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Easy Help for Hurting Hands
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Easy Help for Hurting Hands

Simple daily stretches and exercises to help build strength and flexibility

Adaptive Exercise: What to Do When Moving Isn't Easy
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Adaptive Exercise: What to Do When Moving Isn't Easy

If working out seems impossible to you because of chronic pain, perhaps it's time for a different approach.

Alternative Treatment for Arthritic Knees is as Effective as Physical Therapy
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Alternative Treatment for Arthritic Knees is as Effective as Physical Therapy

Legions of arthritis sufferers try physical therapy and anti-inflammatory drugs to no avail. Now, a new study looks East for relief--to the martial art tai chi. Researchers concluded that tai chi offers an alternative to physical therapy for common knee osteoarthritis--and it might also boost well-being.

New Treatment Shows Promise for Crippling Knee Arthritis
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New Treatment Shows Promise for Crippling Knee Arthritis

For those who suffer debilitating arthritis in their knees, researchers report in a small study that just one injection of stem cells can reduce pain and inflammation.

Will 'Unloading' Shoes Help Your Arthritic Knees?
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Will 'Unloading' Shoes Help Your Arthritic Knees?

For reducing pain from arthritic knees, "unloading" shoes don't offer a leg up over conventional walking shoes, new research indicates.