Nearly half of all fractures in women over age 50 are associated with osteoporosis.
Which agent—DMARD or biologic—or combination is best for a patient with rheumatoid arthritis?
A recent study in the Journal of Pain Research demonstrated increased DMN activity during task-negative periods in patients with fibromyalgia and insomnia compared with patients with fibromyalgia alone.
Heart failure patients tend to use opioids or contraindicated NSAIDs before evidence-based alternative treatments.
A recent study found that some women with fibromyalgia exhibited corneal nerve atrophy consistent with neuropathic pain.
Approximately 1 in 5 American adults have been diagnosed with arthritis, according to the CDC. Arthritis includes more than 100 rheumatic conditions that affect joints, the tissues that surround the joint, and other connective tissue. Advise patients with arthritis with these tips to aid in their own recovery. Read more on the programs mentioned in…
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a long-term autoimmune disorder that may affect the skin, joints, kidneys, brain, and other organs. Although factors such as sunlight, certain drugs and viral infections are known to trigger SLE, the underlying cause is not fully understood. Because SLE is uncommon – it currently affects approximately 40 to 50 persons…
Fibromyalgia is a syndrome characterized by chronic pain, stiffness, and tenderness of muscles, tendons, and joints without detectable inflammation. It affects an estimated 3 to 6 million Americans. View this slideshow to learn more about diagnosis and management of this challenging condition.
Arthritis is the inflammation of one or more joints. The condition occurs when cartilage that normally protects the joints breaks down, causing the bones to rub together. This results in pain, swelling, stiffness, and limited motion. As many as 37 million Americans have arthritis with etiologies ranging from autoimmune disorders to infection to general wear…