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Quicker Recovery for Your Knee
Get your physical therapy started early following knee replacement surgery to save time, money and to run your next 5K. Knee rehabilitation improved patient outcomes by reducing pain, increasing joint motion in leg flexion and extension, improving muscle strength, and improving gait and balance.
Sometimes Three Rheumatoid Arthritis Pills Work Best
Many of the current treatments for rheumatoid arthritis have serious side effects. Recently, researchers tested a new drug combination to see if a one-two-three punch could reduce rheumatoid arthritis's painful symptoms.
Treatment for the Individual
Seeing that many rheumatoid arthritis patients don't respond to the leading treatments, researchers found a new way to predict how different patients can be treated.
Reversing Rheumatoid Arthritis
Treating the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis is one thing, but researchers may have gone one step further with the discovery of a protein that could potentially reverse pre-existing damage.
Facts About Rheumatoid Arthritis
New rheumatoid arthritis drugs are on the horizon, both in clinical trials and the lab. What does this mean for people who live with RA?
Diagnosing Childhood Arthritis
Lab tests alone cannot diagnose arthritis in children, additional information about the child is needed to effectively identify the disease.
New Lupus Drug: A Long Time Coming
It has been more than half a century since the FDA last approved any drugs to treat lupus. Now there's a new medication going to market.
With Arthritis, Procastination Prolongs Pain
It's unlikely that any patient who suffers from painful rheumatoid arthritis won't seek treatment for it. However, new research indicates that getting treatment earlier results in improved remission of the disease.
Target Practice
Researchers hope discovery into enzymes, immune cells, and inflammation will alleviate rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other autoimmune diseases.
Crippling Depression
According to a new study there are two factors that may cause this group of people to be more likely to become depressed.