Can Meditation Ease Arthritis Pain?

Can Meditation Ease Arthritis Pain?

Millions of people in the United States are affected by chronic arthritis pain, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If you are among the one in four adults dealing with severe arthritis pain, you’re definitely not alone. As arthritis...
Couch Potato Syndrome and Your Joints

Couch Potato Syndrome and Your Joints

Nowadays, many people lead a sedentary lifestyle. After sitting during our commute to work, we sit behind a desk for eight (or more) hours a day, then sit some more for the commute back home. Once we’ve arrived, we’re mentally exhausted, so we sit and watch TV, look...
Understanding Stress Injuries to Joints

Understanding Stress Injuries to Joints

Quiz time! What do these three people have in common? Samantha, a 31-year-old administrative assistant Chris, a 19-year-old pro video gamer Robert, a 47-year-old assembly line worker If you guessed they’re all at risk for a repetitive joint injury, you’d be right! In...
Getting Active in the New Year

Getting Active in the New Year

Do you feel unmotivated after the holidays? When it comes to working out in the winter months, it can be challenging to get started. Whether the cold temperatures bother your joints, or you simply miss walking outdoors, you can still find a good exercise program and...
What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

If you’re one of the 1.5 million people in the United States with rheumatoid arthritis, you know how painful the disease can be. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory condition that occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks your own body’s...
Is Hyaluronic Acid a Wonder Drug?

Is Hyaluronic Acid a Wonder Drug?

Hyaluronic acid, also called hyaluronan, is a gooey substance your body makes to heal, cushion and lubricate its own parts. The highest concentrations are naturally found in the eyes, joints and skin. Over the last few decades, scientists have discovered the many...