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arthritis

Patient Story

Bringing back the bounce

Ever since her teenage years, Samantha Searl had accepted knee pain as part of life. Not until age 48 did she discover she didn't have to live that way.

Healthy for the long haul

As the retirement age continues to shift, Americans will need to maintain good health into their 70s and beyond.

Battling inflammation? Opt for natural fatty acids

In the realm of omega-3, fish and plant-based foods are likely to outperform supplements.

Patient Story

‘Life can be so much better’

When Elvira Brico found herself sitting on a bench as her elderly mother marched on, she knew it had come time for joint replacement surgery.

Difficulties in daily living activities?

It may be rheumatoid arthritis. The symptoms of this condition often precede an actual diagnosis by several years.

Patient Story

‘Given me my life back’

Despite therapy and other treatments, Billie Ann Primmer’s hip pain became so intense she couldn’t walk. Hip replacement surgery offered hope.

The 10-minute battle

For those suffering arthritis, short walks each day can deliver pain relief and pave the way to independence.

Get a grip on hand pain

Left untreated, rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions can worsen and lead to bigger problems down the road.

The downside to yo-yo diets

Losing and regaining weight isn’t just demoralizing, it’s dangerous. There are better options for you.

‘Why did I wait?’

After overcoming her fears, a Michigan woman undergoes successful knee replacement surgery—and it changed her life.

Patient Story

‘They really bent over backwards to help me’

When wrist pain afflicted 97-year-old World War II veteran Norius Crisan, he found quick relief.

Gout could increase heart disease risk

This painful condition causes inflammation in the joints and in the body.