Monthly Archives: September 2013

Anti Inflammatory Drugs for Osteoarthritis: natural vs synthetic

Many osteoarthritis sufferers have inflammation. This comes from the muscles, tendons and ligaments around the joint being irritated and so becoming inflamed. It does not come from the actual degeneration itself. However, this inflammation is a major source of pain … Continue reading

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Cause of OA in Men : soft drinks now associated with knee OA

New research published in the British Medical Journal suggests a new cause of OA. They claim soft drink intake increases the progression of OA in men. I have always thought these drinks are full of sugar additives and are of … Continue reading

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Does Running Cause Osteoarthritis?

I often hear from people “Well I have always run so that is probably why my knees (or hips) have worn out”. But does running cause osteoarthritis or is there something else at play here?

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