Arthritis-health Blog

What Supplements Can Treat Knee Osteoarthritis?

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.

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Add Ginger to Help Arthritis Pain

Ginger is a great addition to an anti-inflammatory diet. Learn about ginger’s anti-inflammatory properties and how to incorporate this root plant into everyday foods.

Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties that can help relieve pain and improve function for all types of arthritis. Read More

The Difference Between Omega-3 and Omega-6 and Knee Arthritis Pain

Find out the difference between omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, and how they affect inflammation. Adding omega-3 rich foods to your diet can reduce the inflammation that causes arthritis pain.

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5 Quad Exercises to Do After Knee Replacement

These 5 quadriceps exercises help build strength and encourage healing after knee replacement. The exercises will get progressively more difficult as your quad tendon heals and pain diminishes.

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8 Questions to Ask Before Knee Surgery

Before scheduling knee surgery, ask these questions to help you choose a surgeon, decrease the chances of potential complications, and set expectations for pain control and physical therapy during recovery. Being well informed can help improve your chances of a smooth surgery and recovery.

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6 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Hip Replacement Surgeon

Before you schedule hip replacement surgery, ask these 6 questions to help you understand the procedure, the potential risks, and what your recovery will probably look like. Being informed can increase the likelihood that your surgery goes smoothly and your expectations are met.

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Q&A: Why Cortisone Injections Can Be Controversial

An orthopedic physician answers questions about cortisone injections’ potential risks and side effects and what doctors and patients can do to try to avoid them.

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Researchers Say Exercise Therapy Relieves Hip Osteoarthritis Symptoms

Experts say that if you have aches and pains caused by hip osteoarthritis, one of the best treatment options is exercise. Research suggests that building muscles can ease your symptoms and won’t cause your hip to deteriorate faster.

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Trigger Finger: When Your Finger "Gets Stuck"

A finger or thumb stuck in a bent position is the tell-tale sign of trigger finger. This condition occurs when a tendon’s sheath in the finger becomes inflamed. Learn about several potential underlying causes.

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Is My Hand Pain Caused by Arthritis or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Pain and numbness in your hands can be a sign of carpel tunnel, arthritis, or both. Doctors look for specific signs when evaluating patients for these two conditions.

Carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms can be very close to arthritis symptoms. Read More

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