Osteoarthritis Blog Posts

Why Are Women More Prone to Osteoarthritis?

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Thousands of people are diagnosed with arthritis each year, however, women are disproportionately affected. Keep reading to find out why.

A Visual Guide to Hip Osteoarthritis

Hip Osteoarthritis
As one of the main weight-bearing joints in the body, the hip is subjected to a lot of wear and tear. This walkthrough of our video explains how hip osteoarthritis develops and the symptoms it causes.

Understanding Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee Osteoarthritis
Knee osteoarthritis is very common, especially in older adults. Our new video illustrates how knee osteoarthritis develops and the symptoms it causes.

5 Alternative Treatments for Osteoarthritis

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Medication and physical therapy aren't the only treatment options available for osteoarthritis. Learn about 5 ways you can potentially relieve your osteoarthritis pain.

5 Simple Ways To Manage Hand Osteoarthritis

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At-home treatments can help you relieve hand pain and stiffness caused by osteoarthritis. These simple home care remedies can reduce symptoms in your wrist, fingers, and/or thumbs, making day-to-day tasks easier.

Top 8 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Should Eat

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These 8 anti-inflammatory foods, drinks, and spices can help you combat pain due to inflammation, such as arthritis pain.

What Supplements Can Treat Knee Osteoarthritis?

Knee Osteoarthritis Supplements
Can supplements help relieve knee arthritis pain? Find out what the research says about curcumin, ginger, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D, glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate supplements.

Does Cracking Your Knuckles Cause Arthritis?

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Is it bad to crack your knuckles? An orthopedic hand surgeon explains what makes knuckles crack and what researchers know about how knuckle cracking affects your hands.

What’s Causing My Hip Pain?

Hip osteoarthritis, bursitis, ankylosing spondylitis, and hip impingement are common causes of hip pain
Osteoarthritis, bursitis, hip impingement, labral tears, and even back problems can cause your hip to hurt. Learn the hallmark symptoms of the most common hip conditions to help you identify the source of your hip pain and possibly relieve it.

What to Expect After Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip Replacement Surgery
Recovery from hip replacement surgery can vary from person to person. Learn general how you may use pain medications, participate in physical therapy, and get back to your routine after surgery.

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