Bones, Joints, Muscles and Connective Tissue Diseases

Differences Between Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

There are a host of different joint problems but when symptoms like joint pain and stiffness persist, most of us worry about arthritis. We often think that arthritis only affects the elderly. This is not true. We tend to believe that arthritis is incurable and will mean a life of disability. But this is not true either. It >> Read More ...

7 Gout Facts And Myths Every Sufferer Should Know

Gout affects an estimated 1 out of 20 adults in the United States and about 2 million people use medication to prevent attacks. However, there are still widespread misconceptions about the condition, even among gout sufferers. You can live with the underlying cause of gout for years and even decades and never have an >> Read More ...

7 Facts About Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)

A frozen shoulder is a common condition. It affects about 3% of the population at some point in their life. Although the condition is more frequently seen in women, it can also affect men. People in the 40 to 60 years age group are at the highest risk of developing a frozen shoulder. The exact cause is unknown although >> Read More ...

Persistent Low Back Pain Causes in Men and Women

Low back pain is a common problem in adults. While it may be expected after a fall, during pregnancy or with the strain of lifting a heavy object, chronic low back pain should be investigated more intensively. Two-thirds of American adults will experience low back pain in life and it remains the second most common reason >> Read More ...

Ways To Slow Down Bone Loss As You Get Older

Osteoporosis is not an inevitability for every person as they get older. Age does lead to a loss in bone density that makes your bones less strong even though it is not as brittle as in osteoporosis. There are several reasons why bone loss occurs with age. A less active lifestyle, changes in diet and the effects of certain >> Read More ...

6 Tips for Healthy Joints in Young and Senior Adults

Joint problems are one of the major musculoskeletal conditions that affect the elderly. But often it starts from earlier in life, around middle age and sometimes as early as adolescence. There are several joint problems that afflict adults. Some may be unavoidable and related to genetic factors, like rheumatoid arthritis. >> Read More ...

6 Signs That Your Joint Cartilage Is Worn Or Gone

Joint problems become more common as we get older. It is not necessarily a natural part of aging. Some joint problems are diseases that afflict only a few people and could be prevented at times. If you suspect that your joints are getting worn out with age, then you should keep an eye on the signs of joint wear and tear.  >> Read More ...

6 Tips To Prevent Gout With Diet And Lifestyle

Gout attacks are painful and needs medical treatment to reduce the pain, swelling and redness. However, when the symptoms of the attack passes, it does not mean that you no longer have gout. Many people make this mistake. Gout is a chronic condition and often remains asymptomatic (without symptoms) for long periods of time >> Read More ...

Tips for Joint Relief and to Reduce Strain on the Joints

The bones and joints of the body are constantly under strain, particularly when a person is moving or use the limbs. Fortunately the different types of joints in the body have the ability to bear the constant strain within certain limits. The joints are the meeting points between two bones that allow for movement of the >> Read More ...

How to Ease a Stiff Neck

The neck is one of the most flexible parts of the human body allowing the head to move in many directions. It is highly muscular part of the body with only the vertebrae at the back providing stability. When the neck flexibility decreases, we often call it a stiff neck. Usually there is pain which worsens with moving the >> Read More ...
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