9 Easy Ways to Be Kind to Your Joints

9 Easy Ways to Be Kind to Your Joints

9 Easy Ways to Be Kind to Your Joints When we’re young, we take our joints for granted. We just assume they’ll function as they should to let us move around freely and engage in the activities we want to. As we age, however, that can become less and less true. Many...
The Importance of Having a Bone Density Test

The Importance of Having a Bone Density Test

Why Are Bone Density Tests Important? A bone density test provides you and your doctor with valuable information about the health of your bones. The bone density test reveals if you have normal bone density, low bone density (also called osteopenia), or osteoporosis....
How Joints Change as We Age

How Joints Change as We Age

How Joints Change as We Age Age affects us in visible ways. Our hair turns gray, our skin loses it youthful smoothness and our posture may change. Just as the body changes on the outside as it grows older, it changes on the inside too. One of the most profound...
The Link Between Obesity and Arthritis

The Link Between Obesity and Arthritis

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2 out of 3 Americans are either overweight or obese. Why is obesity linked with arthritis? We already know that being obese increases the risk of developing certain chronic diseases such as diabetes....