Arthritis

Why Cold Weather makes your aches and pains feel worse

Why Cold Weather Can Make Your Aches And Pains Feel Worse It looks like we are now starting to experience winter weather. It’s that time of year when you may need to spend 5 minutes warming up your car before you can go anywhere. It’s not just our cars that need a little bit more care at this time of year. Do your joints feel strange and a little bit stiff? Maybe they ache more than usual? Have you started to notice any clicks and cracks

Walking in Fall

Why Walking In the Fall Season Can Make You Feel Healthier & Happier Lets talk about Fall since it is here. The number one thing that most people stop doing when this time of year comes round – getting outdoors. While summer may strike you as the best time to be outside as much as possible – Fall is also the perfect time to enjoy the fresh air (in fact, it comes with a whole lot of health benefits too!)… Bright blue and sunny

Joint Pain Relief

How to find joint pain relief The longer you have been dealing with joint pain, the more you will need new ways to accommodate your disorder in order to find joint pain relief. In order to follow through your daily routines, some modifications could end up being essential. If you use some of the suggestions in this short article, it will certainly make dealing with your joint pain a whole lot easier. What Can You Do To Ease Joint Pain? Prevent placing too much stress on

Neck Osteoarthritis (OA)

What is Neck Osteoarthritis (OA)? Arthritis is defined as the presence of swelling, effusion (The escape of fluid into another part), or the presence of 2 or more of the following signs: limited range of motion(ROM), tenderness, pain on motion, or joint warmth. In this article we will specifically discuss neck osteoarthritis. Degenerative changes are common in neck or cervical spine. In some degree they are found almost universally in persons over 50yrs of age. Once you hit 70 years

What is osteoarthritis anyways?

What is Osteoarthritis? Have you ever wondered “what in the world is osteoarthritis?” Osteoarthritis has many different names including OA, degenerative joint disease, osteoarthrosis and degenerative arthritis. As some of those names allude to OA is degenerative process that continues to progress with age, wear and tear. The process is a breaking down of the cartilage or surfaces in the joint. When this occurs, it leads to pain, stiffness and swelling. If you are in your 70’s, you have some degree of