Weight-loss is the best medicine,” Dr. John Adams, a general physician with Alexander City’s Total Health Care told the group gathered to hear a presentation on osteoarthritis and obesity Thursday afternoon at Russell …
Expert
As the chief of joint replacement surgery at Mount Sinai, Michael Bronson is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in replacing hips and knees. Over the past 26 years, he has done between 6,000 and 8,000 hip …
Weight loss
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Intensive weight loss together with regular exercise did more to ease knee arthritis than exercise alone for overweight and obese adults in a new U.S. study. Knee inflammation, pain …
SAN FRANCISCO— Excessive weight loss aided by bariatric (weight loss) surgery has been linked to improved symptoms in people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, according to new research findings presented this …
Even slight reductions in body weight can improve pain and mobility in patients with arthritis. “However, it is very difficult for morbidly obese patients to lose significant amounts of weight and maintain their weight loss,” …
Obesity
Rheumatoid arthritis, cancer and crohn’s are caused by excessively ... The many benefits of kale seem to have yet another counterpart as a …
Health
In rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the immune system begins to attack the healthy joints, causing pain, inflammation, and destruction of the joints. RA patients who have a low body mass index (BMI– measure of body fat based …
(HealthDay News) — Weight loss is a strong predictor of mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to a study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology. Joshua F. Baker, MD, from the Philadelphia …