The holiday season comes with little indulgences. But when you have gout, you have to make sure those little indulgences don’t turn into big flare-ups.
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Find tips for daily living and the latest breakthroughs in treating adult and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, vasculitis, osteoporosis, gout and more from our Orthopaedic & Rheumatologic Institute.
With boot season well under way, you may think it's time to do something about that large bump at the base of your big toe. Find out what you can do at home and when it may be time for surgery.
No magic diet will make your arthritis disappear — but what you eat can ease your symptoms.
Have you torn your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)? If, unfortunately, you have, you and your doctor need to weigh one factor very carefully when you discuss treatment options: your age.
When you’re facing a new medical diagnosis, how do you know you have been diagnosed correctly or are making the right treatment choices? A second medical opinion can offer new information, a new perspective and peace of mind.
There is no shortage of bad advice out there — especially when it comes to arthritis and your diet.
Milk and dairy products are concentrated calcium sources, and we know calcium fortifies bones and prevents osteoporosis. However, a recent study suggests that while some milk may be good, more is not better.
Opioids are powerful painkillers but aren’t usually for chronic pain. They are highly addictive, cause unwelcome side effects and often aren’t effective long-term.
Older Americans can easily strain a shoulder. Here's how to recognize the difference between a rotator cuff injury that can result and a more common culprit: tendonitis.
Colas and coffee affect women's bone density and could lead to osteoporosis. But tea -- even the kind with caffeine -- and other sodas do not. And men are not affected at all. Confused? You're not alone.