What to Know about National Bone and Joint Awareness Week

Are you giving your joints and bones the respect they deserve? After all, these structures are responsible for your active life. Your bones and joints work hard from the moment you get up to the moment you go to bed. Currently, bone and joint illnesses, such as arthritis and osteoporo
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World Arthritis Day: 5 Ways to Celebrate

Image of an arthritic ankle with pain
World Arthritis Day takes place every year on October 12th It was established in 1996 by Arthritis and Rheumatism International (ARI) to raise awareness of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) like arthritis. “Arthritis” is inflammation of a joint and is used to describe over
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Foot Care Tips for Your Age: 20s to 60s

Photo of 5 different pairs of feet from ages 20s through 60s.
From the time you learn to walk, your quality of life depends upon your feet. Standing and walking lets you be self-sufficient. Yet, many of us take our feet for granted. US adults don’t give the same priority to caring for their feet as they do for their heart, eyes, teeth or skin, e
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How do Feet Change as You Grow Older?

Photo of a woman holding the bottom of her foot
We are usually quite aware of changes in our faces as we age since we peer at them in the mirror every day.  With feet, we may not notice such changes as quickly because we cover them up in socks and shoes all the time – and often we won’t notice until an actual problem develops. It d
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What is Arthritis? Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention

Illustration of the word Arthritis and associated words describing the condition
Arthritis. It’s a common complaint, and you probably know that it means painful joints. But what is arthritis, exactly? The word arthritis means “joint inflammation.” Our bodies produce inflammation in reaction to disease or injury, and when you suffer from arthritis, areas in and aro
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