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Tips for Living with Arthritis

Arthritis effects one in five Americans. That’s more than 46 million people in this country. Experts say it’s only going to get worse. There are things you can do to make your day easier. People with arthritis have a reduction of 1/3 to one half of their full functioning capability. Studies show listening to classical […]

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Impact of Footwear on Arthritis

Arthritis affects 46 million people. More than five times the population of New York City. Doctors say you may be able to ease the pain of arthritis by switching your shoes. Doctors at Rush University Medical Center study footwear’s impact on arthritis. Sensors and 3-d software measure the force different shoes put on your knees. […]

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Vaccinations and Arthritis

Swedish researchers say routine adult vaccinations don’t appear to increase the risk of rheumatoid arthritis. The researchers examined vaccination histories of 2000 people between the ages of 18 and 70 with rheumatoid arthritis, and 2000 without it. Vaccinations included flu, tetanus, dephtheria, polio, and hepatitis among others. Results show the type or number of vaccinations […]

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Benefits of Water Exercise

If you’re looking for a fun, easy way to ease back into an exercise routine, try water aerobics. Kelly Geppi is a certified exercise specialist. Kelly, what are some of the benefits of exercising in water? First, the buoyancy of water causes heart rates and blood pressures at rest and during exercise to be lower […]

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Foods That Help Osteoarthritis

Millions of americans suffer from osteoarthritis. For years, Dana Lock has suffered from osteoarthritis, very painful, it definitely limits your activity. From injections to anti inflammatory drugs, creams to knee braces, she’s tried everything to get relief. Now experts say a simple way to ease stiff, painful knees, food. Researchers at Oklahoma state university found […]

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Tai Chi for Arthritis

The ancient art is part of a new study of its value for older people with arthritis. More than 350 people are participating in the study by people are participating in the study by the centers for disease control and prevention. A CDC finding that tai chi for arthritis rates as “evidence-based” could mean that […]

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Gout Symptoms and Causes

Gout is becoming more common in the U.S. it’s a type of arthritis, caused by a buildup of uric acid in the blood. That acid can crystallize and build up in the joints especially the joints of the foot. It’s extremely painful. Experts blame the obesity epidemic as well as dietary choices for the problem. […]

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Arthritis – Osteoarthritis

Transcript: One in five people in the us, suffers from arthritis, it’s the most common cause of disability, and the numbers are expected to increase. That’s why the CDC and the arthritis foundation are working together on the first of its kind comprehensive national action plan. Doctor John Klippel, is president and CEO of the […]

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Arthritis Treatments

Transcript: Today we are talking about arthritis. There are over 100 different forms of arthritis and an estimated 46 million individuals in the USA have arthritis and the numbers continue to increase each year.

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Arthritis Treatments

ARTHRITIS, THAT ACHY SWOLLEN JOINT PAIN. PAIN. IT’S NOT JUST AN OLD PERSONS DISEASE. THIS MORNING CAROLYN HOLLY BUSTS THAT MYTH. HEAR WHY YOU MAY NEED THIS K. THINK. EXERCISING WITH HIS WIFE AND DOG HAS BEEN NO WALK IN THE PARK FOR MIKE DEPAOLA IN FACT UP UNTIL NOW, TO DO THIS WAS DOWN […]

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