Pseudogout occurs when calcium pyrophosphate (CPP) crystals form in soft tissues. It is not known why some get pseudogout, and others do not. This condition can affect any joint. The knee, ankle, wrist, and large knuckles, though, are most often affected. But, the hip, shoulders, and spine can be too. Although the cause of pseudogout [...]
When pain occurs there are two different types, acute pain and chronic pain. It's important to know the difference.
Many of us have a friend who appears to be able to tell when the rain is on its way. And typically, they say it is because they can feel it in their joints. So, that goes to question, does joint pain during the rainy season have any correlation? Florida is truly the Sunshine State [...]
Did you know that the type of footwear you buy might help significantly alleviate pain and pressure in your joints? In fact, the right pair of shoes should do more than express your sense of style; they should help you feel happy and healthy too! Always remember, proper footwear for joint pain is crucial. Each [...]
As we get older, we all experience weight gain and joint pain that come naturally with general wear and tear. Joint pain is one of the most common ailments in adults 35 and older. But conditions are often worse for those who are overweight. According to a Harvard study released earlier this year, the force on the [...]