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Biological Therapy Featured

Biological Therapy: Important Things You Should Know About Osteoarthritis Treatment

Posted By: Candice Groves

Biological therapy is used to treat many diseases and conditions associated with tendons, ligaments, cartilage, and bones. It is the process of obtaining specific stem cells from patients, donors, or animals like fish, and reinjecting them into the patient’s disease-affected areas. The harvested stem cells are first spun in a centrifuge, which is a machine that separates plasma cell components so that only the vital plasma is used for the injection.

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Psoriatic Arthritis vs Osteoarthritis Featured

Psoriatic Arthritis vs Osteoarthritis: 5 Important Facts You Should Know

Posted By: Candice Groves

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation of the skin and joints. Skin can become itchy and scaly, and the inflamed joint areas can become stiff, swollen, and painful. It is estimated that as many as 30% of people who have psoriasis will also develop Psoriatic arthritis.

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Osteoarthritis and Incidence of Fracture: Important Facts You Should Know

Posted By: Candice Groves

The association of osteoarthritis and incidence of fracture is significant. One major study observing the effects of osteoarthritis (OA) on the risk of fractures conducted in the UK discovered that the amount participants who had OA and experienced at least one fracture was almost double the amount of those who did not have osteoarthritis.

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Manage Arthritis During the Winter

How to Take Care of Your Osteoarthritis This Winter

Posted By: David Pittaway

With all the joy that winter brings, the colder temperatures can have a negative effect on people suffering from arthritis. Whether you have osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis, this pain can limit your ability to enjoy any normal activities requiring movement, meaning that following some helpful tips for managing arthritis pain in cold weather can help improve your quality of life.

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5 Tools That Make Living with Osteoarthritis Easier

Posted By: David Pittaway

Many people who suffer from osteoarthritis live with chronic pain on a daily basis. Pain is considered to be chronic when it lasts three to six months or longer, but unfortunately, arthritis pain can last a lifetime, and has no complete cure. For some it can be a constant pain, for others it may come and go or even be exacerbated by particular tasks. This pain can make it hard to perform daily activities everyone else takes for granted.

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Osteoarthritis and Stress: How it Worsen Symptoms

Posted By: David Pittaway

At some point in our life, we have had all dealt with stress. For many it can be a constant presence, and with everything that has happened throughout 2020, it’s understandable that many people have been feeling under a lot more stress than usual.

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Self Management of Osteoarthritis

Posted By: Richard Iorio, MD

Self-efficacy is considered a core component in self-management. Self-efficacy is a personal judgement of how well one can execute courses of action required to deal with chronic processes. However, there is a lack of knowledge about the association between self-efficacy and health-related outcomes in osteoarthritis.

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