Knee replacement surgery is one of the most common procedures in the United States, with more than 790,000 performed each year. Deciding the time for knee replacement needs to be determined by you and your doctor, but certain factors make it more likely, according to experts at Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California. Bad […]
Ongoing achiness or sudden and sharp, back pain is a common complaint. Injuries, heavy lifting, and getting older are things that likely come to mind when wondering, “What happened?” But there are many lesser known causes to be aware of—and ways to avert them. Here are a few you may not have heard of yet: […]
Joint replacement, is surgery to remove and replace an arthritic or damaged joint with an artificial joint (called a prosthesis). It may be considered only after other treatment options have failed to provide pain relief or disability.
Osteoporosis is a disease that causes rapid thinning of bones. Over time, this weakens the bones and can make them more likely to break.
Exercise usually is good for those with arthritis, but there are many potential obstacles to keep you inactive.
The thought of exercising an aching knee may sound painful, but gentle stretches can really help ease symptoms.
When joints are stiff and sore, warm water can be just what the doctor ordered.
Slowing down with occasional aches and pains in your hip may be a common sign of aging. But other symptoms may indicate hip arthritis.
Knee arthritis can make it difficult to exercise, or even perform day-to-day activities. But there are ways to treat symptoms without surgery.
Back pain is a common reason for poor sleep. So taking steps to alleviate or prevent pain can help you sleep better.