Can Cold Weather Affect your Arthritis?

What kind of weather is the worst for arthritis? According to a 2014 study of people with arthritis, 67% of participants reported weather sensitivity, especially to cold and wet days. So what’s so special about the cold and rainy days that make your joints ache? Researchers believe that the main reason arthritis flairs up in cold … Read more

What is hip bursitis?

What is hip bursitis? “Bursitis” means the inflammation of the bursae. So what are bursae? Bursae are fluid sacs located all around the body that act as cushions to prevent friction between bones and soft tissue. The hip has two major bursae that can become inflamed or irritated. The most common area for bursitis to develop is … Read more

Treating Avascular Necrosis

What is avascular necrosis? Avascular necrosis, otherwise known as osteonecrosis, is a condition in which bone tissue dies from a lack of blood supply. When tissue dies, there is nothing to replace or back it up, so the bones begin to develop tiny breaks in the bone. Eventually, the bone collapses and can be very … Read more

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