Articles about joint pain


Is It Low-Back Pain or Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Last updated: 05/04/2020

Helen Thomas Tema Smith, 36, was living with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) for 20 years—yes, really!—before she even had a clue what the condition was. When she was 12, Smith...

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Get your hands and feet moving

Last updated: 04/29/2020

Unfortunately in recent years it is becoming more widely known that rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes joints in the body to be stiff and painful. 45,000...

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Doctors and rheumatoid arthritis patients differ on perception of disease activity – Patient Talk

Last updated: 04/23/2020

Researchers from Austria have determined that patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and their doctors differ on perception of RA disease activity. The study now available...

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Walking Routine for Arthritis: A 4-Week Plan to Start Walking More

Last updated: 03/22/2020

Walking is hands-down — um, feet-down — one of the best ways to exercise when you have arthritis. It’s free, you can do it around your neighborhood or even just around your...

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Gum disease bug linked to rheumatoid arthritis – Patient Talk

Last updated: 03/05/2020

“Want to avoid arthritis? Then brush your teeth … bugs that cause gum infections also trigger the crippling joint pain,” the Mail Online reports. Rheumatoid arthritis is an...

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Psoriatic Arthritis May Have Very Subtle, Early Symptoms That Aren't Being Recognized

Last updated: 02/25/2020

Before you come down with a nasty cold, you might start to feel a bit off: Perhaps there’s a tickle in the back of your throat or you’re a little more sluggish than usual. You...

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Prevent Arthritis Hand Pain in Your Daily Activities with These 10 OT-Approved Tips

Last updated: 02/25/2020

You use your hands for so many things during the day that if you were to look at a highlight reel, you might be shocked at how many hours your hands are on duty. And it’s not...

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Nutrition Interventions in Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Potential Use of Plant-Based Diets. A Review

Last updated: 02/25/2020

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease, affects roughly 1% of the world's population. RA pathogenesis remains unclear, but genetic factors account...

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Improving rheumatoid arthritis self-management – Your wearable can help

Last updated: 02/16/2020

Although exercise undoubtedly does a body good, it is important for people with rheumatoid arthritis to approach physical fitness with more consideration, says Vancouver Coastal...

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JIA and Rheumatoid Arthritis Share Several Genetic Traits, Study Shows

Last updated: 02/15/2020

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) share several genetic traits, most of which are associated with the immune system, a study shows. The data may...

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