Recent Arthritis News

First patient-led research registry for arthritis patients launched

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.

Modesto man with severe chronic pain can’t get prescriptions filled

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.

Yoga, Chronic Pain Have Opposite Effects on Gray Matter

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.

9 Common Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia And What To Do If You’re Diagnosed

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.

New type of medication could provide more options for chronic disease patients

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.

Morgan Freeman completely endorses pot

“I have fibromyalgia pain in this arm, and the only thing that offers any relief is marijuana.”

Horrified mum who parked in Tesco disabled bay found this note on her car windscreen

PhD student Sarah Metcalfe, 35, suffers from fibromyalgia, a long-term condition that causes severe pain all over her body.

Lupus Pain, Symptoms & Signs: Chronic Autoimmune Disease Prevalent Among Young Latinas

Selena Gomez, a well-known Latina in the media, has systemic lupus erythematosus or lupus, and so do thousands of other young Latino women and men.

Walk This Way for Osteoarthritis Relief

Could putting one foot in front of the other in a new way ease your knee pain?

Everyone Benefits From Research, But What Are Your Responsibilities?

The promise of PCORnet means that soon our doctors will be able to see how hundreds of thousands of other patients, just like us, are responding to a diverse range of approaches in our care and disease management.