Recent Arthritis News
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.”
PhD student Sarah Metcalfe, 35, suffers from fibromyalgia, a long-term condition that causes severe pain all over her body.
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.
Could putting one foot in front of the other in a new way ease your knee pain?
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.