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Shown speaking is Dr. Mark Seibel, an orthopedic surgeon at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Pain levels are nearly on par with the kind of discomfort experienced by many osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis patients, according to the study, which is scheduled for presentation Tuesday at the American Thoracic Society annual meeting in Philadelphia.
Is it difficult to twist, turn or bend at the knees, hips or shoulders? Do you have swelling, warmth and redness in your joints or in the soft tissues around your joint every time you run, jump or exercise? Does the pain seem to linger for weeks? If so, then it's time to see a physician.
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Older people and those with conditions affecting their bones often believe that exercise is unsafe.
Until just a year ago, Leone Cranson was a ballroom dancer. She had to stop when the arthritis in her hip made dancing too painful.
Injections of a sugar solution appear to help relieve knee pain and stiffness related to osteoarthritis, a new study suggests.
Much of the May/June 2013 issue of Annals of Family Medicine and the entirety of an accompanying supplement published in partnership with the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality are about changing primary care practice.
A Durham chiropractor is spreading the word about the benefits of chiropractic care to seniors through ongoing education outreach.
When Benjamin Franklin wrote, "Nothing can be said to be certain, but death and taxes," he was sorely mistaken, no pun intended.
In the future, joint replacement surgery might be avoidable Newswise - Scientists at Johns Hopkins have turned their view of osteoarthritis inside out.
When placed in the bone beneath the cartilage of a rat's knee joint, antibodies against the protein TGF-beta1 can prevent the damage caused by osteoarthritis.
The FDA has approved a new use for Simponi injection to treat adults with moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis.
Alvin Phipps is the lone male among the regulars who spend about an hour doing gentle exercises at the North Plains Senior Center before a group sets off on their weekly "Walk With Ease" around town.