Tag Archives: arthritis

Jul
10
2013
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Alexandra MacKenzie, Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist at the Hand Therapy Center at Hospital for Special Surgery, answers readers’ questions on summer travel tips for joint pain. Q 1. … More…

May
16
2013
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May is National Arthritis Awareness Month. Osteoarthritis occurs when cartilage is worn down over time, usually from a lifetime of use or as the result of an injury to the … More…

May
7
2013
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While people may turn to diet to alleviate symptoms of their rheumatoid arthritis (RA), there is actually very little scientific evidence to prove that certain foods can help manage symptoms … More…

Nov
28
2012
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Q1. My mother is 87 and has arthritis in her knees and hips. It’s difficult for her to get around without the use of a walker or wheelchair, but she … More…

Nov
26
2012
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Traveling during the holiday season can be stressful for anyone, but traveling with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be especially challenging. Fortunately, a little advance planning can go a long way … More…