Winter often evokes memories of soft flannel pajamas, snowball fights, hot cocoa with marshmallows, and time spent around the fireplace with family and friends. The harsh reality of winter for many Seniors however is increased joint pain and stiffness due to arthritis. Why Is Arthritis Worse in Winter?   Studies show many who suffer from… Read More

Exercise is a better remedy and is imperative when coping with the discomfort of arthritis. How Exercise Helps Arthritis New research on Osteo-Arthritis (OA) shows exercise slows the damage OA causes and keeps joints healthy. Exercise is proven to be beneficial as a non-drug treatment for pain reduction. Patients who exercise report improvements in movement… Read More

Discomfort from arthritis ranges from mildly annoying to excruciating and debilitating pain. Forms of Arthritis Arthritis is basically defined as inflammation of a joint with over 100 types of arthritis conditions existing. The majority of those afflicted by this diagnosis have osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. Another, psoriatic arthritis, is manifested as inflammation of the skin… Read More