You may not think much about your joints – unless they start to hurt. But prevention is the best medicine. Discover five ways to keep joints strong and healthy as you age.
Can weather cause joint pain? Falling temperature and barometric pressure, combined with rising humidity, may be to blame. While you can’t control the weather, you can take steps to feel better.
Often, joint cracking can be loud – and perhaps a little disconcerting. It’s no wonder that many people think there might be something wrong with their joints when they hear them pinging away.
Hypermobility (more commonly called being double-jointed) affects about 20% of people. An orthopaedic surgeon explains the cause and when hypermobility can be a problem.
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Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Orthopaedic surgeon Steven Maschke, MD, fields this one on noisy joints.
Depending on the severity of your pain, injections can be another option for easing your joint pain and get you moving again.
You may already be taking medicines — either prescription or over-the-counter — to relieve morning stiffness, inflammation and pain in your joints. But many studies show that certain foods, spices and supplements may help in addition to medicines.
If you haven’t tried chia seed pudding yet, you’re in for a real (and healthy) treat.
Hammertoe is a common foot deformity. Here’s the best way to prevent or treat them.
Tennis requires you to twist, turn and run in multiple directions. It’s great for you, and by taking proper precautions, you can minimize your risk of tennis-related injuries. “Playing tennis on a regular basis is good for your body and mind,” says Dace Zemzars, ATC, PTA, of Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Center. “It’s a fun … Read More