March, 2015

Does Weather Affect Joint Pain?

Monday, March 30th, 2015

How the weather can affect joint pain, and what to do about it. The skies are clear blue, but your ankle starts flaring up with arthritis pain. Could a storm be looming? You feel it in your bones, but is it just an old wives’ tale? Or can joint pain actually predict weather changes? Believe...  read more

Basic Preventative Remedies for Bursitis

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Measures you can take to relieve the pain of bursitis include: Rest and immobilize the affected area Apply ice to reduce swelling Take an over-the-counter medication, such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others) or naproxen sodium (Aleve, others), to relieve pain and reduce inflammation Cushion your knees if you sleep on your side by placing...  read more

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