Quality sleep is one of the most important aspects of your health. It's not uncommon for people who sleep poorly to have joint pain - but why? Unfortunately, it's a vicious circle: sleep deprivation can cause achy; painful joints, according to a body of research that includes a study published in the April 2012 issue of Sleep journal. Painful joints, in turn, may cause sleep deprivation, according to research published in PLoS One in October 2015. Read on to discover more about the connection between poor sleep and sore joints.
Joint replacement surgery is a common medical procedure. The dedicated professionals of Joint Preservation Institute offer the following recommendations and suggestions to help you make the most of your time after joint replacement surgery, ensuring a quick, comfortable and efficient recovery.
Knee pain resulting from arthritis is not an uncommon occurrence, especially among older people. A body of research, including a study published in the July 2015 issue of the Journal of Physical Therapy Science, indicates joint-friendly stretches can help reduce knee pain.
In our previous blog post, we discussed the positive results and survival of modern hip and knee replacements. As mentioned, in spite of these good results, these implants do occasionally have to be revised. Below we discuss the most common reasons for these revisions.
You received your eye color from mom and your hair from your dad, but what about your knee pain? That may, in fact, also run in the family. There are a number of risk factors for knee pain and arthritis. These include obesity, bad alignment (being severely bow-legged or knock-kneed), exposure to trauma or sports injuries, as well as the ability of the joint to heal itself. One recent study went even further and explored the incidence of knee pain in the children of people undergoing knee replacement.