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