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Train That RA Pain Away
Exercise is essential for people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. It is a safe and low-cost way to reduce pain, build muscle, and increase flexibility. If stiff joints are keeping you from seizing the day, it may be time to get on your feet and get moving.
Stopping Arthritis before It Starts
Young athletes can put their bodies through a lot of stress. Over time, the continuous stress can lead injuries and osteoarthritis. Instead of treating arthritis once it develops, why not stop the condition before it starts?
Broken Bones Don't Discriminate
What is true for one type of arthritis is not necessarily true for another type. For example, broken bones have been linked to rheumatoid arthritis for years but not to osteoarthritis. However, new research may change this.
Fresh Eyes On Early Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis researchers are bringing in the big boys in a team effort to improve early detection and earlier effective therapies.
Arthritic Couch Potatoes
Get your butt off the couch and get moving! Exercise is good for everyone, especially if you have arthritis.
Better Joint Justice
This ouch that hits below the belt, painful knee joints, can get a fellow feeling very down. Women get to feeling particularly low with knee osteoarthritis.
Small People, Big Pain
Even though most of us think that arthritis is a problem that only affects older people, adults are not the only ones who get arthritis. Kids can suffer from the disease too.
Serving Your Country with Arthritis
How do you get to know a disease? Well, first you have to find out who is getting the disease. That is what researchers recently set out to do with regards to arthritis.
A Heavy Toll on Arthritis
Having arthritis is painful, but being obese can make it worse. Obesity puts arthritis patients at a higher risk for many health complications. Now, experts are worried that obesity could make arthritis an even larger public health problem.
Life is Rough with Arthritis
Living everyday with arthritis pain can take its toll on the body and mind. As if having the disease wasn't bad enough, people with arthritis may be less healthy than their friends and family, but need to excercise more often.