Category Archive for: ‘Joint Pain’

Relief for Joints Besieged by Arthritis

By JANE E. BRODY If you live long enough — that is, beyond 50 or 60 — chances are one or more of your joints, probably your knees or hips, will become arthritic. And if pain or stiffness begin to seriously limit your ability to enjoy life and perform routine tasks, chances are you’ll consider replacing the troublesome joint. “People …

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Why Does Pain Get Worse When a Storm Is Coming?

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.DApril 30, The next time you watch the weather forecast, notice the barometric pressure, measured in inches. Numbers such as 30.04 will be followed by “rising,” “falling,” or “steady.” Typically, when a low pressure front is coming (and they do, all the time) it signals not only a change in the weather, but a drop …

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