Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. Osteoarthritis: What’s the Difference?

Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. Osteoarthritis: What’s the Difference?

In the United States, approximately 1 out of every 6 adults has arthritis. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists the disease as one of the leading causes of work disability, costing Americans over $300 billion in lost wages every year. Osteoarthritis, a disease that affects the joint tissue between the bones, affects […]

What To Do About Bursitis Pain

what to do about bursitis pain

Bursitis occurs when a bursa becomes inflamed. A bursa is a small fluid-filled sac that works as a protection guard between two moving body parts. There are bursae between your muscles, tendons and bones. When inflammation develops, a bursa becomes very painful. It can even be painful when you are lying down and resting. In […]

3 Common Work-Related Back and Joint Injuries

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There were around 2.8 million nonfatal injuries and illnesses in American private workplaces in 2017, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s 2.8 cases for every 100 employees. There was a shocking number of work-related back and joint injuries, too. Here are some of the most common types. 1. Sprains and Strains Sprains […]

Suffering From Orthopedic Pain? Try an Exercise Program

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When motion hurts, orthopedic issues may be to blame. If you’re struggling with chronic or acute joint pain and stiffness, you’re probably either worried about relying on painkilling medications or dissatisfied with the benefits you receive from those medications. At the same time, however, you may be hoping for a solution that doesn’t involve major surgery. In that case, you’ll be happy to learn that exercise can help you get a grip on that orthopedic pain problem.