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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

So my knee and my shoulder has been killing me. I'
Updated 6/21/2016 8:15:18 PM

So my knee and my shoulder has been killing me. I've been cleaning my house and I had to stop every 10-15 minutes because of the pain. I'm trying to stay positive but it's starting to get to me. I just want to lose this weight!!!...  Read more

Any suggestions about runners knee and has anybody tried k tap?? #help
Updated 6/21/2016 11:09:48 AM

Any suggestions about runners knee and has anybody tried k tap?? #help...  Read more

Exercise after knee surgery.
Updated 6/20/2016 5:42:22 PM

I had surgery about 3 weeks ago. I tried working out last week and it just felt off. Today I awoke with pains in my calves and shoulders. I decided to try a light workout. I can honestly say it was the best decision. My joints and muscles...  Read more

I need some low impact exercises. I have bad knees
Updated 6/16/2016 11:16:07 PM

I need some low impact exercises. I have bad knees and can not do any high impact exercises. Any suggestions will be very much appreciated....  Read more

Looking for friends to encourage me on this journey. .no time to fail...arthritis in knee has gotten
Updated 6/15/2016 8:46:09 AM

Looking for friends to encourage me on this journey. .no time to fail...arthritis in knee has gotten so bad that I may have to have a replacement. I'm 62 and that's not in my favor either....  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

7 Reasons To Lace Up Your Sneakers

3. Ease Your Aching Knees"Mobility is really key as we age," says Stephen Messier. "When you lose your mobility, you lose your independence and things can go downhill pretty quickly."Messier directs the J.B. Snow Biomechanics Laboratory at Wake For...  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