Osteoarthritis Blog Posts

The Benefits of Prolotherapy Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis

Prolotherapy is a relatively new injection option that relies on joint inflammation to stimulate growth and healing in damaged tissues.

What Are Lumbar Osteophytes (Bone Spurs)?

When joint cartilage degenerates, bone spurs (or osteophytes) may develop on the damaged joint. Learn what happens when they form in the lumbar spine.

Top 8 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Should Eat

If you've heard good things about an anti-inflammatory diet and you're ready to try it, these 8 options can get you started.

Why Have a Double Knee Replacement?

If you have debilitating arthritis in both knees, you may be a candidate for having both knee replaced at once, known as a double or bilateral knee replacement.

Study: Tai Chi as Good as Physical Therapy to Treat Knee Osteoarthritis

A new study finds that tai chi can help alleviate the pain and stiffness associated with knee osteoarthritis.

5 Risk Factors for Hip Arthritis

No one knows for sure what causes hip osteoarthritis. But research has shown that these 5 factors can raise your risk.

Is Arthritis Causing Your Back Pain?

Spinal osteoarthritis is more common than you think. Find out if this condition is causing your back pain.

5 Simple Ways To Manage Hand Osteoarthritis

Don’t let hand osteoarthritis prevent you from doing the things you love. Here are five ways you can live more comfortably with this condition.

Does Cracking Your Knuckles Cause Arthritis?

Many people wonder whether cracking your knuckles can lead to arthritis or other health problems. For the most part it's safe--but there may be some valid reasons to refrain.

When Is Joint Revision Surgery Needed?

Most joint replacements last years without any problems. But as joint replacement patients get younger, an increasing number of people may need a second joint replacement, known as a joint revision surgery.

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