Nutrition and Chronic Pain

What to do about knee pain being caused by your unmanaged or uncontrolled Type 2 diabetes

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C In this article, we will explore the challenges faced by people with knee pain and unmanaged or uncontrolled type 2 diabetes. If you are someone suffering from type 2 diabetes and knee pain, one challenge you may be facing is your reduced […]

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The Mediterranean diet and osteoarthritis joint pain

Marion Hauser, MS, RD Many people ask for nutritional guidance when it comes to helping their chronic knee pain. One constant in these people’s asking is “what works best?” It is not easy to convince people that what works best is compliance. You have to stick with an optimal diet […]

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Vitamin D and knee osteoarthritis

Marion Hauser, MS, RD Many patients that come into our clinics for degenerative joint and spine disease, often ask “What can I do nutritionally to help the treatments?” The answer is usually a general guideline toward a more healthy lifestyle that includes a better diet. To combat degenerative disease the […]

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Is there evidence that cholesterol medication is helping or hurting your joints?

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle Matias, PA-C., Marion Hauser, MS, RD High cholesterol, and its treatment with statins, have been a hallmark of cardiovascular disease management for decades. Many people worry about their cholesterol because they feel they have to, based on drug companies and the media bombarding us with the […]

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How diet, Type II diabetes and obesity compromise tendon healing

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle Matias, PA-C., Marion Hauser, MS, RD In this article we will examine the research surrounding the problems of a broken tendon healing cycle caused by problems of diabetes and obesity. If you are having concerns about your diabetes and obesity hindering your healing ability, you can […]

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What is the best diet for my advanced knee pain?

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle Matias, PA-C., Marion Hauser, MS, RD One of the more obvious ways to help a patient with degenerative knee pain and metabolic syndrome (abdominal obesity, hypertension, and diabetes) is to help them understand that a healthy lifestyle can be extraordinarily beneficial to their joint pain, especially their […]

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