Category Archives: Joint Pain

How to Prevent Knee Pain in Old Age

If you’re wondering how to prevent knee pain in old age, the answer often comes down to taking steps today to reduce your risk. By reducing your risk for the nine most common causes and risk factors for knee pain, you can prevent a large possibility of knee pain in your future. How does anatomy […]

7 Tips for Flying without Joint Pain

Sitting on a flight last week, I overheard many complaints from nearby passengers. From not being able to get their bags lifted into overhead bins to sore backs and cramped knees. But, this didn’t surprise me! We often hear complaints about flying from our clients. Headaches, neck stiffness, sore knees, hip pain, and swollen ankles […]

11 Tips for Flying with Arthritis

Whether you’re traveling for business, to see family, or go on a exotic vacation, flying can be a hassle—especially if you have a chronic condition like arthritis. If you have a flight coming up, there are steps you can take to manage arthritis pain and stiffness. Here’s what you can do both before your flight and […]

9 Ways to Keep your Joints Healthy

Many people with arthritis resist regular physical activity or exercise because they fear it will increase pain or further damage their joints. The body is supposed to move; our joints allow for movement. In fact, movement eases joint stiffness, reduces joint pain, strengthens the muscles which surround the joints, and help us maintain a healthy […]

7 Foods Ingredients that can cause Inflammation

When you have arthritis, your body is in an inflammatory state. What you eat may not only increase inflammation, it can also set you up for other chronic conditions such as obesity, heart disease and diabetes. Here are 8 food ingredients that may trigger more inflammation in your body. 1. Sugar It may be hard […]

4 Ways to Improve your Posture

Though improving your posture is no easy feat, having good posture can help you look and feel better. If you find yourself slouching a lot, take steps to work on your posture in all parts of your life, from walking to sleeping. Though improvement takes time, you can use brain tricks to help you remember […]

5 LOW-IMPACT EXERCISES FOR SORE JOINTS

If you’re working full-pelt in your sessions, your joints may be feeling swollen and sore. Perhaps you’ve decided to throw in the towel altogether, and if you’re in that much pain, who can blame you? Ironically, stopping altogether can make the condition feel worse as strength dissipates, fitness levels decrease and the impact of no […]

12 TIPS FOR WALKING WHEN YOU HAVE BAD KNEES

Bad knees can be a challenge for walking, but it is a recommended way to maintain your function and reduce your symptoms. If you have knee pain due to osteoarthritis or other causes, you don’t have to let that keep you from starting a walking program. A regular program of walking can reduce stiffness and […]

SIMPLE TIPS TO PROTECT YOUR JOINTS

Medical professionals are an important part of managing arthritis. For example, your doctor can make sure you’re taking the right medications, and physical or occupational therapists can help you find safe and effective ways to exercise and modify your daily activities. But ultimately, the day-to-day work of managing your arthritis falls to you. One way […]

7 Foods that Help your Joints

Whether you’re 23 or 73, you’ll deal with some joint aches and pains at some point. Joint pain has many causes, but it’s often a symptom of arthritis, an umbrella term for more than 100 conditions that cause joint pain, stiffness, and inflammation. In young, active guys, arthritis typically shows up because of a old sports […]