Knee Arthritis – How to Change Lifestyle

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Last updated: 6th June, 2017   Limit the activities such as (knee; bending, twisting and high impact). Try specific home exercises that can be performed to keep the muscles stronger. Weight loss and the maintenance of proper body weight can help reduce the pain of knee arthritis. Simple activities such as walking can be made easier with weight […]

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Importance of Exercise in Osteoarthritis

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Last updated: 5th June, 2017   Research shows that exercise is one of the best treatments for osteoarthritis. Exercise can improve mood and outlook, decreases pain, increases flexibility, strengthen the heart and improve blood flow, maintain weight, and promote general physical fitness. Fighting Osteoarthritis with Exercise You can use exercise to keep strong and limber, improve […]

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Symptoms of Major types of Arthritis

Last updated: 26th May, 2017   A basic knowledge of the major types of arthritis will better prepare you for a doctor appointment. You will find it easier to formulate questions and communicate with your doctor once you are confident that you understand basic facts about arthritis symptoms. Rheumatoid Arthritis RA is an inflammatory type of […]

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All about Partial Knee Replacement

Partial Knee Replacement

Last updated: 14th February, 2017  What is a Partial Knee Replacement? Partial Knee Replacement, also known as Unicondylar Knee Replacement or Unicompartmental Knee Replacement is a surgical procedure performed to alleviate pain and mobility issues in patients who have limited damage to knee joints. The damage could be due to arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or trauma. Before […]

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10 common causes for chronic knee pain

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  The knee is the largest and most complex joint in our body, which is used extensively for many regular day to day activities. Chronic knee pain is one of the common problems that can occur in the later ages. It is a long-term condition, which is sometimes associated with swelling and sensitivity. Any weight-bearing […]

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Joint pain – how an early intervention helps?

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  As someone who helps the patient get rid of their pain, I am often surprised how many people just keep ignoring their joint pains until it becomes much worse. There is an understanding that something like this should be just accepted as part of aging. However, this acceptance of pain can […]

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Are Oxinium implants worth the extra cost?

Oxinium Implants

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  When a patient is advised a knee replacement surgery, an important aspect of the surgery involves the choice of the knee implant type. There are several aspects to consider in selecting an implant type such as the degree of motion supported, the type of metal alloy used, cost and durability to […]

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New Gout drug approved by FDA!

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  December 22, 2015:  FDA has approved AstraZeneca’s (AZN) new drug for Gout named Zurampic, but requires AstraZeneca to conduct a post-marketing study on its effect on kidneys and cardiovascular systems. The drug would also need to have a boxed warning about the risks of Kidney failure. Gout is a form of arthritis caused by the […]

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