Different types of arthritis have different symptoms and treatments. Here, a rheumatologist fields common questions and misconceptions about arthritis.
When leg swelling strikes, don’t panic and jump to the worst possible conclusion. Learn about some of the causes here.
Your fingers are flying across the keyboard, shooting off emails, memos, proposals, summaries and updates. Those impressive typing skills serve you well. But what happens when all that typing leads to aching wrists? We talked to orthopaedic surgeon William Seitz, Jr., MD, about what causes wrist or hand pain — and how to prevent it. … Read More
Almost everyone will experience some degeneration of their cervical spine as they age. Here’s what to do if your neck hurts.
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Over the past several decades a better understanding of psoriatic arthritis and new medications have had a major impact on relieving pain for those who suffer from it. But unfortunately, less attention has been paid to some of the other conditions that often accompany psoriatic arthritis. If you have this form of arthritis and are … Read More
Our expert explains when topical NSAIDs are a good option to treat arthritis pain ― while minimizing possible NSAID-related side effects.
There are many reasons we are more at risk for a fall as we age. Find out the risk factors, and how you can remain graceful and keep your balance.
You might be surprised how much your nails can tell you about your overall health. A dermatologist explains.
If arthritis or back pain are causing you problems behind the wheel, don’t despair. Occupational therapist Patrick Baker offers these practical tips to help you continue driving as comfortably as possible.
Physically active children have aches and pains. But if stiffness, swelling and other discomforts last more than six weeks, ask your doctor about juvenile arthritis.