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Vitamin C: Bad for Osteoarthritis

Although heralded as a powerful antioxidant that fights everything from the common cold to cancer, a new study shows that over a long period of time high doses of vitamin C is associated with worsening of one of the most common forms of arthritis -- osteo...More...

Flannel Pajamas for Men With Osteoarthritis

Flannel pajamas are soft and comfortable. Looking for another reason to wear them? Flannel pajamas keep joints and muscle warm, possibly reducing joint stiffness and joint pain....More...

A Common Beverage Could Be Putting You at Risk For Gout

A day doesn't go by in the medical field without some new research or information changing the way you live. It's almost hard to stay abreast with all the influx of medical news. Now there's a new development that we need to be concerned about and it has to do with one of Americans po...More...

Arthritis Exercises to Help Lessen the Pain

Most laymen use the term arthritis to refer to the more common rheumatic diseases, but the actual medical definition encompasses any inflammation in the joints. There are more than 100 types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases, all of which commonly cause discomfort, stiffness, pain, inflammation an...More...

How You Can Overcome Your Painful Gout Problems

Gout has a debilitating effect on a growing number of people all over the universe. The majority of these people suffer from chronic inflammatory arthritis. Ironically this problem has arisen through modern lifestyle and food and no other reason. This chronic condition is such a sad thing to get. th...More...

New Treatment for Gout

A new drug designed to normalize levels of uric acid in the blood of patients with difficult-to-treat gout may help them cope with the painful joint condition, says a new study....More...

Food to Eat With Gout - A Gout Diet That Works

Which food to eat with gout isn't hard to figure out once you realize what the causes of your gout are. From there you can easily formulate a gout diet that works for you. Here, you will learn the causes of gout, food to avoid with gout, and, food to eat with gout. You can then work out the gou...More...

Exercising With Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, a condition in which the joints, cartilage and subchondral bone has degenerated, is indeed a painful illness. But even though it may cause discomfort, osteoarthritis sufferers should exercise, as physical activity helps reduce joint pain, is a mood elevator, makes it easier to mainta...More...

Top 5 Mobility Scooters

Mobility scooters make up for disability. Arthritis of the hip, knee, foot, ankle, or spine can make walking very difficult. Back problems also interfere with mobility. Have you considered a mobility scooter to help you get around?...More...

Patellar Tracking Disorder-Topic Overview

What is patellar tracking disorder? Patellar tracking disorder means that the kneecap (patella) shifts out of place as the leg bends or straightens. In most cases, the kneecap shifts too far toward the outside of the leg. In a few people, it shifts toward the inside. Your knee joint is a complex hin...More...

Is Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Painful?

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is quite painful because it results in swollen, stiff and inflamed joints. Fortunately, some children outgrow this condition after they receive appropriate treatment. The medical community isn't absolutely sure what is responsible for this condition, but it is beli...More...

Quality of Care for OA

This new computerized template may improve the quality of OA consultations. Will patient outcomes improve as well?...More...