Monthly archives for August, 2014

Anti inflammatory Elements Recognized...

Anti inflammatory Elements Recognized As Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Studies are now increasingly recognizing the importance of anti inflammatory foods in the palliation of inflammation of the synovium in RA ridden joints as well as in localized inflammatory changes of OA within the synovium. A recent article in Arthritis and Rheumatism cited the effects of knee joints injected with isothiocyanide – an e [...]

Obesity – Still Number One Risk...

Obesity – Still Number One Risk Factor for Osteoarthritis
Obesity is still the most common trigger setting off the cascade of events leading to osteoarthritis in the weight bearing joints. Conversely, removing the excess mechanical load weighing on joints allows for reparative mechanisms and elimination of the inflammatory process which occurs locally within the synovium via cytokines. This heralds [...]

Functional Breathing?

Functional Breathing?
Just the other day, during my workout, I heard a gentleman furiously growl at two innocent dumbbells during his set of bicep curls. As everyone looked his way in concern, I figured he was perfectly sane. Realizing that the weight seemed fairly heavy, allowed me to consider a few possible explanations. Was it because he wanted to “pump” himsel [...]