Bone and Joint Health

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Could More Vitamin D Help Relieve Your Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Upping your vitamin D intake has been shown to help with symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.
Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium, which is essential for

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Do You Need a Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement?

Your doctor has recommended a reverse total shoulder replacement — but what is it, exactly? And how can it make your shoulder pain go away?
Here’s

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An Injection Instead of Surgery? How Arthritis Treatment Could Change

Scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of USC discover a molecule that enhances cartilage regeneration and decreases inflammation.
Will there come a time when a

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Do You Need a Total Shoulder Replacement?

The pain in your shoulder has become unbearable, and no therapeutic or medical treatments are working. Maybe it’s time to consider a total shoulder replacement.
If

  • A woman with foot pain sits on her bed and massages her foot

6 Myths About Foot Pain

You probably don’t give much thought to the health of your feet — until they start to ache. Here’s everything you need to know about foot

  • A woman suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome delicately holds her wrist.

Do I Need Surgery for My Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

If the pain has become unbearable and no therapeutic or medical treatments have worked, it might be time to consider surgery for your carpal tunnel

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How to Maintain Joint Health and Prevent Arthritis

Keeping your joints healthy and strong can help you stay active.
As you age, the cartilage around your joints can wear or break down. This can

  • woman is having her arthritis act up in her leg and has to stop from her jog down the cold street filled with snow to massage her right leg

How to Prevent Arthritis Pain When It’s Cold

As colder weather sets in, try these strategies to reduce the effects of osteoarthritis on your joints.
Winter is coming. And if you suffer from osteoarthritis,

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The Most Common Snowboarding and Skiing Injuries — and How to Prevent Them

Here’s how to stay safe and make it home in one happy, healthy piece after hitting the slopes this winter.
First the good news: Serious skiing