact or Fiction? There is no cure for arthritis True.Continue reading “What Really Helps Arthritis”

Eat Them Veggies

Eat them veggies As long as you’re cracking them eggs, add some veggies like bell peppers, mushrooms, or spinach into the mix. And any veggie goes down easier in a thick and delicious, creamy smoothie Stir-fry’s are a great way to load up on the veggies . Toss all your favorites into a hot wok.Continue reading “Eat Them Veggies”

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Knee pain from exercise? Here’s what you should know….

Do you suffer with knee pain from exercise? Here’s what you should know, according to Health’s medical expert. Knee pain especially during and after exercise is a common exercise complaint. The knee is an intricate joint, involving bones, menisci, muscles, tendons, and ligaments they all are working in rhythm supporting the joint. If there isContinue reading “Knee pain from exercise? Here’s what you should know….”

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 toContinue reading “What your eating maybe worsening your Osteoarthritis”