Many conditions can cause joint pain, several of which can become more likely to occur and more severe with age. A few of these conditions include rheumatoid arthritis, frozen shoulder, tendonitis, sprains, and many other injuries. For some, joint pain is a minor irritation and can go unnoticed throughout the day, but for others, joint pain can be debilitating. Regardless of the cause of the joint pain, the goal of treatment is to reduce pain and … [Read more...] about Increasing Your Range of Motion with Shoulder Pain
As the temperature drops, you might experience joint pain, or your joint pain may get worse. This is normal and happens for a variety of reasons. So, why do your joints ache in cold weather? We aren't entirely sure, except that we know it's real, but here are some likely contributing factors: Barometric Pressure When the air pressure outside changes, so does the air pressure inside your joints. This means that high pressure, low … [Read more...] about It’s Cold Outside! Do your Joints Ache?
Osteoarthritis is a gradual disease, with symptoms that appear over a long period of time. Depending on the joints and bones that are affected, symptoms vary, some that are more severe than others. Osteoarthritis affects over 27 million Americans each year. The symptoms mirror those of other chronic illnesses as well as show up differently depending on the patient’s lifestyle, making it hard to diagnose. However, there are early signs of … [Read more...] about Early Signs of Osteoarthritis