Joint Health Archives - Dr. Amino

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Hyaluronic Acid Benefits More Than Just Your Skin!

Countless beauty products tout hyaluronic acid’s ability to fight acne, age spots, and wrinkles. Dermatologists use hyaluronic acid to plump lips and other tissue, and some in the industry refer to it as the “fountain of youth.” But hyaluronic acid...

9 Natural Remedies for Back Pain Relief

Few things can be as immediately disabling as back pain. Our backs are a delicate and complex structure of muscles, ligaments, joints, and bones. Back pain can be caused by a wide range of injuries, dehydration, inflammation, and certain underlying...

Bunions Bringing You Down? Here Are Some Treatment and Prevention Tips

Feet hurt? If so you’re not alone. According to a recent study, 77% of Americans over 18 have experienced foot pain at one time or another. And bunions (hallux valgus) are one of the most frequent culprits, especially in women....

Tendonitis: When Tennis Elbow Has You Down for the Game

A painful condition, tendonitis involves inflammation of the tendons—fibrous cords connecting muscles to bones. Commonly occurring in the knees, heels, shoulders, elbows, and wrists, tendonitis leads to swelling and discomfort when moving the affected body part. You might know tendonitis...

Organic Castor Oil Health Benefits and 8 Castor Oil Uses

Castor oil has a rich history not only in the United States where grandmothers tout its health benefits but also across the world where it has been used for thousands of years. Castor oil is made by pressing the beans...

4 Diatomaceous Earth Health Benefits and How to Use Diatomaceous Earth in the Home

Have you heard the buzz about diatomaceous earth and its health benefits and wonder if they are correct, or just hype? If so, keep reading! Diatomaceous earth is a common mineral found around the globe. It develops over thousands of...

What Is Fibromyalgia and Is There a Cure for the Pain?

Fibromyalgia is a disorder in which one experiences chronic pain and tenderness to touch. It is sometimes described as oversensitivity to sensations such as touch, light, or sound. Fibromyalgia pain and tenderness may come and go and are usually felt...

Types of Juvenile Arthritis and the Best Course of Treatment

Juvenile arthritis affects nearly 300,000 children in this country and can make enjoying the activities of adolescence challenging. This disease has many subcategories, including inflammatory, rheumatic, and autoimmune diseases that affect the joints of children before their 18th birthday. Luckily...

TMJ: Symptoms, Treatment, Pain Relief

TMJ is an abbreviation for temporomandibular joint, the joint that connects each side of the jaw to the skull. TMJ is also commonly used to refer to temporomandibular disorders. When someone references a TMJ disorder, he or she is usually...