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Cryotherapy a Cool Trend After All?
Whole-body cryotherapy may not be so cool after all, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Is Cryotherapy a Cool Trend After All?
Whole-body cryotherapy may not be so cool after all, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Exercise Tips for People with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Even though it may not feel like it, exercise is good for patients with RA. Still, patients should be careful when exercising. Here are seven exercise tips for patients with RA.
How Your Pet Can Affect Your Health
Dogs and cats can make great companions, and having a pet might be more beneficial to your health than you think. Although there is little evidence to suggest most of the health benefits, here’s a list of ways that pets might be able to benefit your health.
Knowledge is Power for RA
When it comes to dealing with chronic diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, being able to understand the health information you receive from doctors can make a big difference in effective disease management.
Choosing Alternative Treatments for RA
To ease the pain that comes with rheumatoid arthritis, some patients opt for methods of care that don't require a prescription. How these alternative methods have been used varies from patient to patient and across different ethnicities.
Skipping Out on Arthritis Meds
Some patients who worry about taking too much of a prescription medicine might not take their meds as prescribed, including arthritis patients. Not following the dose instructions has become a lot more common.
Cell Phones Helped Slow RA
Cell phones have dramatically changed how we live our lives, from the way we communicate to how we organize our schedules. Now, it looks like cell phones may help arthritis patients stick to their treatment plans.
Different Views on RA Disease Activity
Joint pain and joint swelling are two of the main ways to measure disease activity in people with rheumatoid arthritis. Doctors and patients may disagree on which measure is more important.