Friday, July 9, 2010

JOINT PAIN|Joint Effort|Remedies for Joint Pain|Joint Pain relief Tips

Cracking Joints, Achy hips and creaking Knees got you down? A sharp shooting pain from the shoulder to the elbow? It's a memo about the aging gracefully. Or the pain may be arthritis. Fortunately medicine has lot to offer. Yoga and exercises are also alternative supplements to medications in some cases. If the pain is very severe and diagnised severe arthritis, joint replacements are very common now.

An increasing number of Americans are encountering that achy-joint roadblock, arthritis, as per CDC. Technically speaking, arthritis refers to several conditions that bedevil our joints, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gout--conditions that affect some 46 million American adults. Osteoarthritis, a condition that wears away cartilage through wear & tear may affect 37 million by 2030, up by 10 million from today's rate. Rheumatoid arthritis, an inflammatory disease that eventually destroys joint cartilage, now strikes 83 out of every 100,000 people up from 65 per 100,000 in 1995. And gout, a condition resulting from elevated levels of uric acid that form painful crystals in the joints, affects more than one per cent of U.S. adults, and has almost doubled since 1990.

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