Monthly Archives: April 2015

What Is Osteoarthritis?

  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.  […]

Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

  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 […]

Fighting Back Pain With Food

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 […]