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The Impact of Hot Weather On Your Joints

When you think about weather conditions that cause joint pain to flare up, cold and rain usually come to mind. However, some people with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic joint ...
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Why being overweight can lead to knee problems

Do your knees hurt at the end of the day? Do they seem to be functioning less smoothly than they used to? If you’re overweight, those extra pounds may be to blame. As you probably know, the ...
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Anti-inflammatory foods

Is your diet having a negative impact on your health? If you’re eating food that causes inflammation, it very well could be. Inflammation is a natural response to a foreign substance invading ...
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The Benefits of Non-Surgical Knee Treatment

If you’re living with knee pain, you may have considered knee replacement surgery. While knee replacement is certainly an option, there are several other non-surgical knee treatments that should ...
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Common Symptoms of Arthritis in the Knees

Arthritis in the knee is quite common, and plenty of people have it but don’t know much about it. Osteoarthritis of the knee is more prevalent among older adults, but it can also occur in young ...
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How to Prevent Knee Injuries While Running

Running is a great form of exercise, but it can also be pretty hard on your knees. While some people have taken to walking instead of running, others still find it necessary to engage in running for a ...
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Eight Ways to Reduce Joint Pain Associated with Diabetes

Diabetes is already tough to manage, but when you consider the joint pain that accompanies it, it can be even more difficult. Diabetes is known to damage joints which leads to joint pain, and without ...
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How to prevent knee injuries in football

Football is a popular sport, but did you know it’s the number one cause of school sports-related injuries? Knee injuries, especially damage to the anterior or posterior cruciate ligament or to ...
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How to keep your knees strong

Knees are important because they provide stability to the body and allow you to stand, crouch, walk, run, and jump. When something goes wrong with the knees, it can be very painful and severely ...
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Common Knee Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Knee injuries are unfortunately quite common, and there are many different types of knee injuries as well. Luckily there are some things you can do to help avoid and prevent knee injuries, although ...
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Eight Ways to Prevent Knee Injuries at Work

If you work in a profession that requires your employees to spend time kneeling, crouching, or other strenuous activities on your knees, you should be doing all you can to prevent knee injuries from ...
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How to Maintain a Healthy Weight to Avoid Knee Problems

If you’ve ever tried losing weight, you know just how difficult it can be. Millions of Americans diet every year, and the majority of them aren’t successful in losing much weight. Even ...
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Tips for Senior Citizens to Prevent Knee Injuries and Stay Active

Staying active is important throughout our lifetimes, but it’s especially important for senior citizens. Seniors often have plenty of downtime which makes it easy to sit around and watch TV for ...
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