OsteoarthritisInfo Center

Most Damage, Most Gain in Knee Replacement
If you have knee osteoarthritis, you can take steps to prevent permanent damage. For those with the damage done, joint replacement surgery may relieve pain and boost knee function.
More Magnesium, Less Arthritis
What you put in your body can affect your risk of disease, even your risk of osteoarthritis. If you're trying to prevent this "wear-and-tear" type of arthritis, you may want to eat more almonds and spinach.
Does Mood Spur Walking?
If you have arthritis, it's important to stay active and keep your joints moving. Walking is a simple activity that can help protect your joints. However, some patients can't find the motivation to get up and walk.
Teamwork Pays Off in Knee Arthritis
When it comes to your health, teamwork can pay off. If you have arthritis, you may have a better chance of improving your joint health if you work with a team of health care professionals.
Nadal Out with Chronic Knee Injury
Tennis elbow, the typical culprit that plagues serious players, is not to blame in Rafael Nadal's withdrawal from the US Open, which starts today.
Protective Partners for Arthritis Drugs
Some drugs used to relieve the pain of arthritis can do damage to your digestive tract. This is why many arthritis patients take other medications to protect their digestive system.
Depression Drugs Treat Arthritis Pain
Even if a drug was designed to treat one specific disease, it often happens that the same drug can help patients with other conditions. This seems to be the case with a popular antidepressant drug.
Heart Attack After Joint Replacement
Surgery to replace a damaged hip or knee can put an end to the pain of osteoarthritis. But, like any surgery, there are risks involved.
Diabetes Ups Risk After Joint Surgery
A hip or knee replacement may rid you of your arthritis pain. But you may also run the risk of infection after surgery.
Low Rates of Knee Arthritis in Women
Knee osteoarthritis is one of the main health burdens in the United States. Because of this condition, there is a need to better understand the course of disease to help prevent and slow knee arthritis.