Category: Joint Health

Expert Discussion: Natural Joint Health Options by Jerry Hickey, R.Ph

Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is inflammation in the joints, mainly due to a breakdown of cartilage. Osteoarthritis frequently occurs in the knees, hips, spine, and the fingers. Common medical treatments do not usually improve healing or change the path of this condition. They are aimed at decreasing pain, inflammation, and stiffness while…


How Chiropractors Can Help With More Than Your Back & Neck

When you think of a chiropractor, it’s easy to assume that you only make an appointment when you have a back or neck issue. But there are plenty of other problems chiropractors may be able to help with. Gregory D. Fox, a chiropractor and president of Maine Chiropractic Association and director and founder of Heritage…


Prevention of Osteoporosis in Men By Jun Wang, MS.

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Osteoporosis is a health condition where your bones are weak and brittle. Health risks of osteoporosis may include an increase of fractures of the hip, wrist and spine. Generally speaking, osteoporosis is bone loss and, every day since the day we are born, our bones are becoming weaker and weaker. Before our thirties, the breakdown…


How to Approach Sarcopenia As You Age

By Archana Gogna, MS, CNS, MBA Maintaining strong and toned muscles are very important; not just for the sake of vanity and for attracting admiring looks, but the health of muscles translates to real health and vitality. While a great deal has been made of strong bones, not enough attention is paid to the health of…


Fish Oil Capsules May Improve Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an extremely painful and disabling form of arthritis affecting many joints at once. In this recent clinical trial performed by the Rheumatology Unit at Royal Adelaide Hospital and the University of Adelaide in Australia, patients who suffered with a recent onset of rheumatoid arthritis had an increased rate of remission (total absence…