Arthritis - Management

Cheryl Trent

Chronic body aches and pain can be torturous and debilitating. For some, there is only so much pain they can handle. However, for Cheryl Trent, pain was part of her life for over a decade. Here is how she was able to get her life back.

Leola M. Hays

Leola, 78, lives in Montgomery, AL. She has suffered from arthritis for decades, but didn’t give up on finding ways to cope with and manage this painful condition. Read on to see how she continues to overcome against the pain in her joints.

12 Best Travel Tips for Arthritis

You've got places to go and people to see. Don't let arthritis aches, pains, and limitations get in your way.

What You Need to Know About Chronic Pain Syndrome

Are aches your constant companion? You’re not alone. Learn more about coping with chronic pain.

Treat Joint Pain With Arthroscopic Surgery

This minimally-invasive procedure can address acute and chronic join problems with desirable results and few complications.

You Can Live Well With a Musculoskeletal Disease

If you know how your bones, joints, and muscles operate, and what stops them from functioning properly, you'll be better able to treat your symptoms so you can live with less pain.

Comedian Matt Iseman Doesn’t Let RA Stifle His Laughter

Rheumatoid arthritis doesn't define this funny guy. Learn how Matt is continuing to follow his dreams.

4 Smart Steps for Arthritis Self-Care

Here's the latest on how to deal with the aches, pains, stiffness, and inflammation that are the hallmarks of this disease.

10 Harmful Habits Arthritis Patients Must Avoid

If you're not seeing a specialist or not exercising correctly, you could be doing your health a disservice. Read on for the biggest blunders.

Should You Share Your Diagnosis at Work?

Here are the essential factors to consider when it comes to disclosing a serious health condition in a professional setting.

An Introduction to Scoliosis

Simply defined, scoliosis is a sideways curve of the spine. Here's how the condition is treated.

Get a Great Workout in the Water

Water-related exercise is easy on the body and burns calories, too. Here's how to make a splash.

Leaky Gut Syndrome and Its Connection to RA

Some research suggests that leaky gut syndrome, or increased intestinal permeability, is implicated in dozens of diseases including arthritis. Could your diet be to blame?

Arthritis of the Hands? Key Managment Tips

It's a frustrating condition, one that can make everyday tasks difficult. Here's how to gain strength and flexibility in your hands again.

5 Money-Saving Arthritis-Care Tips

The out-of-pocket expenses of arthritis care can run sky-high, but there are steps you can take to cut your costs.

Arthritis Programs for Better Living

Need some help managing your arthritis? One of these options may be just what you’re looking for.

Have RA: Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Infection

Rheumatoid arthritis can increase your chances of infection, especially if you're taking certain medications. Here's how to protect yourself.

5 Things to Look for in an Online Pharmacy

Shopping online for your prescription medications can save you time and money. Here's how to ensure you have a positive experience.

6 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help Arthritis

This form of treatment uses targeted, customized exercises to help restore motion and relieve pain.

4 Supplements for RA: Pros and Cons

While some supplements seem promising, more research is needed before scientists can safely support this type of treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.

Arthritis Pain and Substance P: What's the Connection?

A neurotransmitter known as Substance P may hold the key to unlocking the mystery of arthritis pain.

RA Pain: Does Where You Live Matter?

Ongoing research suggests that genetic factors and environmental exposures both play a role in occurrence and symptoms.

A Secret Weapon in the Fight Against Arthritis?

You may think of a bee sting as a painful, and potentially dangerous, nuisance. But studies now show that bee venom may help people with rheumatoid arthritis.

Chelation Therapy for Arthritis: Get the Facts

Can a medical procedure used to treat heavy metal poisoning also help ease the pain of arthritis? That's the promise of chelation therapy.

Emu Oil for Arthritis: Will It Help?

It's long been used to treat swelling of the skin. Find out if emu oil is in fact an effective remedy for joint inflammation.

Knee Arthritis? Best and Worst Shoe Selections

What's the best footwear for osteoarthritis of the knee? Sneakers? Clogs? Flip flops? The answer may surprise you.

5 Ways to Alleviate Arthritis Symptoms This Winter

Cold, damp weather can be tough on joints. To the rescue? Five seasonal don'ts to help you avoid arthritis pain.

The Link Between Sugar and Osteoarthritis

Curb your sweet tooth, and you just may notice an improvement in your symptoms.

Arthritis Management: Nature Heals

An encounter with Mother Nature can help strengthen your body and invigorate your spirit. Learn more about eco-therapy.

Knee Replacement: Your Pressing Questions, Answered

How long in the hospital? How long until recovered? How do they actually replace a knee? Get straightforward answers to these and other questions.
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