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Wednesday, October 16, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Middle age aches could be osteoarthritis

The joint disease osteoarthritis is thought to be on the rise, partly because of active baby boomers and higher U.S. obesity rates. It occurs from the wearing down of protective …

House Call: Keep moving to ease arthritis

Arthritis is a pain, literally, and even though people experience improvement in their symptoms as the weather warms up, it’s still a good idea to keep up with taking care …

Doctor K: Right exercise may relieve knee pain

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have knee osteoarthritis. Are there exercises that could relieve my pain? DEAR READER: As a fellow sufferer, I know that joint pain from osteoarthritis can really …

Osteoarthritis can be managed with medications

DEAR DOCTOR K: My joints hurt. Does that mean I have osteoarthritis? DEAR READER: Your knee aches from time to time, or maybe your fingers don’t seem as nimble as …

Dr. Gott: Osteoarthritis not linked to employment

DEAR DR. GOTT: I have osteoarthritis in my neck and spine. Could you tell me how a 54-year-old lady like me got such a thing? My job is repetitive work …

Early detection of arthritis is key to controlling aches

The aches and pains of arthritis are usually associated with getting older, but it can hit at any time, from age 1 on up. Understanding arthritis and its many forms …