What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?
In the United States, 23 percent of all adults, or over 54 million people, have arthritis. It is a leading cause of disability. The annual direct medical costs are at least 81 billion. . . .READ THE REST
Considering hip replacement?
Hip replacement is an operation in which a damaged hip joint is removed and replaced with an artificial joint. . . .READ THE REST
Helpful information about arthritis
Many people start to feel pain and stiffness in their bodies over time. Sometimes their hands, knees, or shoulders get sore or hard to move and may become swollen. These people may have arthritis. . . .READ THE REST
Important things to know about back pain
Back pain is an all-too-familiar problem that can range from a dull, constant ache to a sudden, sharp pain that leaves you incapacitated. It can come on suddenly—from an accident, a fall, or lifting something heavy—or it can develop slowly, perhaps as the result of age-related changes to the spine. . . .READ THE REST