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Should You Consider Knee Replacement Surgery for OA?

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March 17, 2017

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Should You Consider Knee Replacement Surgery for OA?

Osteoarthritis (OA) can be an incredibly painful condition– although no one who suffers from it needs to be told that twice!

OA frequently hits your knees the hardest, since they carry the strain of your body weight and daily activities. …

 

New Year’s Travel Tips for Osteoarthritis Sufferers

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December 30, 2016

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New Year’s Travel Tips for Osteoarthritis Sufferers

There’s no doubt about it, the holidays can be a stressful time for anyone with all the planning, family obligations, cold weather and travel. But for people living with osteoarthritis (OA), traveling over the holidays can be even more …

 

Nanoparticle Injections: The Next Osteoarthritis Treatment?

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October 19, 2016

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Nanoparticle Injections: The Next Osteoarthritis Treatment?

Osteoarthritis (OA) can be an extremely painful condition that affects many people throughout the United States and the world. Although clinical research on osteoarthritis continues to look for new and better treatments, there is no comprehensive cure for the disease

 

Injection Treatments for Osteoarthritis: What You Need to Know

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October 12, 2016

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Injection Treatments for Osteoarthritis: What You Need to Know

One of the most common places osteoarthritis (OA) can strike is the knees.  That chronic pain can prevent you from being as active as you’d like to be, but what are your options when nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs no longer …

 

8 Common Causes of Osteoarthritis (OA)

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July 28, 2016

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8 Common Causes of Osteoarthritis (OA)

 
Did you know that osteoarthritis (OA) affects as many as 27 million Americans? This common type of arthritis often develops in your joints after the cartilage begins to deteriorate. The cartilage serves as a buffer between your …

 

Why Weight Management for Osteoarthritis is so Important

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February 16, 2016

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Why Weight Management for Osteoarthritis is so Important

Patient learns how weight management helps his osteoarthritisOsteoarthritis (OA) is a painful and all too common form of arthritis. However, the symptoms of osteoarthritis can be exacerbated if you are overweight. If you live with this medical condition, it’s important to understand why weight management for osteoarthritis

 

A New Osteoarthritis Treatment…Made from Silk?

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December 13, 2015

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A New Osteoarthritis Treatment…Made from Silk?

When most people think of silk, they think of the luxury fabric. However, for osteoarthritis patients everywhere, it could soon mean so much more!

Cocoon Biotech Inc. was founded in 2013 by Massachusetts General Hospital Resident Ailis Tweed-Kent and Tufts …

 

Does Yoga Work for Osteoarthritis Pain? New Study Says Yes!

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September 28, 2015

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Does Yoga Work for Osteoarthritis Pain? New Study Says Yes!

It’s estimated that about 50 million people in the U.S. are living with the effects of osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). These are chronic diseases that can have a drastic effect on your quality of life. Researchers have spent …

 

What are the Best Foods for Arthritis?

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May 11, 2015

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What are the Best Foods for Arthritis?

If you have been diagnosed with arthritis, then there are certain things that will need to change in your life. Unfortunately, many arthritis sufferers don’t realize what kind of impact their diet can have on their joints. Since May

 

Too Much Osteoarthritis Pain? Here are 8 Ways to Manage It

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February 19, 2015

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Too Much Osteoarthritis Pain? Here are 8 Ways to Manage It

Doctor writes prescription for OA medicationOsteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis out there. For those living with this inflammatory condition, many of life’s daily activities can become significant challenges. Luckily, there are several things that you can do to help manage your …

 
 
 

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