The availability of the CMI is good news for people who badly tear their meniscus cartilage. Ideally, meniscus cartilage tears must be repaired and reconstructed when they are freshly diagnosed
In the 1966 movie-so-bad-it-might-be-fun, 1966 BILLY THE KID VS. DRACULA, there is a scene that made me cringe, and not for the reasons the film-makers intended.
We are sold the idea that remaining slim is primarily important as a means of attracting the opposite sex, rather than as a path to good health and longevity.
The biologic era of joint repair is evolving so rapidly that removing injured tissues may soon be a surgical procedure of the past. Repairing, regenerating, and replacing tissues with natural tissues as opposed to artificial materials, is the path keeping biologics firmly ahead of bionics in orthopedics.
It only takes one step to change your sedentary life and that step is do it because you want to, not because you have to. I'm told I inspire, if that's true what's the next step? Do you listen to your body and take action? There has to be the desire, the energy, the love for what you are doing.
We need to do a better job of addressing chronic pain from a patient's perspective. And that includes more research around the neurobiology of pain. Having people endure daily pain just is not acceptable, and no one should consider it normal.
There are literally hundreds of different arthritis aids and other products on the market today that can help people with arthritic hands and carpal tunnel syndrome.
And now we find ourselves in the present. Winter 2015. If you looked at Lilly today, you would never know the hell she has been through. If you look at any person with an autoimmune disease, you often would not.
I tried countless different medicines. Too many to mention with too many uncomfortable side effects to explain. I kept a medicine log (along with a feeding log for my newborn) to remember everything.
The numbers are staggering and there is no cure! Yet, one in five American adults and 300,000 kids in the U.S. are affected by arthritis and battle debilitating chronic pain every day.
Joggling is a unique challenge, even for talented athletes. As fatigue sets in, it becomes increasingly difficult not to drop the balls. A joggler has to ignore the million nagging disturbances of pain, other runners, and changes in the running surface.
Don't assume your senior pet is going to die soon or falsely conclude your veterinarian cannot help your older pet. Your veterinarian has the knowledge and skills to help you and your pet through this illness.
ignored the wheelchair for weeks. I wanted nothing to do with it. It was a reminder that I am no longer an active, agile young woman accustomed to flitting hither and yon under my own steam. To acknowledge and accept it meant I was officially ancient and disabled.
It's the 18th of December and the Christmas countdown is officially on. Last week, I came across a new trend unravelling on my Instagram -- #ShareATre...
by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Joints work so well, we often take them for granted. These wonderfully engi...
Today I thought I'd give you all a taste of what life can be like for someone with a chronic illness. It's important to remember that no two days are the same, and while this is an average day for me, some can be better and others may be much worse.