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.
While swimming is a potentially lifesaving skill and a great physical fitness activity, it also can be a tremendous source of fun, a rehabilitation tool, a confidence builder for kids, a lifetime hobby or an ultra competitive sport.
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.
Dynamic stretching has gained in popularity as a type of stretching based on movement and a great way to warm up before exercise or sports.
If you haven’t tried chia seed pudding yet, you’re in for a real (and healthy) treat.