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Osteoarthritis Knee Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Osteoarthritis Knee.

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The Causes of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a major health problem affecting an estimated 21 million adults in the United States alone. Osteoarthritis begins with the breakdown of joint cartilage which results in pain, stiffness, swelling a...  Read more

Dietary Supplements for Osteoarthritis

When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo...  Read more

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  Read more

Foods That Fight Osteoarthritis

Unlike other forms of forms of arthritis, your risk of developing osteoarthritis is largely related to lifestyle factors like diet, weight, exercise, and previous injury. In fact, dietary and lifestyle changes can have a huge affect on the prevention...  Read more

5 Healthy Habits That Are Making You Sick

You eat right (most of the time), hit the gym regularly and keep a clean house, especially during cold and flu season. So, why are you still getting sick? It turns out that some of the best things we do to stay healthy can expose us to germs when don...  Read more

Strengthing knees
Updated 2/9/2015 10:46:58 AM

I just got a new job that is going to be strenuous and need to get a routine in that will help with strengthing my knees and giving me upper body strength. As of now I am working on the stairway to nowhere, the stationary bike, and stretching. What o...  Read more

I have bad knees and wear braces to go to the gym
Updated 2/2/2015 6:45:04 AM

I have bad knees and wear braces to go to the gym but the ones I have are too small and are scratching me up. Anyone know where I can get knee braces for larger people?...  Read more

Exercise with knee injury
Updated 1/31/2015 9:48:11 AM

Exercise with knee injury...  Read more

I love dance aerobic workouts but my knees get so
Updated 2/2/2015 10:56:20 AM

I love dance aerobic workouts but my knees get so sore and "clicky" any suggestions to ease the pain? I hate to give up the workouts but I'm worried I will hurt my knees and be out of commission :(...  Read more

I have a knee that clicks
Updated 1/24/2015 3:46:47 AM

I am 61 years young and have one knee that clicks if i try to do a squat or lunge so any advice would be most appreciated . Also how heavy should you start with lifting free weights,I have only 1 kilo weights at present time . Thanks in...  Read more

High Knees and TV

Don't feel like working out because your favorite show is on? Stand up and do some walking high knees during the program. Walk or do active stretching during commercials. Bam! You've just done a 20+ minute workout!...  Read more

TV Time used wisely

I keep a 2 lb. dumbbell by where I sit. While I'm watching shows, I use it! There are really a lot of arm exercises you can do while sitting....  Read more

The Knees

Recovering from knee surgery?or just having chronic knees issues and pain Need to loose some weight and build muscle to properly support your knees?...  Read more

Flip-Flops May Not Be So Bad After All

Last spring I wrote a blog about my obsession with my beloved flip-flops. With the exception of a few months during the winter, flip-flops are my primary spring, summer and fall shoe staple. I wear them almost every day, the only exception is when I...  Read more

Think Exercise is Bad for Your Knees? Think Again!

Over the years, I've gotten some interesting comments when family or friends find out I'm a runner. "Be careful- that stuff is terrible for your knees!" or "Why would you want to do that kind of damage to your joints?" are some of the most memorable...  Read more