Osteoarthritis

Exercises for Patients with Osteoarthritis

By Michael Hana

If you’re living with osteoarthritis, you most likely spend time looking for ways to ease the inflammation and joint pain that osteoarthritis brings. Common sources of pain relief may include heating packs, cold compresses, and heated blankets.   In addition to these helpful aids, doctors and physicians often recommend gentle, low-impact exercises that promote mobility…

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Osteoarthritis: The Disability Epidemic

By Michael Hana

The ability to move pain-free is one of life’s greatest privileges. Unfortunately, osteoarthritis can take that away; it is the leading cause of work disability, affecting 57.3% (32.5 million) of American adults. On top of that, one out of every five patients with osteoarthritis experiences depressive symptoms. This further affects their physical, social, and financial…

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7 Most Common Symptoms of Knee Arthritis

By Michael Hana

The most common type of knee arthritis is osteoarthritis of the knee. It is a condition that causes inflammation of the knee joint. It is a degenerative disease that typically develops over time and results in the wear and tear of the knee joint. Other types of knee arthritis are post-traumatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.…

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About Dr. Hana

Mike Hana is triple board certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Interventional Pain Practice. He completed his fellowship at the University of Texas, where he also served as an assistant professor training and teaching other physicians the science and the art of performing Image-guided interventions for pain management.