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Applying Heat vs. Cold to an Arthritic Joint
Heat and/or cold therapies can be an inexpensive way to effectively treat pain and inflammation in arthritic joints...
An Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Arthritis
Anti-inflammatory diets avoid processed foods in favor of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and goods high in omega-3 fatty acids...
Choosing Reverse Shoulder Replacement
Reverse shoulder replacement switches the placement of the shoulder's ball and socket, changing the biomechanics of the shoulder's rotation...
Finding the Right Medical Treatment for Chronic Pain and Depression
Medical treatments that address both chronic pain and depression can help decrease the affects of both...
12 Ways to Cope with Chronic Pain and Depression
Making positive changes to the social, psychological, and personal areas of life can help ease chronic pain and depression...
Foot and Ankle Pain Due to Rheumatoid Arthritis
At least 90% of people with rheumatoid arthritis will experience inflammation in their feet or ankles...
Managing the Pain of Joint Replacement
Effective management of post-surgical pain can help speed up recovery from joint replacement surgery...
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Other Rheumatologic Diseases in Children
Juvenile arthritis, or JA, is an umbrella term that includes over 100 juvenile rheumatologic conditions...
Coping with Chronic Pain and Insomnia
Chronic pain can cause insomnia in people with arthritis. Treating the pain is often the first course of action...
Anesthesia for Orthopedic Surgery
Both general and local anesthesia are options during orthopedic surgeries depending on the medical needs of the procedure...