Recent Arthritis News
Psoriatic arthritis can stress even a strong marriage. Find out how one husband helps his wife with the condition, which, in turn, strengthens their marriage.
Study concludes fibromyalgia that is linked to injuries or infections comes on more quickly and is more powerful.
According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), yoga has the ability to reduce and even prevent the effects of chronic pain on the brain. This information was announced at the annual meeting held by the American Pain Society, where an official from the NIH discussed the connection between depression, pain and gray matter in the brain.
Psoriasis flare-ups are hard to control, but lifestyle choices can protect you from the increased risk to your heart.
CreakyJoints, an online, nonprofit, patient support community with more than 80,000 members, has launched Arthritis Power, the first patient-led, patient-generated, patient-centered research registry for arthritis, bone, and inflammatory skin conditions.
Miguel Perez, who has severe multiple sclerosis, lives with an unbearable pain few people ever experience. The 42-year-old Modesto man is prescribed four pain medications for trigeminal neuralgia, a rare condition causing such searing facial pain it is sometimes called the suicide disease.
Chronic pain is known to cause brain anatomy abnormalities, but yoga can be a successful tool in the prevention or even the reversing of these effects on the brain, according to a National Institutes of Health (NIH) official speaking at the American Pain Society’s annual meeting.
Today is National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, which raises awareness for a chronic disorder that impacts an estimated five million adults in the United States, and is characterized by widespread pain and tenderness, often accompanied by fatigue, impaired memory and other physical issues.
For patients with chronic diseases, medication can be very costly and there’s no guarantee it’ll work. Representative Scott Simon believes a new class of medicines called biosimilars may be able to help.
“I have fibromyalgia pain in this arm, and the only thing that offers any relief is marijuana.”