How does rheumatoid arthritis affect the knees?
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune condition, meaning the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissues. RA in the knees may severely affect a person’s mobility.
Causes of Bottom of Foot Pain and Treatments
Your feet are vital shock absorbers. The bottom of your foot strikes the ground with every step. When it hurts, the pain can really disrupt your life.
Broken Forearm: Radius, Ulna, and Both Bone Fractures
A forearm fracture occurs when there is a fracture of one or both of the bones of the forearm. The two bones of the forearm are the radius and the ulna. Both bones are important for proper motion of the elbow and wrist joints, and both bones serve as important attachments to muscles of the upper extremity.
5 knee braces to consider
Knee braces can provide support to the knee joint. People may find these products beneficial following surgery or injury.
In Many Cases, Hip Replacement Also Eases Back Pain
If you have a bad hip and lower back pain, a new study suggests that hip replacement surgery may solve both issues at once.
What Jobs Are Toughest On The Knees?
Based on a review of 71 studies that included nearly one million workers, the riskiest occupations include agriculture, construction, mining, service jobs and housekeeping. And jobs that demand excessive kneeling, squatting, standing, lifting and climbing stairs all increase your odds.
Sprains, Strains? New Guidelines Urge OTC Painkillers, Not Opioids
People with common muscle and joint injuries should skip opioids and instead reach for over-the-counter pain relievers, new treatment guidelines suggest.
Physical Therapy For A Pectoralis Major Tear
A torn or ruptured pectoralis muscle can limit your ability to engage in normal work and recreational activities. It can limit arm use, and may cause significant pain. If you have ruptured or torn your pectoralis major muscle in your chest, you may benefit from physical therapy (PT) to help you recover.
What You Should Know About Torn Bicep Tendon Injuries
A biceps tendon injury is a tear or rupture of connective tissue that connects the biceps muscle of the upper arm to bones at either the shoulder (proximal tendon) or elbow (distal tendon). Proximal tears are more common than distal tears and usually are the the result of chronic overuse or an acute injury, such as a direct blow to the shoulder or falling onto an outstretched arm.1
When Is It Safe to Start Running After an Ankle Fracture?
If you have suffered a fractured ankle and had to have surgery with plates and screws to reduce the fracture, you may wonder when you can return to running.