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    1. Arthritis Diet Claims: Fact or Fiction

      By presidential proclamation, we're living in the National Bone and Joint Decade, 2002-2011, and that means we should be seeing a surge in research into causes and treatments of arthritis and other diseases. Meanwhile, many people with osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) seek relief by

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    2. WebMD Presents: Arthritis - Therapy in Motion - Strengthening

      When our joints hurt, our instinct whispers "don't move." Yet our muscles weaken from not being used enough. When weak, they can't support our weight. This increases pressure on the joints and causes greater pain. "The muscles are what help to bear the stress on the joint," says Bernard Rubin, chief

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    3. WebMD Presents: Arthritis - Therapy in Motion - Aquatics

      Every time you take a step, you put three to seven times the weight of your body on your joints. Take that same step in water, and the natural buoyancy of H2O gently lifts the pressure off your joints, while still allowing you to work your muscles. People with arthritis increasingly turn to water ex

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    4. WebMD Presents: Arthritis - Therapy in Motion - Stretching

      If arthritis pain has you chained to your chair, you must do what you dread most: Get up and move that aching body. Otherwise, it will only get worse. By staying put, you allow your muscles and ligaments to tighten up, so your joints won't bend as far as they used to. You also burn fewer calories, a

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    5. Life With Rheumatoid Arthritis

      Learn about the importance of getting treatment for rheumatoid arthritis in the early stages of the disease.

    6. 10 Important Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Osteoarthritis

      10 Important Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Osteoarthritis

    7. A Positive Outlook: Natural Healing for Rheumatoid Arthritis?

      Realistic optimism fuels the body's immune system and triggers natural painkillers.

    8. Rheumatoid Arthritis Medication: The Right Care at the Right Time

      Rheumatoid arthritis does not have to slow you down. Learn about rheumatoid arthritis medication that can get you comfortably moving again.

    9. How Rheumatoid Arthritis Affects Your Life

      Being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis is a life-changing experience. You need to adapt family life, work, and relationships in order to cope with RA pain and fatigue.

    10. Easy meals, recipes, and tips for the kitchen

      Everyone wants to save time and energy in the kitchen. It's particularly important when aching joints from arthritis turn preparing a meal into a monumental task.

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