Profoundly moved by CJ Blogger Katherine Macfarlane’s searing description of her rock bottom RA pain, health psychologist Dr. Laurie shares what she has learned about being with others in pain – what can we offer and what is needed
After coming across a disparaging comment about herself on an RA Facebook group, CreakyJoints Blogger Leslie Rott worries about fissures the community, wondering why can’t we all just all get along
In 2006, a doctor told Sandi Davis to quit her beloved job that very day, deal with her RA and other ailments—or she’d soon be dead. What was it like to suddenly stop working? First came relief. Then, freedom.
Musings, drawings, and the truth about RA.
Daniel P. Malito writes about his lifelong RA to entertain, teach, and above all, help.
A Page Full of Scribbles: Writer J.G. Chayko on the victories, defeats and day-to-day ridiculousness of life with arthritis.
Paracetamol does not relieve back pain and offers almost no help to people with arthritis in their hips or knees, according to research. The findings have led to calls for doctors to stop prescribing the painkiller, which is commonly used to treat those conditions.
Bone-health experts are making a new push to reduce rates of osteoporosis, with a particular focus on controlling the bone-wasting disease in men. An important goal is to get greater numbers of men to be tested for osteoporosis when they come to a hospital or clinic with a fracture to the wrist, vertebrae or other bones that wasn’t from a major accident or trauma. Doctors call this a fragility fracture—one that results from a decrease in bone density.