Arthritis-health Blog

Get a Grip on Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Hands and Wrists

Try these home treatments to relieve hand and wrist pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis. You may also consider working with an occupational therapist to help strengthen joints in the fingers, thumbs, and wrists.

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5 Simple Ways To Manage Hand Osteoarthritis

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.

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Should You Get a Cortisone Steroid Injection?

Cortisone injections are often recommended to treat joint pain. To decide whether this type of steroid injection is right for you, consider these factors.

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Top 8 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Should Eat

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

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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.

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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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