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bones

Are your knees talking to you?

New technology that listens to creaking joints could soon help doctors diagnose osteoarthritis.

Time to look at your telltale gait?

How fast you walk might offer hints at how fast your body is aging.

Sore? Ice first, then heat

You don't need strong medicine or fancy gadgets to ease your pain—just a bag of frozen peas and some patience.

Build healthy bones at any age

Preventive care and regular exercise are essential steps to ward off injury and maintain strength.

How to avoid ‘inflamm-aging’

Take the inflammation and aging process off the fast track by making smarter choices about lifestyle, diet and mental health.

Want to get fit? You’re never too old

The body can adapt to a new exercise regimen at just about any age.

The changing hazards of middle age

Growing use of prescription medications—as well as addiction to illegal drugs and alcohol—has led to middle-age adults experiencing more injuries from falls.

The plight of the typist

Repetitive strain injury can beleaguer office workers and others who repeat the same movements each day. Learn how to stop it before it becomes a bigger problem.

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.

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.

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