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
5 All Natural Ways to Soothe Joint Inflammation So you suffer from arthritis or some other form of joint inflammation, but you are unable to take medication or undergo surgery to alleviate your pain. What can you do? This short article will provide you will 5 suggestions for cooling inflammation without the use of invasive measures. As always, you should consult your doctor or physical therapist before making changes to any existing treatment program. Enjoy and be well! 1.
Sitting is slowly Killing all of us Things just aren’t what they used to be in many ways. As a culture, we used to fill our days with standing, working on crops in our fields, gathering or hunting for our food then later came standing working in factories or mills. With modern advances such as computers, television and desk jobs, many of us sit for the majority of the day and recently we have discovered some staggering statistics. The average American now sits for 9.3 hours
It’s time to GET TREATMENT now Before the beginning of the year! 1. Insurance Deductibles Are Usually Met by Now: Most patients don’t strategize in regards to their insurance deductibles. Most of us have met our deductibles or our max out of pocket making it a very good time of year to have things taken care of medically. So whether it’s a nagging physical ailment or another medical problem act now before the end of the year to save yourself some money. 2.
Facts about Vertigo Treatment and Balance Problems Do you feel off-balance and/or dizzy? Do you feel as though either you or the objects around you are swaying, spinning or moving? If so, you may have Vertigo. Vertigo can lead to nausea and even disability. Vertigo and dizziness problems can cause issues for any aged person, but is quite common in seniors. This article will go into further detail about vertigo treatment and balance problems. Statistics: Dizziness affects 1/3rd of people aged 65 or