How being Overweight Affects Osteoarthritis

How being Overweight Affects Osteoarthritis

How being Overweight Affects Osteoarthritis  Studies worldwide do indicate that excess weight is related to early signs of Osteoarthritis of the knee and hip or the worsening of the condition and increase in risk of other health problems. The most common type of...

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7 Foods that are good for your bones and joints this winter

7 Foods that are good for your bones and joints this winter

With bone structure problems such as osteoporosis affecting millions, it is increasingly important to look after our bone health. As we age, our bone density reduces because we lose calcium and other minerals making them thinner and more brittle. Women can be even...

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Is Osteoarthritis of the Knee Degenerative?

Is Osteoarthritis of the Knee Degenerative?

What Is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the protective cartilage that cushions the ends of your bones wears down over time. So the answer is YES, osteoarthritis of the knee is...

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Diet and Bone Health

Diet and Bone Health

Did you know that hip fractures, for example, are higher in milk consuming countries? That may come as a surprise given that dairy products are an excellent source of calcium. So how is it that Asians, with a lower calcium intake, are less prone to osteoporosis? Because it is the overall content of the diet that matters, not just the amount of calcium or vitamin D it contains. The acid-base balance of the diet seems to be an important feature. 

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5 Fun Facts About Orthopaedics

5 Fun Facts About Orthopaedics

You’ve probably seen a lot of information on the Internet about orthopedics. So we thought we would keep it short and interesting by providing you with a few orthopedic fun facts.

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Exercises for Strong Bones

Exercises for Strong Bones

  Many people are educated with the vast variety of benefits that exercise brings for one’s overall health, such as the prevention of obesity, reducing risk of stroke and heart disease, increasing energy levels, and helping with memory and overall brain health –...

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