Elena Schiopu, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Rheumatology and Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Abor.
Practical Pain Management: “Pain Management and the Elderly”.
Brett Smith, DO, rheumatologist, Alcoa, TN.
American Journal of Nursing: “The Impact of Osteoarthritis in the United States: A Population Health Perspective.
Mayo Clinic: “Arthritis”, “Osteoarthritis”, “Rheumatoid Arthritis”.
CDC: “Smoking and Tobacco Use”.
Arthritis Foundation: “5 Reasons Smoking Worsens Arthritis,” “Glucosamine and Chondroitin for Osteoarthritis Pain,” “Sleep and Pain,” “Weight Loss Benefits for Arthritis.
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: “Smoking and Musculoskeletal Health”.
Cleveland Clinic: “5 Best Ways To Save Your Joints As You Get Older”, “Here’s Why Losing Weight Is The Key To Losing Joint Pain”, “Painful Arthritis In The Knee?” Acupuncture May Provide Relief “,” Why Smoking Will Increase Your Chronic Pain “,” The Best Exercises For Keeping Your Joints Healthy. “
Brain and life: “Basic exercises that can help improve balance and prevent falls.”
Select Health: “Why are sugary drinks harmful to your body.”
Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Acupuncture”, “Obesity, Sugar and Heart Health”.
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: “Sweet Soda Consumption and Risk of Developing Rheumatoid Arthritis in Women.”
Orthopedic Associates: “Dehydration and Joint Pain: How Your Hydration Affects Joint Health.”
Dignity Health: “Five Arthritis Trigger Foods to Avoid.”
Harvard Health Publishing: “Foods Rich in Omega-3: Good for the Heart”
Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: “Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)”, “Viscosupplementation Treatment of Knee Arthritis”.