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Meniscus Repair Helps Prevent Arthritis

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Repairing the arthritic cartilage and replacing the missing meniscus can keep you biologic and help you delay or avoid an artificial knee replacement. In our view, biology trumps bionics any day of the week.

Take Two Breaths and Call Me in the Morning: An Unexpected Source of Relief From Arthritis Pain

Vijay Vad, M.D. | Posted 11.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Vijay Vad, M.D.

Proper breathing in a slow, controlled rhythm is the fastest pain reliever you can use. Your goal is to relax -- the opposite of what the pain response is. It is normal to tense up when in pain. By activating the relaxation response you are, in fact, reducing your pain.

Stay Active With Arthritis

Vijay Vad, M.D. | Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Vijay Vad, M.D.

By 2030, one out of every three Americans will suffer from arthritis.If you have arthritis pain, the good news is that you can become self-empowered to manage your own arthritis pain.

Osteoarthritis: What You Need to Know

Dr. Raj Sinha | Posted 07.16.2013 | Fifty
Dr. Raj Sinha

We generally think of arthritis as something that afflicts the elderly, but in fact, most people begin to see wear and tear of their joints in early adulthood.

To Knee or Not to Knee: Three Things to Consider Before You Say, 'I Want a Knee Replacement'

Martha Nelson | Posted 06.26.2013 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

Now on the other side of the decision, here are the three things I think are important to understand as you decide whether to have knee replacement surgery.

5 Tips to Avoid Knee-Replacement Surgery

Steven Sampson, D.O. | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Steven Sampson, D.O.

Once thought of a disease in the elderly, osteoarthritis is becoming more and more common in women and in younger patients. Here are five steps you can take to keep your knee joints healthy and avoid the knife.

Osteoarthritis and Obesity: The Crippling Combination

Dr. Mary I. O'Connor | Posted 11.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Mary I. O'Connor

No matter how the cycle begins, obesity and osteoarthritis are inextricably linked and must therefore be addressed together. Physical activity is key to reducing the risk of developing both, as well as countless other related diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, hypertension and stroke.

Arthritis: Why It Happens And How To Prevent It

Deepak Chopra | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Arthritis would seem to be a simple mechanical failure of our bodies. Through wear and tear, the cartilage wears out in certain joints -- primarily the hip, knee, lower back, neck and hands -- leading to stiffness, pain and eventually almost total immobility. 

How To Prevent (And Relieve) Knee Wear And Tear

Deepak Chopra | Posted 10.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

It's no wonder that by the time you reach age 60, chances are good you will have developed osteoarthritis of the knee, a sometimes-painful condition caused by wear and tear to the knee joint.

Complementary Osteoarthritis Treatment: What Works, What Doesn't

Loren Fishman, MD | Posted 07.04.2011 | Home
Loren Fishman, MD

Alternative therapies can bring a great deal of relief for people suffering from osteoarthritis. Here are a few worth looking into.