Give Your Joints Some Love This Winter

Punxsatawney Phil, the groundhog didn’t see his shadow and is heralding an early spring! There’s a collective sigh of relief as we anticipate the arrival of warmer weather this spring. However, even as we count down the days, it’s important to remember that the tail end of winter can still be tough on our bodies, […]

Know the Facts for National Arthritis Awareness Month

Every May, as we observe National Arthritis Awareness Month, the urgency to address and understand osteoarthritis has never been greater. Recent findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021 reveal that osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease, already affects 15% of the global population over the age of 30. With current trends, this number is […]

You’ve Been Diagnosed with Wrist Arthritis, Now What?

Perhaps you’ve had trouble opening jars lately, gripping a tennis racket, holding on to a broom or a cup while taking a sip of water. Does your wrist throb, swell, or feel tender and painful to the touch? You may also hear clicking, grinding, or cracking sounds when you move it. A possible explanation is […]

Insufficiency Fractures: What are they and when to consult your doctor

Exercise is a great way to stay in shape and boost your mood, but sometimes overuse and repetitive movements can cause small cracks in the bone, known as insufficiency fractures or stress fractures. An insufficiency fracture is a specific type of stress fracture that occurs below the surface of the bone on weight-bearing joints and […]

Notice That Your Joint Pain Is Worse At Night? Here’s Why!

Many arthritis sufferers find that their symptoms are worse at night. It could be that levels of the anti-inflammatory hormone cortisol are naturally lower at night; plus, staying still in one position might cause joints to become stiff. Less distractions in the evening could also turn your attention inward on your joint pain, making your […]

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