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Osteoarthritis Pain Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Osteoarthritis Pain.

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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

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

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

The Healing Power of Touch

It's common sense that a hug at a stressful time, a handshake after an important meeting or just cuddling at the end of the day help us relax, leaving behind negativity and worry. Now researchers are investigating whether this feel-good energ...  Read more

#exercise I walked a lot yesterday My legs hurt all night long. Used some pain cream and
Updated 7/25/2016 7:56:42 AM

#exercise I walked a lot yesterday My legs hurt all night long. Used some pain cream and resting my feet to . May be time for a new pair of shoes. I walked 3 miles and I have not done that in years about 6 yrs maybe...  Read more

I have chronic joint pain so I can't do exercises
Updated 7/21/2016 6:36:13 PM

I have chronic joint pain so I can't do exercises that put too much pressure on my joints, like push ups. I do a lot of swimming so that helps. Any other exercises I can do?...  Read more

I pray for all those in trouble, pain, oppressed,
Updated 7/21/2016 2:34:57 PM

I pray for all those in trouble, pain, oppressed, abused, & scared. May God ease your worries. I pray that everyone has a beautiful, strong, and peaceful day that only God can provide. In Jesus' name, Amen. #stoptheviolence #JesusFirst...  Read more

No pain no gain, need to keep pushing on!!
Updated 7/20/2016 12:55:17 AM

No pain no gain, need to keep pushing on!!...  Read more

Has anyone had back pain caused by obesity ?
Updated 7/19/2016 10:21:05 PM

Has anyone had back pain caused by obesity ?...  Read more

Herbs and Supplements for Osteoarthritis

*** Benefits-----Glucosamine sulfate may reduce joint pain and tenderness, especially knee pain. Some studies also suggest that it may slow or stop the progression of osteoarthritis. Keep in mind that it can take up to eight weeks before glucosam...  Read more

Herbs and Supplements for Osteoarthritis

TurmericTurmeric is a spice popular in India and other countries. It has a characteristic golden color and a warm, bitter taste. It's often used to flavor curries, mustards and cheeses. Curcumin, an active component of turmeric, seems to have anti...  Read more

Chronic Pain Warriors: We Will Win the Weight War

We will not let disease destroy all that is us! Pain/illness isolates but together we can meet goals of health and wellness despite complex physical/mental challenges, fears, and limitations....  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

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

Osteoarthritis pain.....part 2

Slept very little last night due to pain...up since 2:30 AM. Last night in bed I could feel the pain in my left hip, lower part of my back & some in my left leg to ankle. Will call doctor 1st thing in the morning & see when I can get in to see her...  Read more

Osteoarthritis Pain....please go away!

I am in Week 3 of my 5K Walking Program & need to walk 2.25 miles today. Since I have had bad pain for the last 2 days (& lost sleep nights), I will try & do the walk on my treadmill, but will be in a slower pace. I have osteoarthritis in both hips...  Read more