Stiff and achy knees are most often caused by osteoarthritis a.k.a. wear-and-tear arthritis. The disease is characterized by the wearing away of the cartilage that covers the bone surfaces within a joint.
Many hospitals are postponing elective knee or hip replacement surgeries so medical resources can be made available to treat severely ill patients infected by the COVID-19 virus.
Stories about people being able to predict weather changes depending on their knee pain aren’t complete fiction. If you suffer from arthritis, there is a good chance you can feel a storm coming by the increase in your joint pain. There does appear to be a scientific basis for this phenomenon.
Hip replacement surgery is usually performed as an elective procedure. When making this life-changing decision, you need to well informed of the facts.
Joint replacement surgery puts the body under a lot of stress and proper nutrition is essential to ensure a positive surgical outcome.
Hip pain can make simple activities like climbing stairs, getting up from a chair, or picking up things off the floor seem like torture.
Heart disease is no longer considered an old person’s disease. It can happen to anyone at any age. Heart health month is celebrated in February to raise awareness about risk factors for heart disease and what can be done to prevent it.