For less pain and a better quality of life, it is so important to diagnose and manage your osteoarthritis. Rheumatologist Scott Burg, DO, explains in detail.
Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Orthopaedic surgeon Steven Maschke, MD, fields this one on painful bumps on fingers due to osteoarthritis.
Our expert explains when topical NSAIDs are a good option to treat arthritis pain ― while minimizing possible NSAID-related side effects.
A procedure that destroys pain-signaling nerves provides relief for many osteoarthritis sufferers.
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Flat feet aren’t uncommon, especially as we age. Our orthopaedic surgeon explains what help is available if yours become painful.
Q: Is there anything I can do to prevent osteoarthritis? Or is it just inevitable? A: Osteoarthritis may seem like something we have to put up with as we age. It may not be possible to completely stop the underlying cause of osteoarthritis, but that does not mean there’s nothing you can do. Osteoarthritis develops … Read More
Imagine how frustrating it would be to try to open a jar or button a shirt without your thumb. This feeling is all too common for those with one of the most common types of hand osteoarthritis.
As little as 10 years ago, joint replacement surgery was rather rigorous, with a long, 10-inch incision, a hospital stay and time at a rehab facility. Now, however, newer, more advanced techniques are changing the patient’s experience.
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.
For most people with osteoarthritis, the cause of their condition is unclear. But certain factors are known to increase your risk for osteoarthritis. One of them is an injury from sports or some other trauma.