Tag Archives: Arthritis

What is Achilles Tendonitis?

In Greek mythology, the mother of hero Achilles dipped him in the river Styx as a baby, making him invulnerable to injury wherever the water touched. His only vulnerable spot was on the back of his heel where his mother held him. The tendon that connects the heel bone and the calf muscle is called […]

Spices in Combination with Chiropractic Treatments May Ease RA Pain

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disorder that most frequently affects the wrist and fingers. The exact cause of rheumatoid arthritis and why it attacks women more than men remains a mystery. Heredity, environmental factors, and hormonal dysfunction may all play a role. Chiropractic treatments have proven helpful in managing the condition but sufferers are […]

Chiropractic Treatments May Ease the Pain of Arthritis

It is estimated that as many as 46 million Americans are afflicted with arthritis, with experts expecting the number to increase over the next two decades as the population ages. The disease is the leading cause of disability in the United States and its cost to the health care system is approximately $128 billion every […]

Chronic Pain and Depression

Chronic pain can have many sources: headaches, lower back, arthritis and other auto-immune conditions. It can also be a mystery. Seniors can often be stricken with chronic pain without having suffered any injury or for any identifiable reason. It wasn’t that long ago that some physicians attributed pain with no apparent cause to psychosomatic issues; […]

Arthritis Facts

Arthritis is an equal opportunity condition. It is estimated that more than 40 million Americans suffer from some type of arthritis, from osteoarthritis, the most common form afflicting 16 million individuals, to crippling rheumatoid arthritis, a scourge affecting approximately two million Americans. Despite the prevalence of the condition, there a surprising amount of myth and […]

Major Key Things To Do and To Remember When Dealing with Arthritis

  Arthritis: inflammation of a joint or joints characterized by pain and stiffness of the affected parts. Since the beginning of 2012, arthritis affects nearly 52 million adults, or 23% of the United States population. Arthritis may not be curable, but it can be treated. Treatment for arthritis includes many options. From medications to ice/heat […]