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How to manage arthritis?! New guidelines.

The American College of Rheumatology and Arthritis Foundation have put out new practice guidelines on how to manage osteoarthritis (OA). Arthritis affects over 300 million people worldwide.  The most common joints affected are knees, hips, and hands. Treatment suggestions Nonpharmacologic: … Continue reading

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Rheumatoid arthritis

What is rheumatoid arthritis?  It’s an autoimmune disease (where your body fights itself) causing inflammation of the soft tissue lining the joints.  Joint swelling occurs because the immune system can’t distinguish itself from foreign invaders causing antibodies against itself. Are … Continue reading

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