Savvy Senior: Exercises that Help Ease Arthritis Pain and Stiffness

Dear Savvy Senior,

What exercises are best suited for seniors with arthritis? I have osteoarthritis in my neck, back, hip, and knee and have read that exercises can help ease the pain and stiffness, but I don’t know where to start, and I certainly don’t want to aggravate it.

– Stiff and Achy

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Dear Pharmacist: 7 Common but Strange Reasons for Insomnia

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One of the most common questions I am asked by my patients is, “Why does my heel hurt?”

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Few things are more painful to bear than a diagnosis of breast cancer and all that goes with it.

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