Arthritis-health Blog

Is Outpatient Hip Replacement Right for You?

What are some potential advantages and disadvantages to consider before choosing to have an outpatient hip replacement?

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An Arthritis-Friendly Gift Guide

These practical gifts keep on giving long after the holiday season is over.

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Why Should You Have Physical Therapy for Arthritis?

Learn how physical therapy can help maintain mobility and strengthen joints affected by arthritis.

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Test Your Osteoarthritis Knowledge

Find out the answers to your osteoarthritis questions.

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Can Antibiotic Use Increase Your Risk of Getting RA?

A large clinical study involving more than 110,000 people suggests a connection between oral antibiotic use and the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.

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What Type of Yoga Is Best for You?

Yoga is often recommended to relieve arthritis pain. There are many types of yoga classes available, and choosing which class to go to can be confusing. Learn about the different types of yoga and which is best suited for you.

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Confronting 5 Hard Truths about Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is often associated with conditions, such as ankylosing spondylitis, or an injury caused by or related to an arthritis condition. There are a number of frustrating realizations that a person living with chronic pain may confront.

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Hip Pain That Travels Down the Leg

Pain from your hip may travel down the thigh into your knee or leg. This pain can be referred from your muscles or joints or radiate through the nerves. Here are a few potential reasons why this type of pain can occur.

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The Benefits of Losing Weight Before Knee Replacement

Surgeons often advise patients to lose weight before knee replacement surgery. For people who are very overweight, losing just 20 pounds may help improve their recovery.

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Psoriatic Arthritis: A Skin Condition Gone Wrong

People may have psoriasis for years before being diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis. Researchers are trying to understand why some people with psoriasis develop this psoriatic arthritis while others don’t.

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