Arthritis can be Treated with Exercise

A tailored exercise program that addresses arthritis pain can relieve fatigue, as well as help preserve and protect joint structure. As arthritis causes stiffness, pain, swelling and limitation in the motion of joints, it can lead to a reduction of joint range (the amount of movement that joints can make in certain directions). Exercising because you are experiencing pain or discomfort can cause significant weight loss, and even lead to muscle loss. As part of an arth...

Arthritis: The Basics

Arthritis is an inflammation of the joint where two bones meet. Arthritis is characterised by stiffness, pain and swelling around the joints. However, just because these symptoms are present doesn't automatically mean you have the disease. You may also experience muscle strain, bursitis or tendinitis. Different types of arthritis can have various causes, which may lead to additional symptoms. Therefore, it is possible that you will need a range of ...

All your Questions about the Psoriatic Arthritis Diet

Although diet alone will not cure psoriatic, eating right can reduce inflammation and help with weight management. It can seem difficult to decide what information to trust and which to ignore. Geraldine M. Jaffe RDN. CDN, an arthritis educator and nutrition consultant based in New York answers nine frequently asked questions on eating right for psoriatic. 1. What is a diet for psoriatic acid? While there's no cure for the condition, an anti-inflammatory diet can hel...

Five Common Types Of Arthritis

Osteoarthritis: What's it all about? This condition is more common than any other type of arthritis. This is the wear and tear that occurs when your joints get too much use. It is most common with age. However, it may also occur due to joint injuries, obesity or other factors that put extra stress on your joints. The most commonly affected joints are those that support weight, such as your hips, knees and feet. This can happ...