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Symptoms of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Often, children have a lot of pain in the morning or after a nap. Review other typical JIA symptoms.

Living with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Part 2

Most children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis get through school just fine; they just have to take a few precautions.

Living with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Part 1

It can be tough to be a child with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. At a time when no one wants to be different, this diagnosis sets children apart. Tips on how to help your child cope with and accept JIA.

Exercise and Physical Therapy for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

An exercise plan, developed by a physical therapist, is an important part of treating juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). Children need to keep their joints moveable and their muscles strong.

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.

Spinal Inflammatory Arthritis Glossary

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

Spinal Inflammatory Arthritis and Osteoporosis

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

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.

Lipase (Pancreatic Lipase)

Pancreatic lipase may be beneficial in treating autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis and some food allergies.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment on the Horizon as FDA Approves Erelzi

Read about a new FDA approved medication option for patients with inflammatory joint disease.

FDA Statement on the Halting of a Clinical Trial of the Cox-2 Inhibitor Celebrex

The FDA's statement regarding the halting of a clinical trial on Celebrex, a COX-2 inhibitor used to treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Research and Treatment Updates

Article includes current rheumatoid arthritis advances, research, and treatment information. Contains links to learn more information about what's going on in RA news today.
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