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Arthritis

Carotenoids In Fruits & Vegetables May Cut Risk of Inflammatory Arthritis

Eating a diet rich in colorful fruits and vegetables may help reduce your risk of developing inflammatory arthritis....(more)

Early Intervention For Children With Juvenile Arthritis

Children who are diagnosed with juvenile arthritis before the age of three may qualify for early intervention services to help them develop important skills. ...(more)

Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) For Children With Juvenile Arthritis

Children with juvenile arthritis may need special accommodations to succeed in school. An Individualized Education Program (IEP) puts these accommodations in writing for your child. ...(more)

504 Plans For Children With Juvenile Arthritis

Children with juvenile arthritis may need special accommodations to succeed in school. A 504 Plan puts these accommodations in writing for your child. ...(more)

Management

Revive Your Confidence: Style Tips For Living With Arthritis

Having arthritis can sometimes decrease your confidence and self esteem. Here are some tips for looking and feeling your best with arthritis. ...(more)

6 Tips for Coping With Knee Pain

Having arthritis pain in your knees can limit your mobility and make it difficult to perform everyday tasks, but following these tips can reduce strain on your knees and make life easier. ...(more)

Review of the Fitbit Flex

Wearing a fitness tracker may help encourage people who suffer from arthritis pain to maintain active lifestyles....(more)

Symptoms

A Medical Overview of Facet Arthropathy

The presence of a dull aching pain along your spine could be indicative of a condition known as facet arthropathy. This pain can be localized along several areas of the spine from the neck to the lower back. Facet arthropathy has several possible causes and affects a wide variety of individuals. The following questions and answers can give a better understanding of the nature of facet arthropathy, its causes, and treatment options....(more)

Risk Factors and Causes of Avascular Necrosis

Avascular necrosis is a disease that is characterized by cell death within the bones due to a lack of regular blood supply. Causes of avascular necrosis include many commonplace diseases such as arthritis, cancer, and even alcoholism. These diseases are responsible for the lack of blood flowing normally into the cells of the bones and therefore the degradation, wear, and weakening of the affected bones....(more)

Effective Tips for Reducing the Frequency of Gout Attacks

Gout attacks typically affect the joint of the big toe. At their worst they can be debilitating. A form of arthritis, gout can affect any joint in the body, and gout attacks most commonly affect men. Although these attacks are extremely painful, there are a variety of effective methods you can incorporate into your daily routine to reduce the frequency of these episodes....(more)

Mariah was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in 2008 at the age of 25. Since then, she has learned a great deal about various forms of arthritis while researching and blogging about her own condition. She has become actively involved with awareness and advocacy through the Arthritis Foundation. A member... Read More

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