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Joint Osteoarthritis Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Joint Osteoarthritis.

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The Causes of Osteoarthritis

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

Types of Arthritis

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

Dietary Supplements for Osteoarthritis

When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo...  Read more

Foods That Fight Osteoarthritis

Unlike other forms of forms of arthritis, your risk of developing osteoarthritis is largely related to lifestyle factors like diet, weight, exercise, and previous injury. In fact, dietary and lifestyle changes can have a huge affect on the prevention...  Read more

How to Turn Your Walk into a Run

You have been walking faithfully four to five days a week, gradually increasing your time to 30 minutes or longer. Congratulations! But after following this routine for several weeks, you may no longer feel the challenge you once did. You feel it&rsq...  Read more

Has anyone tried Deep Blue by DoTerra for joint pa
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Has anyone tried Deep Blue by DoTerra for joint pain? It was suggested to me. A tube costs $39 & don't want to waste my money if it doesn't help....  Read more

I am having severe joint pain that is getting in t
Updated 4/29/2016 1:50:16 PM

I am having severe joint pain that is getting in the way of working out. (Doc already has me on Aleve) Anyone have any suggestions for a supplement or cream that would help? I am waiting for some turmeric supplement in the mail. Hope that helps....  Read more

Good exercise ideas for bad joints...knee and ankl
Updated 4/26/2016 5:10:16 AM

Good exercise ideas for bad joints...knee and ankle and right hand....anything appreciated. Thanks in advance...  Read more

Finding it tough to keep active. Chiro has me on the dl due to si joint problems. Seems that while w
Updated 4/16/2016 6:11:12 PM

Finding it tough to keep active. Chiro has me on the dl due to si joint problems. Seems that while weight loss is a good thing for back pain, the redistribution of weight can lead to problems due to muscles not adapting fast enough to the changes....  Read more

Exercise with osteoarthritis...any tips??
Updated 4/15/2016 4:56:09 PM

Exercise with osteoarthritis...any tips??...  Read more

Overweight? Knee Pain?

If you are obese, your knees and hips experience up to 6 times as much pressure when walking down a flight of stairs & you are at risk for osteoarthritis in the kness, hands, ankles and hips. Eating tuna or salmon twice a week will give you the Omega...  Read more

Herbs and Supplements for Osteoarthritis

You've been managing your osteoarthritis for a while now. You know that the medications your doctor prescribed for you play an important role in relieving pain, making joint movement easier and preventing further damage from inflammation. But like...  Read more

Knees Riding Across America for Exercise!

For people with knee osteoarthritis, our journey is a virtual cross country trip of your choice, via a stationary bike, while losing weight, getting in great shape and building up those knee muscles!...  Read more

Think Exercise is Bad for Your Knees? Think Again!

Over the years, I've gotten some interesting comments when family or friends find out I'm a runner. "Be careful- that stuff is terrible for your knees!" or "Why would you want to do that kind of damage to your joints?" are...  Read more

Do Glucosamine and Chondroitin Alleviate Joint Pain?

For many years, people have been searching for ways to alleviate joint pain, especially those who suffer from the painful effects of osteoarthritis. Glucosamine and chondroitin are two naturally occurring substances in your body that help build and...  Read more