Blogs about Arthritis

What to do for Arthritis in the Knee

Many times as we age arthritis can build up in certain joints. The knee is one of the joints that is more susceptible to arthritis.

Staying independent as we age exercise prescription

Dr. Wayne Westcott Ph.D. states that it is important to realize that muscles are the engines of our bodie . He explains that our muscles are where combustion occurs, where energy is released, where power is produced, and where movement originates.Muscles have long been recognized as key factors in physical performance and athletic achievement, however strength training has a much greater application by having a major influence on both our physical and mental health.

Injuries in the Young and Arthritis

We all hear the stories about how sport is bad for you, running causes arthritis etc. but the reality is that until recently there had been, until recently, very few studies that looked at the effect of injury in young people later in their life. One of the most common areas of the body to be injured is the knee joint and similarly this is also one of the most common areas to get knee arthritis.Recent Study

Bone Spurs (Osteophytes)

    Bone Spurs (Osteophytes) Basic Bone Spur Facts • A bone spur is a tiny pointed outgrowth of bone.• Bone spurs are usually caused by local inflammation, such as from degenerative arthritis or tendonitis. • Bone spurs develop in areas of inflammation or injury of nearby cartilage or tendons.

7 benefits of regular physical activity

7 benefits of regular physical activity You know exercise is good for you, but do you know how good? How exercise can improve your life. No. 1: Exercise controls weight