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Joint Pain

Are There Other Options Besides Medications for Gout and Osteoarthritis?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

Obesity and being overweight are linked to higher disease state complications and progression of both gout and osteoarthritis. So getting yourself into target weight is important for joint health.

Great Stretches For The Senior Crowd, From Joel Harper (VIDEO)

Posted 01.23.2014 | MarloThomas

Celebrity fitness trainer Joel Harper had some great stretching exercise suggestions for senior citizens to share with us. For seniors with back, ...

Feeling Tired and Achy? Here's Another Perspective to Think About

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 02.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

Despite how common symptoms seem, there is no such thing as cookie-cutter medicine and each patient needs to be evaluated as though each case is in fact different, even if the symptoms seem common.

Dr. Pat Consults: When to Call In a Physiatrist

Patricia Yarberry Allen | Posted 12.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Patricia Yarberry Allen

A physiatrist is a physician who specializes in the practice of physical medicine and rehabilitation. These physicians are trained to diagnose and treat musculoskeletal and/or neurological conditions.

Natural Relief From Breast Cancer Treatment Side Effects: Joint Pain

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 01.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

After breast cancer treatment, many women are prescribed aromatase inhibitors to prevent recurrence of estrogen sensitive tumors. These drugs can cause joint pain that leads many women to stop using them, thus increasing their risk of a recurrence.

What Is Chi Running?

Michael Boblett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Boblett

Your whole body is a "team" of shock-absorbers working in a beautifully interactive system. If all the parts of the system work together, you avoid injury. If they don't, you may get hurt.

Foods To Avoid If You Have Joint Pain (PHOTOS)

Health.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Gout is an extremely painful inflammation of the joints caused by a buildup of needle-sharp uric-acid crystals. The big toe is the most common targe...

Study: Growth Hormone Can Aid Athletic Performance

AP | STEPHANIE NANO | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — Researchers are reporting the first scientific evidence that a hormone banned in sports can boost athletic performance. The improvem...

Blog Castor Oil for Knee and Muscle Pain

Stefan Aschan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stefan Aschan

Castor oil packs boost the body's defense statues since lymphocytes defend the by forming antibodies against pathogens and their toxins.