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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

Looking for a support buddy. I live on Joint Base
Updated 11/14/2014 4:41:31 PM

Looking for a support buddy. I live on Joint Base Lewis McChord and I'm looking for someone to walk with me and my dog; bring yours too if it's social :). I've got 34lbs left to go and feel I need someone other than my dog to be accountable to....  Read more

Joint and Bone Health? help?
Updated 10/29/2014 11:23:58 PM

I'm not entirely sure whether to put this here, or in Fitness and Exercise. I'm 20 years old, and trying to back into shape, but i am a bit heavy set and my doctor told me that (i'm doing Insanity, with shaun T) because of the weight im at it's...  Read more

Joint Replacements, Anyone?
Updated 10/14/2014 9:52:01 PM

I am an old diet pro stuck at the most I've ever weighed. (5'7", 239 lbs.) I am also, apparently a queen at making arthritic joints. In the last 18 months I have crossed the US by bicycle, come home to have both knees replaced, and buried my elderly...  Read more

Compulsive Over Eater Osteoarthritis of left knee
Updated 8/26/2014 10:10:45 PM

Well, I am not new to this site, but almost gave up on myself and basically stop trying. I now know that when you give up you are defeated and your worst nightmares come true. When I started back in 2010 I weighed in at 217 lbs. Now I weigh 255 lb...  Read more

need to lose weight and i have osteoarthritis
Updated 7/13/2014 3:42:42 AM

hi my name is jill and I need to lose weight I have osteoarthritis and its hard for me to get motivated to exercise I need support its hard for me to lose weight doing it by myself...  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

Joint Pain? Corn Syrup...WHY NOT?

CORN SYRUP CAUSES INFLAMMATION AND WILL CAUSE JOINT PAIN. Stay Hydrated and lessen joint pain....  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 some of the most memorable...  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





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