What Is Osteoarthritis?

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  Osteoarthritis (OA) is a form of arthritis that occurs when the cartilage that cushions joints begin to degrade and wear down over time.  The bone begins to rub against bone which causes pain, loss of movement and stiffness.  It is the most common form of arthritis with 27 million Americans suffering from the condition.  [...]

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Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)   Recently updated !

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  By definition, Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic disorder affecting the lining of the joints which leads to deformed joints and the degrading of bones.  RA is an autoimmune disorder, meaning your body is mistakingly attacking itself and the joints.  The joints become inflamed and over time this inflammation will begin to break down [...]


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Fighting Back Pain With Food

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Inflammation is a known case for pain all over the body, which makes it no surprise that it can be a source of back pain. A diet consisting of foods that fight inflammation is ideal for anyone suffering with chronic pain. Here are some great tips on foods, supplements and drinks to help you fight [...]


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Symptoms And Treatment Of Osteoarthritis

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Is Osteoarthritis causing you pain and stiffness? The first line of defense to combating any disorder is to understand how it works and what treatment options are available to you.


Why Meditation Is An Effective Treatment For Chronic Pain

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Treatment for chronic pain is often not cut-and-dry. Sometimes the reasons for the pain are unknown and it may take many different types of treatments for you to finally get some relief. Chronic pain is said affect roughly 100 million adults in the United States and to cost $560 to $635 billion annually.

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Tai Chi Practice May Be Beneficial To Arthritis Suffers

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Looking for a new way to control your arthritis pain?  Tai chi may hold promising results through it’s gentle movements for those who are suffering with the daily pain of arthritis.  Tai chi is well known as an alternative therapy for anyone who is suffering with chronic ailments.


Could High Heel Shoes Be Causing You Pain?

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  Are your shoes causing you foot and ankle pain?  Your shoes may be doing more damage than you think.  High, thin heels increase the risk of stumbling and falling, and if worn for long periods can lead to pain in the foot, ankle, knee and low back.   Pain from ill-fitting shoes can be [...]

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Headache Triggers To Avoid

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  If you are one of the many people who suffer from chronic headaches, you know that there are many different triggers that can set you off.  The first step in preventing migraines is to know what the most common triggers are so that you can begin to avoid and eliminate them.