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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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Remedies for Winter Arthritis Pain

As temperatures hover around freezing, arthritis pain spikes to unbearable levels. Wintertime pain is often the worst pain of the year. When a cold storm moves into the area, those living with arthritis feel miserable from the aching, stabbing and gr...

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Itching, Burning Pain On The Inner Knee?

Question Asked by Madturk Itching, Burning Pain On The Inner Knee? I have a burning, itching, stinging feeling on the inside of my right knee. I’ve had it for a while, and now when I bend it it hurts. Can anyone tell me why? Answer Well, this could b...

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For The Past 4 Years Or So I Have A Severe Pain In My Left Shoulder Blade!

Question Asked by Chaz126 For The Past 4 Years Or So I Have A Severe Pain In My Left Shoulder Blade! For the past four years or so I have had a severe pain in my left shoulder blade, and it only acts up when my back is exposed to cold, be it an air c...

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Tricks to being a Vegan

Eat Food, Mostly Plants, Not too Much" ~ Micheal Pollan More and more people are eating nothing but plants. Those that choose to be Vegan are not eating anything that contains animal products like milk, eggs, meat, and animal fat. Not so easy to...

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Knee Replacement Devices

Knee replacement surgery can help many people live a healthier, happier life without knee pain. But how long do artificial knee devices last?

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Total Hip Arthroplasty

Replacing a hip is a big undertaking. Before undergoing this procedure, you should have a clear understanding of what to expect.

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Debunking the Myths of Arthritis

Myth: Arthritis is an old person’s disease. Fact: Two thirds of people who have arthritis are under the age of 65. Some of the most serious forms of arthritis affect teenagers or people in their 20s or 30s. Myth: Arthritis is one disease. Fact: There ...

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Hot Wax Treatments Benefit Arthritic Hands

If you look down at your hands and see knotted bunch of crooked joints that can no longer button your shirt, then you might want to read this. Hand arthritis affects millions of people every day. Even the mundane daily tasks become impossible when th...

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The Benefits of Hip Replacement Surgery: A HealthCentral Explainer

Getting a hip replacement is a major decision. How bad is your pain? If you opt for the surgery, you could be staring down a long and potentially difficult recovery. First, there’s the matter of preparing your body for the surgery (which may include ...

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Attitude May Affect Your Recovery Success

Studies confirm that if you have a positive attitude about your recovery after a joint replacement, you will heal faster.