Integrative medicine

Combines alternative medicine with evidence-based medicine, also called Complementary, Functional medicine, Holistic health

Arthritis of the knee: Ten exercises

Arthritis is a condition where the joints become swollen, hot, and often painful. One joint that is commonly affected by arthritis is the knee, the largest joint in the body. by Brian Wu, Reviewed by William Morrison MD, Medical News … READ MORE

Catching knee osteoarthritis early

Pharmacists are about to take on a bigger role in preventive health care by offering early screening for osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. “People see their pharmacists about seven times as often as their doctor, showing this is … READ MORE

The perils of poses: Yoga-related injuries

Yoga is becoming increasingly popular with students looking to improve strength, flexibility, balance, and well being. But those who do too much, too soon are at risk for injury. “A study of imaging observations by Canadian … READ MORE

Yoga practice enhances management of knee OA

Research suggests that a tailored yoga practice can help reduce pain and improve function in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Potential mechanisms include strengthening, improving flexibility, and altering gait biomechanics. by … READ MORE

Plantar fasciitis: How to heal the sole

For athletes, plantar fasciitis is one of the most common sources of heel pain. The plantar fascia is a ligament that connects your heel bone to your toes. Strain to the fascia weakens it, causing pain and swelling in the heel. It … READ MORE
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