Exercises to Relieve Arthritis Pain

May 11, 2016

Approximately 52.5 million Americans have been diagnosed with arthritis, representing nearly 1 in 4 people, according to figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This figure jumps to about 50 percent among adults older than 65 years of...

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Treatments for Hip Arthritis

April 2, 2016

Millions of Americans, many of whom are older adults, develop arthritis at some point in their life. In fact, hip arthritis affects 1 in 4 people over age 85, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Not only...

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5 Common Reasons Why Your Shoulder Is in Pain

March 29, 2016

The shoulder has a very versatile range of motion. Although this makes it an effective and well-used joint, it also means that many things can go wrong within the shoulder joint. If you are experiencing shoulder pain for more than...

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Common Orthopedic Conditions in the Elderly

November 12, 2015

There are nearly 45 million people over the age of 65 in the United States, and that figure is expected to rise to 98 million by 2060. This rapidly aging population and biological changes to older adults’ bodies mean that orthopedic...

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Foods That Help Arthritis

September 30, 2015

More than 50 million Americans suffer from a form of arthritis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Even mild cases of arthritis can be very distressing for patients, preventing them from engaging in the activities they love....

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Who Should Have a Hip Replacement?

October 1, 2014

Each year, approximately 290,000 hip replacement surgeries are conducted in the United States alone. Since the procedure was first performed in 1960, advances in the surgical techniques and materials used have made it one of the most successful and effective orthopedic...

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