General Arthritis Blog Posts


Crepitus May Be Early Warning Sign of Knee Arthritis

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Although occasional knee cracking is usually harmless, a study finds that frequent popping or grinding in the knee joint can foreshadow arthritis.

12 Handy Kitchen Tools for Those with Arthritis

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If cooking aggravates your joint pain, try these 12 adaptive kitchen tools to help prepare meals.

The Ups and Downs of Practicing Yoga With Arthritis

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If you have moderate to severe arthritis, use these tips to help you make the most of your yoga practice.

The Benefits of Prolotherapy Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis

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

Can a Gluten-Free Diet Relieve Joint Pain?

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Following an anti-inflammatory diet is becoming a popular way to fight inflammation and the joint pain that can result from it. Is eliminating gluten one way to do it?

5 Risk Factors for Hip Arthritis

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

Likely Causes of Knee Pain: A Symptom Guide

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Knee pain is often caused by one of these four conditions. This symptom guide can help you narrow down the cause of your knee pain.

9 Foods That Are Rich in Powerhouse Omega-3s

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Research shows that foods high in omega-3 fatty acids can help fight the inflammation caused by arthritis. Adding these 9 foods to your grocery list may decrease your pain and inflammation.

7 Tips for Managing Arthritis in the Office

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Your office job can sometimes make it challenging to manage your arthritis, but these tips can help you minimize pain and maximize efficiency at work.

What You Should Know About Arthritis and Pregnancy

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Most women with arthritis can have a healthy and safe pregnancy, but there are a few precautions they should be aware of.