Arthritis and Gout

survive a broken hip

A broken hip is a complete or partial break in the proximal end of the femur (also called thighbone), near the hip joint. About 300,000 Americans are hospitalized for a broken hip every year.

Hip fracture

Is hip replacement (arthroplasty) the most cost-effective and beneficial treatment for hip fractures? It depends.

exercise and weight loss osteoarthritis

Given the recent anxiety about using pain-killing drugs, osteoarthritis sufferers are looking for other ways to get some relief. Exercise and weight loss are known to be helpful in treating the condition, and combining both treatments is even better than either alone . . .

Knee arthroscopy

A lot of people with osteoarthritis of the knee joint undergo an operative procedure called arthroscopy, with or without scraping away of rough and loose tissue in the joint cavity (called debridement). Now the usefulness of this procedure has been called into question.

Ingrown Hair Treatment Options and Prevention

ingrown hair
After shaving or tweezing, sometimes the hairs can grow back into the skin leading to…

Occupational Therapy for Dementia Patients (and Their Caregivers)

Occupational therapy in dementia
Occupational therapy, specifically designed to improve an individual patient's daily…

Removing Skin Tags With Tea Tree Oil

tea tree oil skin tags
Tea tree oil is a light-yellow oil drawn out from a plant in Australia known as melaleuca…

Nutritional Healing For Common Skin Problems

clean skin
Nutritional deficiencies can play a key role in many skin conditions such as eczema,…