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Cryotherapy a Cool Trend After All?
Whole-body cryotherapy may not be so cool after all, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Is Cryotherapy a Cool Trend After All?
Whole-body cryotherapy may not be so cool after all, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
9 Easy Stretches to Relieve Back Pain
Lengthening not only your back muscles but also some of the surrounding muscles — like your neck, hip, gluteus and hamstrings — could relieve some of your pain.
How Fish Might Affect Your Immune Health
Seafood is always a great choice for protein if you’re young and female, right? Not so fast.
Another Reason to Quit: Smoking and Back Pain
Of all the parts of the body smoking can damage, the back doesn't seem like it would be one of them. Many smokers with lower back arthritis, however, may beg to differ. Smokers with this condition may not respond as well to treatment as nonsmokers.
Get Active for Improved Arthritis Symptoms
Improving arthritis symptoms may be as simple as getting some exercise.
FDA: "Feng Shi Ling" Contains Undeclared Drug Ingredients
The Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers not to purchase or use “Feng Shi Ling,” a product promoted and sold as an herbal medication for arthritic pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis.
How to Choose the Right OTC Painkiller
Over-the-counter painkillers might appear to all have the same purpose — reducing pain — but they aren't all created equal. Many of these medicines have different effects, side effects and purposes.
Many Knee Replacements May Be Unnecessary
For some patients with arthritis, knee replacement may eventually seem like the only option for treating their pain. But a new study suggests this treatment may not always be appropriate.
Things You Can Do Today to Feel Better Tomorrow
What can you do to make your tomorrow better than today? Here are eight easy steps that will leave you feeling better tomorrow.