Can exercise help with arthritis?
By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) Almost everyone will experience some form of arthritis as they get older. It occurs when one or more joints become inflamed, causing stiffness and pain that worsen over time. If you suffer from arthritis, moving your body may be the last thing you want to […]
How to protect our joints against osteoarthritis?
By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis refers to damage or breakdown of the joint cartilage (the soft tissue that covers the joint’s surface) between bones. When it wears out, bones rub against each other, causing pain, redness, swelling, and stiffness. It occurs most often in the hands, knees, […]
Foods to ease arthritis pain
By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) “Is there a special arthritis diet?”. We often hear this question from people with arthritis. An anti-inflammatory diet may help to fight inflammation and improve joint pain and other symptoms. What is an anti-inflammatory diet? It is essentially a diet that reduces inflammation by eating anti-inflammatory […]