Bone and Joint Health

  • Woman sitting on bed is experiencing pain in her back which seems to be connected to a spine related issue

What to Do If You Throw Out Your Back

Back pain is the second most common reason patients visit a doctor. Find out if you need to make an appointment.
You’ve hurt your back and

  • woman is cracking her knuckles then plans to do her neck and back but is not sure if it is good for her or not

Is Cracking Your Neck, Back or Knuckles Good for You?

While it’s probably not going to lead to harm, cracking your knuckles doesn’t necessarily have any benefits either.
We all know a knuckle cracker. If you’re

  • woman rubbing her wrist because her arthritis is acting up and is causing pain and discomfort

Is Your Joint Pain from Arthritis?

Many people consider joint pain to be an inevitable part of aging. But joint problems such as arthritis can strike at any age, and you

  • female runner has knee pain due to rheumatoid arthritis

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

  • A man examines a woman's shoulder to see if she is a candidate for a reverse total shoulder replacement.

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

  • man suffers from shoulder pain in office

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