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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

Arthritis in my hips weather change = Pain!
Updated 8/17/2016 5:49:04 PM

Arthritis in my hips weather change = Pain!...  Read more

Exercise With A Bad Knee/Chronic Pain/Arthritis
Updated 8/17/2016 4:52:38 PM

I am 46 and have the knee of a 70 year old according to my Dr. I am too young to get a replacement so all I can do is deal with it the best I can. Once I have taken 8000 to 10000 steps it gets to where I am in so much pain I can hardly bend my knee,...  Read more

I have arthritis in my knees, any exercises that h
Updated 8/7/2016 8:56:34 PM

I have arthritis in my knees, any exercises that help lose weight but easy on the knees?...  Read more

Arthritis is seriously playing up today. :-( Still going to complete a walk however it will be a sh
Updated 7/22/2016 2:26:46 PM

Arthritis is seriously playing up today. :-( Still going to complete a walk however it will be a short one. I'm doing the 30 day walking challenge & todays is 10 minutes, sounds ideal for me today :-) Onwards & forwards. No excuses #motivation....  Read more

#arthritis#lupus #fitness I have arthritis and lup
Updated 7/22/2016 10:52:29 AM

#arthritis#lupus #fitness I have arthritis and lupus. Yesterday every joint ached painfully and swelled. I could barely walk. NSAIDs didn't help. Then, I ate because I got depressed. Tracking didn't happen. Any advice?...  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

Rheumatoid Arthritis: An Introduction

Rheumatoid Arthritis: An IntroductionRheumatoid arthritis (RA) is starting to cement itself as a debilitating disease that affects people of all ages.1 In fact, itís now the third most common type of arthritis, in terms of incidence, behind osteoarth...  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 s...  Read more