Arthritis - Treatments

A Vitamin for Better Bones?

What a study of arthritis in overweight patient shows.

How a New Blood Test May Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

With RA, not every treatment works for every patient, but a new blood test may predict which one will be more effective.

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.

An Introduction to Scoliosis

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

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?

Joint Aspiration for Arthritis Diagnosis and Treatment

The removal of fluid build-up in the joints may sound unpleasant, but it could help you manage your arthritis.

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.

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.

Could Pine Bark Extract Help Treat Osteoarthritis Pain?

Are you familiar with this supplement, which may provide relief from osteoarthritis symptoms?

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.

The Link Between Sugar and Osteoarthritis

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

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.

Hip Replacement: Your Pressing Questions, Answered

How is a hip replaced? What are symptoms after? What's the recovery time? Get straightforward answers to these and other questions.

The Arthritis Registry: Should You Join?

The AIR connects those with arthritis-related conditions to clinical researchers. Here's how to become a part of it.

Prepare for and Manage Post-Surgical Pain

Some pain is to be expected, but some of the best doctor advice on how to handle it will come as a surprise.

Arthritis Is Not Just for the Elderly

It's important to know arthritis can strike at any age because early treatment is key.

Living With Invisible Pain

You look well. What are the challenges when you feel anything but on the inside?

After Joint Replacement Surgery

How long will you be in the hospital? When will mobility become easier? Here's a road map for recovery.

East Meets West for Autoimmune and Inflammatory Diseases

A plant extract from Asia may help treat eczema, psoriasis, type 1 diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis.

Why Does the Body Feel Pain?

Pain is a communication system, but what is it trying to say? Focus on the different types of pain to uncover its secrets.

5 Common Rheumatoid Arthritis Mistakes

RA is a chronic disease. Live your best life by avoiding these common mistakes.

Everyday Aches or Diagnosed Chronic Pain?

The rigors of daily living make the occasional ache commonplace. But when have you crossed the line to chronic pain?

What's Causing Your Numbness?

Here's your rundown of common causes, including which ones are serious and which are just nuisances.
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