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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

Boo! I hurt my knee and my doctor has me off runni
Updated 9/23/2016 6:49:38 PM

Boo! I hurt my knee and my doctor has me off running for 6 weeks....  Read more

Biking for 21 miles my knee hurts lol
Updated 9/20/2016 8:57:32 PM

Biking for 21 miles my knee hurts lol...  Read more

Anybody experienced Cervical Osteoarthritis? My
Updated 9/20/2016 1:13:56 PM

Anybody experienced Cervical Osteoarthritis? My husband has been having episodes where he just passes out or get dizzy. It appears as if he is having a heart attack but heart issues have been ruled out....  Read more

Going to the knee Doctor
Updated 9/20/2016 12:55:11 PM

Going to the knee Doctor...  Read more

I think my knees are actually starting to feel a l
Updated 9/24/2016 12:15:32 PM

I think my knees are actually starting to feel a little better just in the few pounds I've lost so far. Have had two pretty good days of less knee pain than usual. :) Hope they continue to get better!...  Read more

Best exercise for knee pain?

Approximately 27 million adult Americans in 2005 suffered from knee pain due to osteoarthritis, as reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Engaging in physical workout is known to relieve arthritic symptoms. Aside from walking, wh...  Read more

Overweight? Knee Pain?

If you are obese, your knees and hips experience up to 6 times as much pressure when walking down a flight of stairs & you are at risk for osteoarthritis in the kness, hands, ankles and hips. Eating tuna or salmon twice a week will give you the Omega...  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...  Read more