Joint pain, aging and arthritis
Elena Schiopu, MD, associate professor of clinical, rheumatology and internal medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Abor.
Practical Pain Management: “Pain Management and the Elderly.”
Brett Smith, DO, Rheumatologist, Alcoa, TN.
American Journal of Nursing: “The Impact of Osteoarthritis in the United States: An Approach to Population Health.
Mayo Clinic: “Arthritis”, “Osteoarthritis”, “Rheumatoid Arthritis”.
CDC: “Tobacco and Tobacco Use.”
Arthritis Foundation: “5 reasons for smoking worsen arthritis”, “Glucosamine and chondroitin due to osteoarthritis pain”, “Sleep and pain”, “Benefits of losing weight in arthritis”.
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery: “Smoking and Musculoskeletal Health.”
Cleveland Clinic: “The 5 Best Ways to Save Articles on Aging,” “Here’s Why Weight Loss is the Key to Losing Joint Pain,” “Painful Arthritis in the Knee?” Acupuncture can bring relief, “Why smoking will increase chronic pain,” “The best exercises to keep your joints healthy.”
Brain and life: “Basic exercises that can help improve balance and prevent falls.”
Choose Health: “Why drinks are harmful to your body.”
Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Acupuncture,” “Obesity, Sugar, and Heart Health.”
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: “Consumption of sugar-sweetened soda and the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis in women.”
Orthopedic Associates: “Dehydration and Joint Pain: How Your Hydration Affects Joint Health.”
Dignity Health: “Five foods should be avoided to cause arthritis.”
Harvard Health Publishing: “Omega-3 Rich Foods: Good for Your Heart”
Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: “Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)”, “Treatment of Viscosupplementation of Knee Arthritis”.