Barometric pressure and pain
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Pain and Barometric Pressure

There’s a Connection Between Pain and Barometric Pressure When we’re young, we may be happily oblivious to the link between pain and the weather just as we’re less susceptible to pain in general. But as we get older, we may find that the weather really does affect the degree to which we experience knee pain, …

Zilrettta and osteoarthritis knee pain
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Zilretta and Osteoarthritis

What is Zilretta? Zilretta is an innovative new treatment specifically for osteoarthritis knee pain. To understand exactly what Zilretta is, how it works, and whether it’s right for you, let’s start by reviewing exactly what osteoarthritis is. What is Osteoarthritis? In a nutshell, osteoarthritis is deterioration of the cartilage in your joints. When you’re young, …

Osteoarthritis knee pain
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Habits That Can Make Osteoarthritis Knee Pain Worse

Why Do You Have Osteoarthritis Knee Pain? Osteoarthritis is a progressive joint disease. Over time, the cartilage in a joint, very often (although not always) the knee, deteriorates, and that’s a problem because the cartilage cushions the bones that come together in the knee and allows it to bend as it should, easily and without …

Arthritis pain relief
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Things YOU Can Do to Relieve Arthritis Pain

Arthritis and Arthritis Pain Arthritis is the blanket term for over a hundred diseases. Doctors classify types of arthritis (for example, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis) partly based on the specific causes, but they’re all disorders that affect the joints. Arthritis can produce a number of symptoms including swollen joints, redness, joint inflammation, stiffness, and, notably, …

Osteoarthritis recipes
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Recipes for Osteoarthritis Sufferers

How Recipes for Osteoarthritis Sufferers Bring Relief When symptoms are at their worse, osteoarthritis can bring severe pain and loss of mobility that make many routine life tasks difficult or even impossible. Fortunately, there are things a person can do to manage the condition and minimize both the frequency and intensity of flare-ups. Staying active …

Osteoarthritis and food
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Osteoarthritis and Food

Why Do We Experience Osteoarthritis Pain? There’s an even chance that every one of us during his or her life will develop osteoarthritis. The resulting osteoarthritis pain can have a severe impact on a person’s life, and that’s why medical science has worked so hard to understand the condition. Osteoarthritis brings pain and decreased mobility …

Osteoarthritis and exercise
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Osteoarthritis and Exercise

How Exercise Helps Osteoarthritis Sufferers When you’re experiencing osteoarthritis pain, you may fear that exercise will only make things worse. But in reality, exercise can help relieve symptoms in a number of ways. Moving increases blood flow and brings oxygen and nutrients to the cartilage in your joints. This in turn can help joints work …