The evening after knee replacement surgery, I was startled to see the size of my right leg. Having been sliced and diced, stitched and stapled, it was seemed as if I had gained ten pounds, all in that leg.
It seems like only yesterday you were bounding across the tennis court with the finesse of a Williams sister. Now your hips and knees ache just getting out of bed in the morning. Well, you're not alone.
Suggesting opening jars or bottles, cutting fresh herbs or raw veggies, and even grocery shopping to someone with a pain level of 7 or 8 on a 1-10 pain scale seems like being more part of the problem than the solution. Here are expert tips for managing arthritis pain.
Arthritis is the most common cause of disability in the U.S., affecting 43 million people and limiting physical activity in almost 19 million every year. Nutrition is underutilized in arthritis treatment. Can it help with the pain?