Kicking Osteoarthritis’ Butt

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disorder in the US, as 54.4 million American adults suffer from it, according to this PubMed article. In addition, this study points out that the number of people with osteoarthritis is supposed to increase to almost 80 million, by 2040. The risk of OA increases with age, young people… Continue reading

Heat Therapy for Pain Relief – Is it Effective? (Clinical Trials & Credible Sources)

According to this American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) study, every year 76.5 million Americans experience pain that lasts at least 24 hours, not including the people suffering from chronic (long-lasting) pain. The healthcare cost related to pain in 2010 was between  $560 billion to $635 billion. The go-to remedies for pain are the usual… Continue reading