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How Can I Protect My Joints? by Doug K. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 5:08pm A n email from a reader who asked a great question: "You stated that cartilage can be strengthened as long as the right load is being used. Does that mean that if I currently have no knee pain, doing body weight squats regularly would be a good way to keep knee cartilage healthy? And if so, do you have any opinions on the debate over de ... Read on »
No, Really? 4 Surprising Ways to Protect Your Joints by Kodjoworkout Posted Sat 07 Dec 2013 6:14am There’s no way around it: our bodies’ tissues begin to deteriorate as we age. What many people don’t realize, however, is that we have quite a bit of control over the rate at which this deterioration occurs and how much it affects our daily activities. In most cases, taking steps to protect your j ... Read on »
Formula for Strong Bones + Healthy Discs + Protection of Cartilage and Joints by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 4:40pm We talk a lot about how neck pain can be caused by a bulging disc or a herniated disc- or the disc is slipped and creating a lot pain and anguish. When it comes to treating neck pain you have to look at not only the health of the cervical discs, but also the bones in the cervical spine and the ligaments, cartilage and tendons. Well let’s discu ... Read on »
14 Fruits and Vegetables That Provide Protection from Arthritis and Joint Pain by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:55pm Here are the top 14 fruits and vegetables with antioxidants to consider for Protection from Arthritis and Joint Pain ~^^~ ^_~ Oranges : The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition study found that a modest increase in the antioxidant beta-cryptoxanthin intake, equivalent to one glass of freshly squeezed orange juice per day, is associated ... Read on »
Joint Protection Strategies - Physical And Complementary Therapies: Arthritis by Rudy S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 19 Oct 2008 7:11pm This article is specifically for people with arthritis however I think it has useful information for people with other conditions as well Joint Protection Strategies - Physical And Complementary Therapies: Arthritis - AOL Health Read on »
Arthritis: Reduce Pain, Stabilize Joints with Exercise by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:03pm There is a direct relationship between the amount of physical activity and arthritis symptoms, according to a study published in Arthritis Research & Therapy (March 2007). In this study, 4,780 middle-aged women (48-55) and 3970 older women (72-79) were followed for three years. Those who were most active had the lowest incidence of joint pains ... Read on »
Healthy Joints: It’s about Balance by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:02pm Joints are the guys that fuse all of our bodies’ basic parts together. They give us shape and form and upright stature. They are part of the foundation of our very structure. They are the “glue” between our 206 bones. But perhaps most impressive, they tell us all the ways we can MOVE. So shouldn’t we show them some respect? Think about an old rus ... Read on »
Muscles and Joints by Matt M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:10pm I came across this article on osteoarthritis the other day.  It lists some key factors that increase the risk of arthritis over the years: Excess weight Inflammation Loss of muscle mass All three of these factors can be largely controlled by diet and exercise.  A proper diet and exercise plan can minimize excess weight.  Inflamm ... Read on »
Can You Protect Your Self Against Knee Osteoarthritis? by Doug K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 31 Aug 2009 10:09pm Or are you just doomed? One of my professors in PT school said that if you live long enough, you will get osteoarthritis. He didn't follow that up with any data or studies or additional proof though. It was just his pessimistic opinion. The good news is that if you can keep your legs strong, especially the quadriceps, over the course of y ... Read on »
Joint Health 101 (Giveaway) by MissyMaintains Posted Tue 12 Oct 2010 4:22am This past week, I added a new supplement to my daily routine called NatureMade TripleFlex . NatureMade contacted me and asked if I would be interested in trying a one-month supply since they recently re-launched it to its original formula. It is good for long-term joint health and flexibility so I figured I’d give it a try. Back in its o ... Read on »