Posts tagged Arthritis
Can Pain Medication Cause Osteoarthritis?

I have always condemned the chronic use of pain medication except for extreme cases. The reason being that pain is your body’s way of telling you something is wrong. The idea and common practice of many individuals who take pain medication in order to be able to participate in physical activity boggles my mind. The fact that commercials advertise it for this use aggravates me even more. Why?

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Arthritis - Don't Take It Lying Down

What is arthritis? The word arthritis means “joint inflammation”. There are many types of arthritis: gout, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and many more. We are going to focus on rheumatoid arthritis for this article. Years ago rheumatoid arthritis patients were rarely told to exercise. However, recent research shows arthritis patients can do more to manage their condition beyond traditional bed rest and medication.

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