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Join Us for the 2014 Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis in Birmingham

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December 12, 2014

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Join Us for the 2014 Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis in Birmingham
Do you know someone living with arthritis? There are more than 55 million people who have been diagnosed with some form of arthritis here in America (that’s 1 in 5). This weekend you have the opportunity to join our staff as we take part in the largest holiday 5K series… Read More
 

Stem Cell Research Reveals New Way to Treat Osteoarthritis

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October 9, 2014

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Stem Cell Research Reveals New Way to Treat Osteoarthritis
The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis (OA), a degenerative illness that breaks down the cartilage of the joints. This degeneration happens as a natural part of the aging process following many years of constant wear and tear. It’s quite common amongst adults over the age of 55, but… Read More
 

Omega-3 Fats May Help Keep Joints Free of Osteoarthritis

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July 21, 2014

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Omega-3 Fats May Help Keep Joints Free of Osteoarthritis
A new study suggests that including more Omega-3 fatty acids in your diet may help reduce your risk of developing osteoarthritis (OA). A team of researchers from Duke University has presented compelling evidence to support the benefits that eating this healthy type of fat may hold for long-term joint health.… Read More
 

6000 Steps a Day Could Keep that Osteoarthritis at Bay

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June 22, 2014

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6000 Steps a Day Could Keep that Osteoarthritis at Bay
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition that affects nearly half of all Americans over the age of 40. It’s also the leading cause of chronic disability in the country, making it the primary focus of many clinical research studies. Specialists have developed a range of therapies and medications to help millions… Read More
 

Scientists Stave Off Osteoarthritis with 3D Printed Stem Cells

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May 9, 2014

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Too put it plainly, our knees are a very complex joints. Although some might argue that the human knee hasn’t adapted well to the average level of stress that our extended lifelines and expanded waistlines now put on them. This is one of the reasons that osteoarthritis (OA) of the… Read More
 

Self-Management Techniques for Osteoarthritis

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April 16, 2013

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Self-Management Techniques for Osteoarthritis
You don’t have to rely solely on the help of your doctor when it comes to the management of your osteoarthritis (OA). In fact, there are a number of self-management programs which were specifically formatted for people with this medical condition. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in… Read More
 

Treating Osteoarthritis with Viscosupplementation

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September 21, 2012

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For a long time, the common methods of relieving the pain associated with osteoarthritis (OA) included exercise, maintaining a healthy weight, corticosteroid injections, and pain relievers such as Tylenol or ibuprofen. However, there is a different method of treatment available for osteoarthritis patients which is called viscosupplementation. During osteoarthritis clinical… Read More
 

Guide to Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) & Osteoarthritis (OA)

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January 2, 2012

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Guide to Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) & Osteoarthritis (OA)
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic chronic autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks its own body’s joints, and articular tissues (such as skin, the heart and muscles) are often affected as well. Rheumatoid arthritis generally targets the synovial joints, the most moveable joints in the body. The intense… Read More
 

Achieve Clinical Research Announces Osteoarthritis (OA) Research Studies in Birmingham, Alabama

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October 7, 2010

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Birmingham, Alabama, October 7, 2010 — Achieve Clinical Research, a privatelyowned research facility, founded in 1998 in Birmingham, Alabama, announces the launch of several research studies to test investigational treatment options for those already diagnosed with osteoarthritis (OA). “Through clinical research studies, we can strive to significantly build on data… Read More
 
 
 

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