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Arthritis

There are a variety of classes, programs and exercises to help patients diagnosed with arthritis. The following tips from the CDC can help patients self-manage their pain, minimize joint damage and improve/maintain function and quality of life.

Helping Patients Relieve Arthritis 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…