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Is Exercise the “Oil” Older, Worn Joints Need?

For those suffering from arthritis or other muscle and joint pain and stiffness, exercise might be the last thing on their minds. But new research suggests exercise might be just what the doctor ordered. Researchers at the Hospital for Special Surgery report regular exercise can lessen pain, reduce stiffness and diminish fatigue associated with […]

Common Knee Surgery of No Benefit to Many with Knee Osteoarthritis or Degenerative Meniscus Tears

Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy surgery performed on middle aged and older people who have degenerative meniscus tears and knee osteoarthritis fails to provide pain relief or better joint function.

McMaster University researchers published a study August 25, 2014 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, in which they reviewed seven studies comparing arthroscopic partial meniscectomy […]

Stress. Can It Cause Back Pain, Joint Pain and More in Middle Age?

Four in 10 middle-aged women who suffer long-term stress report some kind of physical pain or ailment, according to a new study published in the International Journal of General Medicine.

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, in Sweden, analyzed results from a study of 1,500 women who whose health and stress levels were documented […]

Scientists Develop Joint Lubricant for Arthritis Relief

Boston University and Harvard researchers have developed a joint lubricant, which supplements the natural lubricant in the joints to relieve osteoarthritis pain and discomfort.

According to Boston University Professor Mark W. Grinstaff, the best fluid supplement available today offers temporary symptom relief but fails to adequately lubricate the joint in order to prevent further […]