Turmeric, also known as Indian saffron, is produced from a tropical plant related to ginger. Preliminary research has shown that curcumin, a compound in turmeric, may help prevent the growth of cancer cells and ease joint pain in osteoarthritis. The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant power of turmeric may also help prevent chronic diseases ranging from allergies to diabetes to Alzheimer’s.
Surgical Procedures - Whether you have just begun exploring treatment options or have already decided to undergo hip replacement surgery, this information will help you understand the benefits and limitations of total hip replacement. This article describes how a normal hip works, the causes of hip pain, what to expect from hip replacement surgery, and what exercises and activities will help restore your mobility and strength, and enable you to return to everyday activities.