Tag Archives: osteoarthritis

Dear Tylenol, I’m back but I’m not sticking around.

  Dear Tylenol, I’m back but I’m not sticking around. This will just be a short visit, I’m sure, and then I’ll be on my way. By the way, I never thanked you for the last time you helped me out. I really appreciate you letting me stay for those couple of weeks when Osteoarthritis was giving me a hard time. I don’t know what I would have done without… Read Article →

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How to Give Thanks With a Grateful Heart

  Yesterday was one of “those” days. You know what I mean. Sometimes before you go to bed at night you say, “Tomorrow I’m going to do thus and such. It’It is going to be a beautiful day and I’m looking forward to doing the things that I’m planning to do.” A wise sister once told me, “We cannot always control our circumstances but we can control our attitude about… Read Article →

How to Deal with Osteoarthritis Pain

Osteoarthritis, or Degenerative Bone Disease, is the most common form of arthritis and is usually caused by wear-and-tear of the body or by injury and results in pain and stiffness of the joints. In this article, we will present an overview of the many techniques for handling pain and give you some ideas for how to deal with osteoarthritis pain. Exercise is the most frequent non-drug recommendation for easing the… Read Article →

Weslo Cadence G 5.9i Treadmill Review

I purchased this treadmill in the fall of 2018 and use it almost daily. My intention when I was to use it to help me get into shape for a hiking trip that I had planned for the summer of 2019. Normally, I would walk daily at local parks but I needed something to supplement on days that weather or my busy schedule prevented me from getting out. Shortly after… Read Article →

Walking with Osteoarthritis – Using Nordic Poles

Exercise is the best non-drug treatment for osteoarthritis, as I shared in my article How to Exercise with Osteoarthritis. There are many beneficial forms of exercise for people with osteoarthritis, but walking is one of the most versatile because it can be worked into our daily routine, we can control how much or how little we do, it can be done indoors or out and it has many health benefits…. Read Article →

How to Exercise with Osteoarthritis

It doesn’t make much sense when your body is already stiff and/or sore, but exercise is the best non-medical treatment there is for osteoarthritis. Although I am fairly new to the world of degenerative joint disease, I am quickly learning what works and doesn’t work for my body and the more I listen to what my body needs, the better I feel. Maybe you feel like it’s enough of a… Read Article →