Managing Osteoarthritis Pain Without Medication

Managing Osteoarthritis Pain Without Medication

Osteoarthritis pain is no joke. Those who suffer from it—and there are 30 million people in the U.S. alone who do—know that it can get worse over time to the point where it’s chronic, seriously affecting range of motion and mobility. Our natural tendency is to look...
5 Ways to Age-Proof Your Joints

5 Ways to Age-Proof Your Joints

Joint health is a critical part of your well-being, health, and independence. If you have arthritis, you probably already know the importance of taking care of your joints. The good news is that getting older doesn’t have to prevent you from doing all of the...
Interesting Facts About Joints

Interesting Facts About Joints

Interesting Facts About Joints A joint is defined as a place in the body where two bones come together. They’re the structures that enable us to move. You knew that, right? But wait! It’s a little more complicated than that. Here are 7 interesting facts about joints...
How Exercise Helps Your Joints

How Exercise Helps Your Joints

It’s common knowledge that regular exercise has many health benefits, including helping our bodies stay strong and mobile. But did you know that exercise can also improve your joint health? Orthopedic experts have found that regular exercise not only decreases...
Common Sports Injuries to Joints

Common Sports Injuries to Joints

Common Sports Injuries to Joints Joint injuries during sports aren’t uncommon. These tend to occur for one of two main reasons: overuse or trauma. Overuse involves repetitive motion that puts stress on joints by using them over and over in an unaccustomed way. Trauma...
Heat or Ice? Which is Best for Your Joints?

Heat or Ice? Which is Best for Your Joints?

Whether it’s inflammation, sore muscles, or osteoarthritis pain, heat therapy or cold compresses can provide pain relief. And although treating joint pain with heat and cold therapy is an effective practice for a variety of conditions and injuries, it’s not always...