Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a major health problem affecting an estimated 21 million adults in the United States alone. Osteoarthritis begins with the breakdown of joint cartilage which results in pain, stiffness, swelling a... Read more
When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is... Read more
Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain.
Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo... Read more
If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le... Read more
If your knees are giving you problems, and you feel like the Tin Man from "The Wizard of Oz" when getting out of bed, rest assure that at least you’re not alone. In fact, nearly 50 million Americans feel the exact same way.
Knees... Read more
Well I measured my waist and hips yesterday and I've lost 2 inches off both my waist and hips and I've lost another pound and a half. Not much weight but at least I'm losing inches. Hopefully the weight will come off soon. Have a great day! #support... Read more
Hypothyroidism the struggle is real as they say. My joints hurt constantly but I push through my daily walks with the help of prayer and a new found strength to succeed. It has taken me 8 years to get over the wrong I feel was done to me by the Dr.... Read more
Had good day, not able workout due to sore hip. It seems like the pain is mild. So hopefully I can do my walk workout and other exercise starting Sunday. But I am still on track with my diet and that a good thing!!!... Read more
Hidden Cause of low back pain...........Low back pain is a common problem in older adults and can have many causes. but just because the pain occurs in the area of your lower back, doesn't always mean that the vertebrae in your spine are the problem... Read more
"I'm too young to feel this old," says Vicki Inman, 41. She's always been very active, but a few years ago this mom of two teen girls was diagnosed with arthritis. "The pain became so severe I felt as if my leg were going to gi... Read more
It might seem intuitive to avoid exercising your joints when they're causing you pain. But, like many aspects of the human body, what seems to make sense isn’t necessarily what's good for you! When you're suffering from arthritis, o... Read more
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