Mufaddal Gombera

A Knee That Keeps Popping: Is It Normal or a Cause for Concern?

Apr 30, 2023245 Views

Have you ever squatted or bent down to pick something off the floor, only to hear a loud popping sound coming from your knees? If so, don’t worry. It’s not a premature sign of aging but rather a very normal joint sound known as ‘crepitus.’ The reason why knees pop is because carbon dioxide gets […]

Uncovering The Truth: Is Osteoarthritis An Autoimmune Disease?

Apr 15, 202314 Views

Did you know that more than 58 million people in the United States suffer from osteoarthritis? It is such a common condition that people often wonder if osteoarthritis is an autoimmune disease, given the pain, stiffness, and internal swelling of the joints. However, that isn’t exactly the case. Despite being a type of arthritis, osteoarthritis […]

Cortisone Injections: How They Work, Side Effects and Recovery

Apr 3, 2023941 Views

Many people experience joint pain, usually from sports, exercise, aging or various health conditions. There are many treatments to reduce or eliminate this pain, including cortisone injections, which deliver medication directly to the target area. Cortisone shots can help relieve troublesome symptoms, such as joint pain and inflammation. Doctors often recommend cortisone injections when other […]