Arthritis is the leading cause of disability among adults in the U.S. By conservative estimates, roughly 54 million adults have doctor-diagnosed arthritis with osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) leading the pack. While you can’t always prevent arthritis, there are recommended best practices you can incorporate to help prevent arthritis from becoming a chronic pain disorder down the road. Some of these best practices can even be used to help alleviate pain as well. Diet, exercise, and posture are three, in particular, I’d like to go over today. Diet Let’s tackle diet first. I classify foods as either being inflammatory or anti-inflammatory. Certain foods can trigger a.
Elite athletes are known to take good care of their bodies. Good nutrition and training play a big part on how well they perform and recover. However, what many people do not know is that quality sleep also plays a major role in how well an athlete performs. And with good nutrition and training added to the mix, athletes can recover faster (including from injuries), and prolong their athletic careers. LeBron James, Serena Williams, and Tom Brady are classic examples of athletes who continue to dominate with the aid of good nutrition, training, and quality sleep. And sleep also plays a critical role in their recovery process as well. You.