Joint Conditions

Arthritis

Special Tea for Arthritis Pain

Do your joints ache with arthritis pain? Here's a remedy to sooth the soreness without dangerous side effects: Bring one-half…

Arthritis

Natural Cures for Arthritis

Research shows they really work! If you have arthritis, you may have shied away from natural medicine in the past…

Joint Conditions

Are Swollen Ankles a Serious Problem?

Puffy ankles are the price you pay whenever you overindulge in potato chips or another salty snack... and simply putting…

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Treat Sleep Problems to Minimize Arthritis Disability

Since rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affects about twice as many women as men, the implications of a new study are especially…

Knee

Arthritic Knees? Surprising Shoe Recommendation

Less Supportive Shoes Better for People with Knee Arthritis If you have painful arthritic knees, you probably think that you…

Gout

What Causes Gout?

Q: My friend has gout. What causes this, and how can he get relief? A: Gout is a type of…

Joint Conditions

Citrus Skins Reduce the Pain of a Sprain

Sprains and strains happen easily—and what a pain! To reduce the swelling of an injured joint (and after a doctor…

Hip

The Trouble with the New Hip Trend

A few years back, many folks with hurting hips were happy to learn that a newer bone-preserving procedure called hip…

Arthritis

How Bad Will Your Arthritis Get?

It’s not exactly a crystal ball, but doctors have a new way to predict the future health of your knees…

Arthritis

Arthritis Need Not Be Depressing—But It Can Be

If you have arthritis (or someone you know does), here’s an important new warning: Pay close attention to how the…

Knee

Do You Have Jeremy Lin Knee? It’s a Common Cause of Pain and Stiffness—But Don’t Get Surgery Until You Read This…

Basketball phenomenon Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks had to sit out part of the season because of a…

Knee

New and Improved Knee Surgery

My Aunt Evelyn is in her 80s. She built her own business and is there at her desk every day.…

Hip

A Consumer Guide to Hip Replacements

Expert Advice on How to Pick the Right Hip for You A hip replacement operation can be a godsend for…

Gout

Tiptoeing Around

If you have ever broken a toe (I usually do it once a summer, thanks to a tendency to go…

Hip

How Not to Die of a Broken Hip

About 25% of hip-fracture patients 65 years and older die within six months of the fracture... two-thirds die within two…