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Osteoarthritis Arthritis Treatment Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Osteoarthritis Arthritis Treatment.

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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

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

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 Get Your Daily Dose of Vitamin D

When is a vitamin not really a vitamin? When it's vitamin D! The "sunshine" vitamin, aptly named because sunlight is a source of it, is actually a hormone. Vitamin D is currently receiving a lot of attention and research regarding its r...  Read more

here's another article, "Exercising with Arthritis
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I have bad arthritis in my back and my knee. It ha
Updated 2/12/2016 7:07:09 PM

I have bad arthritis in my back and my knee. It has started to limit a lot of things I can do. I need some suggestions to help me exercise....  Read more

I have arthritis in my knees. Any exercise I can d
Updated 2/8/2016 10:55:05 AM

I have arthritis in my knees. Any exercise I can do for leg strenght that does not include weight bearing like walking,running...  Read more

Had to do chair workout today, the arthritis in my
Updated 2/6/2016 7:29:26 PM

Had to do chair workout today, the arthritis in my knees are killing today but I got a 40 minute session in none the less...  Read more

I was recently diagnosed with arthritis in my hips
Updated 2/3/2016 2:45:01 PM

I was recently diagnosed with arthritis in my hips. 20+ yrs as a medic will do that, I guess. I recently became a nurse, so I'm on my feet A LOT. So, I need to shed some weight and do some strength training to keep it from getting worse....  Read more

Ovation Hair Care

grow, strengthen your hair! An outstanding product that added thickness, enabled growth of new hair and repaired damaged hair. I love it and it helps prevent the damage that sweating causes!...  Read more

Green Beans

Green Beans are a great source of fiber and are about 99 cents per lb. right now. Green beans help those suffering from asthma, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and migraines because of their anti-inflammatory properties. They also prevent choles...  Read more

Living with Rheumatoid Autoimmune Disorder (RAD)

This group is for those with RAD (RA), their friends and family members. This condition and its treatments can challenge us as we try to exercise and eat right, but it will not defeat us!...  Read more

Flip-Flops May Not Be So Bad After All

Last spring I wrote a blog about my obsession with my beloved flip-flops. With the exception of a few months during the winter, flip-flops are my primary spring, summer and fall shoe staple. I wear them almost every day, the only exception is when I...  Read more

Runner's Knee: Exercise or Rest, Which is Best?

Ask any runner, or non-runner for that matter, what one of the most common running injuries is and invariably many will mention patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)--AKA runner's knee. It has been reported that as many as 70% of all runners will suf...  Read more