Items Tagged ‘osteoarthritis’

Ask the Doctors - My physician says I need a hip replacement. Now what?

July 31, 2018

Ask the Doctors – My physician says I need a hip replacement. Now what?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: I’m 55 years old and a former marathon runner. Now my right hip hurts all the time, not only when I walk but also when I’m lying down. I can’t even sleep on my right side any more. I was told I need a hip replacement. What does that entail? You’ve described several […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, hip pain, hip replacement, osteoarthritis


Ask the Doctors - Are there any natural remedies for arthritis pain?

June 18, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Are there any natural remedies for arthritis pain?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: Are there natural remedies for arthritis? Exercises that could help? My pain is in the upper arms and shoulders. Osteoarthritis, the kind that you’re describing, is the most common type of arthritis.  It’s caused by degeneration of the cartilage within a joint.  Cartilage is a tissue that provides cushion to the joint.  Without […]

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Tags: arthritis, Ask the Doctors, capsaicin cream, chondroitin, chondroitin sulfate, DMSO, Dr. Robert Ashley, glucosamine, MSM, osteoarthritis


Ask the Doctors - Is running bad for my knees?

March 21, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Is running bad for my knees?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: I recently added running to my weight-loss program. Not only do I feel better, but the pounds are also coming off faster. However, I keep reading that running is bad for my knees, so it makes me wonder — am I making a mistake? We’re happy to reassure you that running, when done […]

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Tags: Advanced age, body mass index, Distance runner, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, exercise, family history, fitness, heart attack, Joint Health, Joint Injury, Lower BMI


Arthritis may cause painful foot conditions

February 8, 2018

Arthritis may cause painful foot conditions

By uclahealth uclahealth

Pain and stiffness in the feet can happen to anyone. But when symptoms become more frequent and affect your level of physical activity, you may have arthritis. This is a condition that affects more than 50 million adults. Besides pain and stiffness, arthritis causes: Inflammation (swelling) Limited motion Redness Deformity Arthritis of the foot commonly […]

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Tags: big toe arthritis, feet, foot arthritis, foot deformity, foot inflammation, gout, healthy feet, osteoarthritis, painful joints, rheumatoid arthritis, stiffness


March 23, 2017

My Hero – Dr. Mihaela Taylor

By sharmy20 sharmy20

Dr. Mihaela Taylor has been my angel on earth for the past 12 years watching over me and helping me to tackle my chronic illness. She is my hero because she never stops trying even when I am ready to quit. She is a warrior against my disease and never hesitates to try new or […]

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Tags: arthritis, chronic illnes, Doctors Day, Dr. Mihaela Taylor, gout, Lupus, myositis, osteoarthritis, patient stories, rheumatic disease, rheumatology, scleroderma


5 ways to help your man get healthy

June 12, 2016

5 ways to help your man get healthy

By uclahealth uclahealth

With National Men’s Health Week June 13-19 and Father’s Day on June 19, the month of June has become synonymous with men’s health. So take a cue from your calendar and help the men in your life ­— fathers, brothers, friends, partners, sons — take better care of themselves. Not sure how to nudge the […]

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Tags: aerobic activity, alcohol, balenced diet, binge drinking, cancers, diabetes, diet, fiber, healthy living, heart disease, high blood pressure, infertility