Tag: arthritis

Arthritis Flare-Ups: Prevention is Key Via Staying...

For many people with arthritis, a flare-up occurs when symptoms — sometimes suddenly — get more intense. The flare-up might...

December 3, 2020

Here’s How Arthritis is Diagnosed and Treated...

Arthritis affects roughly 55 million U.S. adults — about 1 in 4 — and it’s one of the most common...

June 18, 2020

Arthritis Afflicts Younger Americans

Arthritis used to be thought of as an inevitable part of getting older. As joints and the protective structures around...

February 13, 2018

Expanding Use of Plasma Injections in Orthopedic...

In recent years, both famous athletes and not-so-famous weekend warriors have received platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections to heal common orthopedic...

May 8, 2017

Roundup: Poor U.S. Diets Linked to Half...

Americans are not eating enough healthy foods, such as nuts and seeds, fruits and vegetables, and seafood rich with omega-3...

March 10, 2017

Exercise and Seniors: Common Myths

Aerobic and muscle-strengthening exercises, or some kind of regular physical activity, can improve the quality of life for adults at...

July 19, 2016

Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Arthritis

There is no sure way to prevent arthritis. Some causes of the disease, such as increasing age, family history and...

May 11, 2016

Strength Training Delivers Health Benefits (Watch Now)

(Caption: Fitness expert from Mariners Hospital Wellness Center offers strength-training tips.) Looking to reduce pain, improve bone density or burn...

January 7, 2016

Top Myths About Arthritis (Video)

Arthritis affects an estimated 52.5 million U.S. adults, more than 1 in 5, and it is the nation’s most common...

May 5, 2015

The Perils of High Heels: Fashion vs....

For a recent mid-summer black-tie wedding, I wore four-inch stiletto heels. After several hours, my feet ached, and I noticed...

July 30, 2014

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