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Total Joint Replacement Educational Series Part 13: Swelling and Bruising After Total Knee and Total Hip Replacement by Dr. Tony DiGioia Medical Doctor Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 2:12pm ·               You may have swelling and bruising around the knee or hip and down into the lower leg after your total joint replacement. ·               Bruising may last for up to 6-8 weeks.   This is part of the normal healing process. ·               Being on the blood thinner after surgery can contribute to this ... Read on »
Acupuncture, when used in conjun... by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 7:06pm Acupuncture, when used in conjunction with disease modifying agents, may reduce the joint pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, tendonitis, and knee and hip osteoarthritis. Acupuncture frequently reduces chronic pain and joint stiffness and is effective in the symptomatic treatment of joint conditions for individuals who are ... Read on »
Pleurisy: Reducing the Pain, Inflammation and Swelling with Natural Therapies like Lymphatic Drainage Therapy by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 12 Apr 2013 8:50pm Managing the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis is crucial in managing this often debilitating and physically limiting disease.   Many of my clients who suffer from RA can often develop pleurisy a common pulmonary condition that can often mirror the symptoms of a heart attack, anxiety/panic attack and severe indigestion pains. Pleurisy i ... Read on »
Going Backwards Or Moving Ahead? by Renee Patient Expert Posted Fri 23 Jan 2009 5:40pm Yesterday I woke up with pelvic bone pain in the exact same spot where my arthritis pain started 24 years ago. I was surprised ....I have not had this pain for a long time.....and here it is. It took me back in my mind to when I first was experiencing it and how difficult it was to walk to our mailbox and back. Now I am limping around the house and ... Read on »
0February 4, 2010Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis – They are not the same by Lana B. Facebook Posted Thu 04 Feb 2010 12:00am According to the Arthritis Foundation, there 100 forms of arthritis and related diseases exist affecting approximately 46 million Americans today. The two most common forms of arthritis are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). According to Osteoarthritis Treatment.Net, there are an estimated 20 million Americans who suffe ... Read on »
Tips to preventing back pain and joint stiffness by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Sat 22 Sep 2012 6:55am Share This Page Sleep in your corner to be able to prevent and alleviate back discomfort. Also, place a pillow involving the knees to keep your spine in proper alignment. Resting on your stomach or back can lead to back discomfort, but sleeping in your corner with knees slightly bent is useful. Convey a towel behind you ... Read on »
What Are The Symptoms Of Tendonitis by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sat 03 Jan 2009 10:31pm It is important that you be able to recognize the early signs and symptoms of tendonitis because if it is not treated it can worsen and cause severe pain and immobilization of the joint. The symptoms of tendonitis can be anything from very mild pain or irritation to severe pain and extreme discomfort. As tendonitis develops the symptoms wil ... Read on »
Do You Have Arthritis? by ArthritisReliever .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm DAVID MARKS, MD: Welcome to our webcast. I'm Dr. David Marks. Arthritis is a painful and sometimes debilitating condition. This disease of the joints affects 43 million Americans, and that number will only increase as the population ages. What is Arthritis, and who is at risk? Joining us to explore these questions is Dr. Allan Gibofsky. He's Pr ... Read on »
List of Essential Oils by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 20 Nov 2011 4:58am Essential oils and aromatherapy have been common healing and therapeutic methods since the first century. There is also documented evidence of essential oils being used by the ancient Egyptian Pharos, who prized the pure plant essence more than gold. Coveted by European Crusaders and primitive South American tribes alike, aromatherapy using ess ... Read on »