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Stiffness No Obstacle to Shoulder Surgery
When dealing with torn shoulder tendons, surgery may be the best option to lessen pain and improve function. Although doctors must consider several factors before recommending surgery, relieving shoulder stiffness can be part of the solution rather than the problem.
Creams Versus Pills for Pain
Gel and cream pain relievers are gaining in popularity. This method of pain relief has fewer side effects than their pill counterparts and may work just as well.
Misunderstanding Exercise for Knee Pain
If your knee hurts, exercise might not be on the top of your list of things to do. Nevertheless, staying physically active is a key part of managing knee pain.
FDA Issues Warning on Natural Supplement
There are countless dietary supplements marketed as natural remedies for pain relief. In some instances, these supplements turn out to be neither natural nor safe, which seems to be the case for Reumofan Plus.
FDA Issues Alert on Reumofan Plus
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that Reumofan Plus, marketed as a “natural” dietary supplement for pain relief and other serious conditions, contains several active pharmaceutical ingredients not listed on the label that could be harmful.
Place Tied to Arthritis Pain
Millions of people across the United States suffer from some form of arthritis. To reduce these numbers, researchers first have to know what populations are most affected.
Train That RA Pain Away
Exercise is essential for people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. It is a safe and low-cost way to reduce pain, build muscle, and increase flexibility. If stiff joints are keeping you from seizing the day, it may be time to get on your feet and get moving.
Flat Feet and Your Knees
Having flat feet is associated with chronic knee pain, or knee osteoarthritis, in older adults, a recent study finds.
A Joint Venture
A team of researchers at the University of Missouri have successfully regenerated complete shoulder joint surfaces using a patient’s own cells.