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Exercise With Your Dog To Help Joint Pain

Posted: Apr 7, 2022 | by admin | 0 Comment

It’s said that dog owners are generally happier than people who do not have pets at home. This belief is actually rooted in scientific research. The journal Science has reported that loving contact between a dog and owner can release oxytocin, a hormone that reduces stress and increases relaxation and positive emotions. This said, one […] Read More...

Arthritis Is No Joke

Posted: Apr 1, 2022 | by admin | 0 Comment

April 1st is a day long reserved for jokes. One might find a few humorous blogs and social media posts meant to be taken seriously. Some people are extra cautious on April Fool’s Day, too, in order to avoid falling victim to pranks. Others, no doubt, have made the decision to stay offline until Saturday. […] Read More...

Going Remote With Joint Pain

Posted: Mar 29, 2022 | by admin | 0 Comment

Although restrictions with regards to office attendance are lifting, the impact of COVID-19 has changed the way some people report to work. A number of companies are shifting either to full remote status or hybrid shifts. If you spent the better part of two years at home with your laptop, chances are the temporary solution […] Read More...

March is National Ladder Safety Month

Posted: Mar 18, 2022 | by admin | 0 Comment

The return of warmer weather to Hampton Roads inspires more outdoor activity. It’s also a time for homeowners to consider the arduous task of spring cleaning. Will this be the year you finally tackle those long delayed garage and closet decluttering projects? Are there home projects to finish? Spring chores, depending on the scope of […] Read More...

Spring Forward and Improve Sleep For Joint Health

Posted: Mar 11, 2022 | by admin | 0 Comment

When Daylight Savings ends next week, we will once again lose an hour. The change marks the coming of Spring and warmer weather, and more opportunities for outdoor exercise. For those who live with arthritis or other joint pain, it may seem like we lose an hour of this discomfort. It won’t necessarily feel that […] Read More...

Sleep Apnea and Joint Pain

Posted: Mar 4, 2022 | by admin | 0 Comment

If you are currently going through menopause and are having trouble sleeping at night, the problem could spread to your joints. A recent study published by the North American Menopause Society suggests a connection between sleep apnea in post-menopausal patients and joint aches. According to US News and World Report, the study was published in […] Read More...

Give Up Joint Pain For Lent

Posted: Feb 24, 2022 | by admin | 0 Comment

Giving up joint pain for Lent sounds easier in theory than in practice. It would be nice to wake up one day and declare, “I will no longer feel stiffness in my hands or knees,” and while a positive attitude can help, for some patients more work is required. With Ash Wednesday soon approaching, observants […] Read More...

Considering A Caregiver

Posted: Feb 17, 2022 | by admin | 0 Comment

These past few years, the outpouring of love and respect for caregivers and healthcare professionals has been inspiring. For many, it’s more than a job, it’s a calling. Those who require personal assistance in order to maintain high quality of life are grateful to the people who give their time and talents to help. Depending […] Read More...

Donating Organs With Joint Pain

Posted: Feb 10, 2022 | by admin | 0 Comment

We observe February 14th in different ways. While it’s commonly known as Valentine’s Day, many health organizations also recognize it as National Donor Day. You may see heightened awareness for blood and organ donations at this time. Now more than ever, it’s important to recognize the need for such life-preserving measures. According to the HRSA: […] Read More...

Have A Heart About Joint Care

Posted: Feb 4, 2022 | by admin | 0 Comment

National Heart Month is here again, and we are reminded to be vigilant about our coronary health. With good habits designed to maintain cardiovascular fitness, we also have the opportunity to better care for our joints. When we move and stay active, our hearts pump and keep us motivated. When our blood flows freely, we […] Read More...