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Understanding Psoriatic Arthritis

by Owen Wiseman, H.BSc., on 2 November 2017, Muscle and joint
psoriatic arthritis

From the Greek words psora, meaning itch, arthron, meaning joint, and itis, for inflammation, we have the condition, psoriatic arthritis. This disease presents with chronic inflammation of any joints due to an autoimmune reaction where our immune system attacks our own healthy skin and joint tissues by mistake.

These areas could include your neck, eyes, spine, wrists, elbows, fingers, ankles…the list continues.

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Reasons for neck pain after sleeping

by Sonia Chartier, on 6 March 2017, Muscle and joint
neck-pain

Experiencing neck pain in the morning is common, and often caused by the neck being in an uncomfortable position while you sleep. This can be due to your natural sleeping position, your pillows, your mattress or being pregnant.

In this article, we explore these causes in more detail, and discuss exercises and remedies to help.

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A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash: Joint Aches and Pains

by Mackie Vadacchino, CEO/PDG - A.Vogel, on 13 February 2017, Menopause, Muscle and joint

Welcome to another edition of A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash. In 2015 we surveyed our newsletter subscribers to get a better idea of what ails them during Menopause and to our surprise the #2 complaint, just behind hot flashes and night sweats, was muscle and joint aches and pains.

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Nutrition Tips for Gout

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 30 January 2017, Muscle and joint
gout

Waking up in the middle of the night is a bother for most people. The after-effects of disturbed sleep are typically experienced the next day in the form of grogginess, lack of concentration, and moodiness that can negatively impact your personal relationships.  Waking up due to gout attacks, however, brings a whole new set of problems on top of already reduced productivity and tiredness…

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5 ways to prevent knee pain

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 16 March 2016, Muscle and joint
knee pain

Even for the non-athlete, knee pain can be just as much a reality.

In contact sports, one of the most dreaded injuries on the field is the common and debilitating “unhappy triad.” The unhappy triad is a complete or partial tear to three of the knee’s integral structures: the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), medial collateral ligament (MCL), and medial meniscus…

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