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The people with arthritis struggling to work (BBC)

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http://www.bbc.com/news/health-39043187

Posted in Arthritis, Chronic Pain

The Best and Worst Exercises for Your Knees (SilverSneakers)

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https://www.silversneakers.com/blog/exercises-knees/

Posted in Chronic Pain, Exercise Guidelines, Joint Pain, Osteoarthritis

Closest Thing to a Wonder Drug? Try Exercise

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http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/21/upshot/why-you-should-exercise-no-not-to-lose-weight.html?_r=0

Posted in Chronic Pain, Depression, Exercise Guidelines, Obesity, Osteoarthritis, Quality of Life

How Exercise Helps Us Tolerate Pain

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Regular exercise may alter how a person experiences pain, according to a new study. The longer we continue to work out, the new findings suggest, the greater our tolerance for discomfort can grow. For some time, scientists have known that … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic Pain, Exercise Guidelines, Quality of Life

The Relationship Between Depression and Arthritis

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Both arthritis and depression are common in the United States, with age and obesity trends likely to increase the number of people who suffer from both conditions simultaneously. Studies have repeatedly demonstrated an association between arthritis symptoms and major depression. … Continue reading

Posted in Arthritis, Chronic Pain, Depression

The Perils of Toughing it Out

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Studies have found that elderly patients are less likely than younger adults to report pain to their doctors. Instead, many suffer in silence at considerable cost to the quality of their lives. Read the full article here.

Posted in Aging, Chronic Pain, Quality of Life