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Include Milk in Your Diet for Arthritis Relief

Include Milk in Your Diet for Arthritis Relief

A recent large study has found evidence that milk consumption included in the daily diet may slow the progression of knee arthritis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, osteoarthritis, a chronic joint disease, affects 14 .. Read More

Bones and Joints, Health and Wellness, Nutrition | 04.22.14 | No Comments

Weight Loss Surgery Can Cause Bone Loss

Weight Loss Surgery Can Cause Bone Loss

One of the growing trends that help people lose weight is weight loss surgery. This option is taken by individuals who are having a hard time losing weight even with exercise and diet. Although this type of surgery is known to be an effective one.. Read More

Bones and Joints, Fitness, Overweight Problems | 11.6.12 | No Comments

Get Healthy Bones by Following the Mediterranean Diet

Get Healthy Bones by Following the Mediterranean Diet

Do you want to have healthy bones? If that is the case, then why don’t you try the Mediterranean diet? Research suggests that this diet can help you achieve healthy bones. Why is this so? It’s because in this diet, you will be using olive oil.. Read More

Bones and Joints, Dieting, Nutrition | 08.24.12 | No Comments

Other Bone and Joint Disorders

Other Bone and Joint Disorders

Here are some less common diseases and disorders that can affect the bones and joints: • Paget’s disease. Also called osteitis deformans, this chronic disorder disturbs the normal process of bone formation. The disease is more common.. Read More

Bones and Joints | 08.16.08 | 1 Comment

Arthroscopy

Arthroscopy

Arthroscopy is a procedure that uses an arthroscope (a viewing tube with a tiny videocamera at its tip) to examine, diagnose, and treat joint problems. The procedure is usually done on the knee joint, but it can be performed on other joints.. Read More

Bones and Joints | 08.16.08 | 2 Comments

Disorders of the Knee

Disorders of the Knee

The knee is a modified hinge joint between the femur (thighbone) and the tibia (shin bone). The knee allows you to bend and straighten your leg. It also allows slight rotation of the lower leg when the knee is bent. Your hamstring muscles b.. Read More

Bones and Joints | 08.16.08 | No Comments

Disorders of the Shoulder

Disorders of the Shoulder

You may think of your shoulder as a single unit, but this joint is actually made up of three bones—the clavicle (collarbone), the scapula (shoulder blade), and the humerus (upper arm bone)—and three joints. The acromioclavicular joint i.. Read More

Bones and Joints | 08.16.08 | No Comments

Disorders of the Elbow

Disorders of the Elbow

The elbow is a hinge joint between the humerus (upper arm bone) and the ulna and radius. The elbow allows you to bend and straighten your arm and to rotate your forearm without moving your upper arm. Your biceps muscle bends the forearm, wh.. Read More

Bones and Joints | 08.16.08 | 1 Comment

Disorders of the Wrist and the Hand

Disorders of the Wrist and the Hand

The hand consists of the wrist, palm, and fingers. The wrist has eight bones (carpals); four are connected to the forearm bones (radius and ulna), and four are connected to the five bones of the palm (metacarpals). Each of the bones of the .. Read More

Bones and Joints | 08.16.08 | No Comments

Disorders of the Joints

Disorders of the Joints

A joint is the point at which two or more bones meet. It is made up of the bones and muscles brought together at the joint, the ligaments (which connect bone to bone), the tendons (which connect muscle to bone), the bursae (which cushion th.. Read More

Bones and Joints | 08.16.08 | 2 Comments

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