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If you know someone with gnarled and misshapen hands, chances are you know someone suffering from arthritis. Fortunately, not everyone will get arthritis in the hands and wrists. Family history is a factor according to Dr. Eon Shin, an Orthopedic Surgeon at St. Mary Medical Center. Another factor is how you use your hands and wrists on a day-to-day basis. People who regularly perform repetitive strenuous activities such as in construction may be predisposed to the condition.
Osteoarthritis occurs as the protective cartilage in the joints wears down over time – it’s more common in people over 50 and people who are overweight.
Pain relief without medication, but stings? 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the unusual treatment and how it could be expanding.
Arthritis can be extremely painful and, although there are many prescription treatments available, people with arthritis often turn to other options, which may be risky.
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Although it can occur in almost any joint, osteoarthritis is a condition that often occurs most commonly in the knee.
Scientists believe that increases in obesity and high blood pressure are reasons for the rise in gout – an extremely painful inflammatory arthritis. But there is treatment.
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Osteoarthritis is a condition that affects many people as they get older, often with their knees.
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The company whose name is synonymous with the pain reliever is introducing a reformulated aspirin Monday that works in half the time of its regular aspirin.
Simply walking her dog used to be torture for 51-year-old Terri LaRoche. She has a common problem, arthritis in both knees.