As the weather turns colder, I can't help but feel sad. This happens every year, and I don't know what to do. -- Nikki in Naperville
On March 31, CreakyJoints held a celebration at the Friar's Club in Manhattan to honor our 2008 Physician of the Year: rheumatologist Dr. Stephen Paget of the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York.
On March 31, CreakyJoints held an event at the Friar's Club in Manhattan to celebrate our 2008 Special Honorees, including Special Recognition for Elizabeth, the featured patient and triathlete in our CreakyJoints video, Another Hope: RA Infusion Therapy.
This 12-minute video captures the feelings and experiences of Elizabeth, a rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patient, undergoing infusion therapy, as she regains a more normal lifestyle, and decides to compete in her first triathlon.
In Sept. 2008, CreakyJoints produced a FREE event for RA patients and their loved ones, in which they learned tips for healthier living, asked rheumatologist Dr. Stephen Paget (of New York's Hospital for Special Surgery) any question on their minds, enjoyed a free meal, and met our own Seth and Dr. Laurie.
Sleeping well is essential when battling arthritis. Dr. Laurie explains how to do so.
Sleep is an essential ingredient in the arthritis survival kit. Studies have shown that quality sleep can help repair not only physical but emotional and mental stresses.