Tag Archives: juvenile arthritis

Oct
19
2013
10.19 Blog

Being both a pediatric physical therapist and a mom has its pros and cons. My kids don’t always love it – do you remember your mom telling you to sit … More…

Jul
17
2013
Juv arthritis 610

Dr. Nancy Pan, Pediatric Rheumatologist at Hospital for Special Surgery, answers readers’ questions on juvenile arthritis. Q1. Is juvenile arthritis genetic? Juvenile arthritis is an autoimmune condition that can run … More…

Oct
24
2012
Food-sources-of-vitamin-D

Q1.  What are some foods that are a good source of vitamin D for people with arthritis? Vitamin D is not the easiest vitamin to get from food, mainly because … More…

Jul
11
2012
Girl playing with blocks

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. Q1. What kind of tests do you run to confirm if a child has juvenile arthritis? Arthritis is diagnosed on the basis of pain, … More…

Jul
27
2011
Dr. Emma Jane MacDermott, Rheumatologist

Q1. Are there different types of juvenile arthritis? In children, just as in adults, there are many kinds of arthritis. Broadly, we divide arthritis into the kind that affects a … More…