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Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Research

Researchers suspect that both genetic and environmental factors are involved in development of the disease and they are studying these factors in detail.

Complications of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)

The disease process of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) varies by type, disease activity, and severity. Usually, severity of symptoms fluctuates in a series of flares and remissions.

Who Treats Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis?

Most patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis have a team of doctors working with them. The main doctor will most likely be a pediatric rheumatologist.

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Symptoms May Include Painful, Swollen, Stiff Joints

The hallmark symptoms of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) are painful, swollen, stiff joints. In the spine, this type of inflammatory arthritis may affect the cervical spine; the neck.

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Potential Causes and Diagnosis

What is known about JIA is that it is a group of autoimmune disorders and that at least 2 factors are believed to be involved in the development of these diseases.

Spinal Inflammatory Arthritis Glossary

Glossary of medical terms,related to spinal inflammatory arthritis. Refer to this Glossary to better understand common terms.

Common Ankylosing Spondylitis Questions

Ankylosing Spondylitis. What is it? What causes it? What can you do for the pain and other symptoms?

Spinal Inflammatory Arthritis

This article provides information about two types of spinal inflammatory arthritis.

Spinal Inflammatory Arthritis and Osteoporosis

Sometimes treatment for rheumatoid arthritis or other spinal inflammatory disorders increases the risk for osteoporosis.

Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Type of Spinal Inflammatory Arthritis

Information about spinal rheumatoid arthritis and treatment is featured.

Spinal Inflammatory Arthritis: Early Diagnosis Important

Early detection of spinal inflammatory arthritis is important to the overall success of the patient's treatment plan.

Spine Surgery and Spinal Inflammatory Arthritis

Uncontrollable pain and spinal deformity are two complications of spinal inflammatory arthritis that may require surgical treatment.

What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most debilitating type of arthritis because it can cause deformity and disability. RA may affect the cervical spine and cause the facet joints in the neck to become inflamed and painful.

Bromelain

Bromelain is an enzyme extracted from pineapples. This enzyme may benefit the vascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and musculoskeletal systems (as an anti-inflammatory).

Cartilage

Cartilage may help treat rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, ulcerative colitis, pain and inflammation. It may also treat psoriasis, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.
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