Elena Schiopu, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Rheumatology and Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Abur.
Practical Pain Management: “Pain Management and the Elderly”.
Brett Smith, Rheumatologist, Alcoa, Tennessee.
The American Journal of Nursing: “The impact of osteoporosis in the United States: a population health perspective.”
Mayo Clinic: “Arthritis,” “Osteoarthritis,” “Rheumatoid Arthritis.”
CDC: “Smoking and Tobacco Use.”
The Arthritis Foundation: “5 Reasons Why Smoking Makes Arthritis Worse,” “Glucosamine and Chondroitin for Osteoarthritis Pain,” “Sleep and Pain,” “Weight Loss Benefits for Arthritis.”
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: “Smoking and the Health of the Musculoskeletal System.”
Cleveland Clinic: “The 5 Best Ways to Save Your Joints As You Age”, “Here’s Why Weight Loss is the Key to Losing Joint Pain,” “Painful Arthritis in Your Knee? Acupuncture May Bring Relief,“ Why Smoking Increases Chronic Pain ”, “The best exercises to keep your joints healthy.”
Brain and life: “Basic exercises can help improve balance and prevent falls.”
Determine Health: “Why sugary drinks are bad for your body.”
Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Acupuncture,” “Obesity, diabetes, and heart health.”
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: “Consumption of sugar-sweetened soda and the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis in women.”
Orthopedic Specialist: “Dryness and Joint Pain: How Moisturizing Affects Joint Health.”
Dignity Health: “Five foods that lead to arthritis that should be avoided.”
Harvard Health Publishing: “Omega-3 Foods Rich in Your Heart”
Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: “Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP),” “Treating knee osteoarthritis.”