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What You Need to Know About Knee Pain and Arthritis

For several decades I have played competitive tennis on the cement courts in Southern California. In hindsight, being slightly bowlegged exaggerated the pressure and forces on my knees, so it is not surprising that I developed knee arthritis and significant knee pain. I am a pharmaceutical chemist for those who don’t know me and have a master’s degree in clinical nutrition. Unfortunately, the pain developed close to 30 years ago before becoming an expert on plant chemistry and its potential...
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5 Facts You Need to Know About Joint Pain

Joints are the places on the body where two or more bones meet. Humans have three main types of joints: synovial, cartilaginous, and fibrous. Synovial joints are freely movable, meaning that they allow you to extend, rotate or pivot the bones to which they are connected. Some common examples of synovial joints are the knee, elbow, wrist, and knuckle joints. Cartilaginous and fibrous joints provide little to no range of motion; the fibers that connect the bones on your skull...
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