Joint pain relief

Joyce Hollman

Thinking about injections for knee pain? Read this first

The pain of knee osteoarthritis affects more than 14 million Americans who often seek relief from their well-meaning doctors. But one remedy that’s proven quite lucrative for pharmaceuticals is proving nothing but ineffective and risky for patients…

Joyce Hollman

Simple diet changes that relieve skin and joint inflammation

Considering the risks of some medical treatments for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis — topical steroids that raise blood pressure and expensive biologics — the possibility of living symptom-free with simple dietary changes is a game-changer. But that’s just what happened when scientists put the standard American diet to the test against foods that heal instead of harm…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Imaging shows COVID-19 leads to long-term joint and muscle pain

Blood clots, loss of smell, Covid-toes and now, long-haul symptoms. COVID-19 packs a punch that keeps on giving. The latest: radiological proof it causes the body to attack itself, leaving many with joint and muscle pain for the long term.

Joyce Hollman

Why your hips hurt and the supplements that help

Keeping your hip joints healthy and pain-free is important to maintaining your mobility and independence as you age. Osteoarthritis is only one condition that can compromise your hip function. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to support the health of these important joints.

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

4 exercises for stronger, pain-free knees

Millions of Americans suffer from chronic knee pain and turn to surgery. But after knee surgery usually comes weeks of physical therapy. If you’re going to have to work to rescue your knees and regain range of motion after surgery, it may be easier and less painful to try these Harvard-backed exercises before going under the knife…

Joyce Hollman

Why you should squat once a day

If you seldom put your hips and knees through their full range of motion, never bending them past 90 degrees, your body gets the wrong message: make less synovial fluid. Consequently, your joints become less lubricated … stiff… arthritic. Here are two ways to fix that…