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Shoes Restricting Foot Movement Increase Knee Osteoarthritis Risk

Shoes Restricting Foot Movement Increase Knee Osteoarthritis Risk

Are you suffering from knee-osteoarthritis?It could be because of the kind of shoe you wear. A recently concluded reseach study, at Rush Medical College, shows that slippers, or flip-flops, and flat walking shoes put the least pressure on the knee, while shoes that restrict foot movement increase the risk of knee osteoarthritis (OA). Findings of the study […]

None of The Chronic Pain Treatments is Adequate

None of The Chronic Pain Treatments is Adequate

Imagine you are an employer and only half of your employees show up for work each day and then they are only 30 percent effective. Now a review of chronic pain treatments shows that despite the many options available, only about half of treated patients respond, and their pain reduction averages only about 30 percent. […]

Hip Pain : Causes and Treatment

Hip Pain : Causes and Treatment

The hip joint is a major source of support for the body and, therefore, is  prone to injury and deterioration over time. There are also a number of injuries  and diseases that can cause hip pain and dysfunction. The hip is what is known as a ball-and-socket joint. The socket is part of  the pelvic […]

Healthy Tips For Keeping Hip and Knee Joints Pain Free

Healthy Tips For Keeping Hip and Knee Joints Pain Free

Research says that healthy joints not only could save your hips, knees and back from painful arthritis, it could save your life. It is the knee or hip osteoarthritis – the common joint destroyer that dogs one in four of us by middle age – can raise your risk for an early death by 55 percent, boosting your […]

Excercise:The Secret to Joint Pain Relief

Excercise:The Secret to Joint Pain Relief

Joint pain: it throbs, aches, and hurts. Quite likely, it makes you think twice about everyday tasks and pleasures like going for a brisk walk, lifting your grandchild or some grocery bags, chasing a tennis ball across the court, or driving a golf ball down the fairway. Sharp reminders of your limitations arrive thick and […]

Doyle Index(DI), A Reliable Pain Measurement for Osteoarthritis(OA)

Doyle Index(DI), A Reliable Pain Measurement for Osteoarthritis(OA)

A new research concluded recently aimed to determine reliability, feasibility, and validity of the Doyle Index (DI), a pain score proposed for osteoarthritis (OA). The DI was performed in 260 patients with OA at multiple sites (mean age 64.9 years, 84% women) by grading pain (0–3) in 48 joints and joint groups by pressure or passive […]