100 Different Types of Arthritis

As we age, many of us start to feel pain in certain joints, particularly in the hands, hips, knees, feet and spine. A medical professional might make the broad diagnosis of arthritis, an inflammation of the joint that causes pain and stiffness, but do you know that there are at least 100 different types of arthritis that fall under this very broad umbrella? The most common type of arthritis is … [Read more...]

Surgery Isn’t The Answer for Chronic Knee Pain

Many people have knee surgery after suffering through years of chronic knee pain due to sports injuries or osteoarthritis. They may have tried pain medications, massage therapy, bed rest, heat and ice application, even cortisone injections – but the knee pain continues. It gets to the point where you may be given a recommendation that surgery is the only option remaining. But is it? A study was … [Read more...]

Surgery Isn't The Answer for Chronic Knee Pain

Many people have knee surgery after suffering through years of chronic knee pain due to sports injuries or osteoarthritis. They may have tried pain medications, massage therapy, bed rest, heat and ice application, even cortisone injections – but the knee pain continues. It gets to the point where you may be given a recommendation that surgery is the only option remaining. But is it? A study was … [Read more...]