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Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Benefit from Cortisone Injections by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 11 Feb 2012 8:49pm Cortisone-type injections into joints control painful rheumatoid arthritis by blocking protein changes that damage joints (Arthritis Research & Therapy, published online Feb. 2012). REACTIONS THAT CAUSE RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is characterized by the production of PAD enzymes that convert an amino acid, arginine, into c ... Read on »
What is cortisone? Cortisone is ... by Marc D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 1:23am What is cortisone? Cortisone is a naturally occuring steroid in your body that’s produced by the adrenal gland. Your body produces it under stress. When it’s needed, it’s released into the blood stream and is relatively short acting. Synthetic cortisone closely matches your body’s own production. The main difference is that manufactured c ... Read on »
Osteoarthritis Treatment by ArthritisReliever .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm DAVID MARKS, MD: Hi and welcome to our webcast. I'm Dr. David Marks. Thank you all for sending in your questions about arthritis. We're going to try to answer them today. Joining me to do that is Dr. Allan Gibofsky, Professor of Medicine and Public Health at Cornell, and a rheumatologist at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Thanks for helping u ... Read on »
The Knee Saga Takes a New Turn by lala362 Posted Tue 17 Jun 2014 10:06pm So- you have seen me over the past few days, weeks, months, years… complain about pain in my knees. From general pain when I run/walk/breathe to pain from falling off my bike just before my wedding. It’s always an adventure. Recently I decided to try running again- in a methodical- fun- social manner- so I joined Mom’s on the Run. L ... Read on »
A Shot in the Knee by catattack Posted Fri 26 Oct 2012 10:54pm I got a shot in the knee this afternoon. When I reported for the treatment, the x-rays from Tuesday had still not arrived from NorCal Imaging. So she called before she gave me the shot, and their oral report was "advancing arthritis." Phew, that doesn't sound so good. But no other damage. So the shot was on. She had Kristi with her (wh ... Read on »
I Searched For Some History of Rheumatoid Arthritis by Audrey K. Patient Expert Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 11:31am I thought I would do a little research into the history of Rheumatoid Arthritis. I really enjoy history and since I have RA, why not combine the two! It goes back pretty far; farther than I thought it would. Some skeletal remains in what is now Tennessee that are dated back to 4500 BC have shown some signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis. So far, that’s ... Read on »
I Searched For Some History of Rheumatoid Arthritis by Audrey K. Patient Expert Posted Fri 19 Sep 2008 2:01pm I thought I would do a little research into the history of Rheumatoid Arthritis. I really enjoy history and since I have RA, why not combine the two! It goes back pretty far; farther than I thought it would. Some skeletal remains in what is now Tennessee that are dated back to 4500 BC have shown some signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis. So far, that’s ... Read on »
Tale of Two Runs by lala362 Posted Fri 08 Aug 2014 10:06pm So I ran a race a few weeks ago. The Torchlight 5K. It’s a fun race- it starts at the Basilica and goes through downtown Minneapolis and ends in my neighborhood on St. Anthony main. Now, I have been running with Moms on the Run- but even though I insist on running despite my husband’s concerns, my doctor’s concerns- I have not been ... Read on »
Viscosupplementation for the Treatment of Knee Arthritis by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Mon 12 Dec 2011 6:00am Tweet Tweet Viscosupplementation is becoming a popular treatment for knee arthritis.  As rehabilitation and fitness specialists, it is important to have a clear understanding of what viscosupplementation is and what it means for our patients and clients that may b ... Read on »
New Research Revealing Ginger As A Natural Pain Relief For Arthritis by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Jul 2013 7:00pm Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a new study revealing ginger as a better pain relief for those suffering from arthritis. As Bel Marra Health reports in its article, (http://www.belmarrahealth.com/pain-management/natural-pain-relief-for-arthritis-sufferers), f ... Read on »