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Arthritis & Joints

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis that can affect your knees, hands, lower back, hips, and more. Find out about prevention, symptoms, and treatment for this incurable condition.

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3 Steps to Arthritis Prevention

Fortunately, taking a few precautions can reduce your risk of developing osteoarthritis in the first place or prevent osteoarthritis from getting worse if you already have it.

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Symptoms of Osteoarthritis to Watch for

Because primary osteoarthritis develops slowly, people rarely notice any symptoms before they reach their 40s or 50s.

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How Osteoarthritis Weakens Your Joints

One of the major features of osteoarthritis (OA) is the gradual deterioration of articular cartilage in the joints.

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A New Year Offers New Opportunities to Relieve Osteoarthritis Pain

A New Year offers new opportunities to feel better. A new year may bring new scientific breakthroughs. A new year may bring new technologies. A new year may bring new resolutions. What ever your new year brings you; let’s hope for less osteoarthritis ...

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Deciphering Arthritic Hand Deformities

Just by looking at your hands, you might be able to tell what type of arthritis you have. All of the joints, bones, ligaments and tendons in the hand get affected in a variety of different ways. Certain characteristic hand deformities are diagnostic ...

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How to Winterize Your Arthritis Treatment Plan

Because arthritis symptoms are worse during the winter, you should take steps to reduce the pain during the coming months.

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Is it Hip Arthritis or Something Else?

Many people think they may have hip arthritis when they don’t. Here’s what you should know about what it could be.

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The Latest Buzz about Stem Cell Joint Repair

More and more people are getting excited about stem cell treatment. What’s all the buzz about? Well more and more people are over the age of 60 and discovering that their joints are not holding up to the amount of activity that they are accustomed to ...

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Why Your Joints Are Stiff in the Morning

Contrary to popular belief, stiff joints in the morning are not just a sign of getting older. Here’s what you need to know about it.

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Is Knee Surgery Worth the Risk?

Mild osteoarthritis of the knee may be more than just a nuisance, but is it worth having arthroscopic surgery?