Running at any time of life is not only not harmful for your knees, but may actually be protective. Good news for joggers who may have been fearful of provoking arthritis.
Chronic knee pain is very common in adults over the age of 50, most commonly as a result of osteoarthritis. Sufferers often turn to alternative therapies such as acupuncture used by about three million Americans each year - to relieve pain despite the mixed results of studies looking into its effectiveness. A new study published in JAMA
It should be no surprise to anyone who reads our Dispatch that we at ACSH are not fans of dietary supplements. Our Dr. Josh Bloom has written repeatedly
One of the most debilitating ailments of our aging population is osteoarthritis, especially arthritis that affects the weight-bearing knee and hip joints. Knee arthritis can be extremely painful and extensively limit activity. ...a particular type of knee brace can be effective in decreasing pain and perhaps limiting the joint damage caused by the disease.