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    Medical Reference Related to Arthritis

    1. What Is Enthesitis (or Enthesopathy)?

      Places in the body where tendons and ligaments attach to bones are called entheses. When they get inflamed and painful, that's known as enthesitis or enthesopathy.

    2. The RA-Osteoporosis Link

      Find out why rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can raise your risk of osteoporosis and what you can do to prevent bone problems.

    3. Self-Care During RA Flares

      Rheumatoid Arthritis flares are a common part of the disease. But there are many things you can do to feel better fast.

    4. What Is a TNF Inhibitor?

      Find out about TNF inhibitors that treat inflammation -- why and how they're used and possible side effects.

    5. What Causes Rheumatoid Arthritis?

      Understand the causes of rheumatoid arthritis, along with risk factors.

    6. Spondyloarthritis

      The different types of spondyloarthritis -- and how to live with them.

    7. Chronic Lyme Disease -- Complications

      When Lyme disease symptoms linger well beyond the typical treatment time, you may have what's called "post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome" (PTLDS).

    8. Do You Have Depression and Psoriatic Arthritis?

      Depression often goes hand in hand with psoriatic arthritis (PsA). Here are ways to find out if you have depression and PsA together -- and what ups your risk.

    9. Scoliosis

      WebMD explains scoliosis, or curvature of the spine, and how it is assessed and corrected.

    10. If I Feel Great, Can I Go Off My RA Medication?

      If your RA isn't bothering you, great! But don't stop taking medications or skip your annual appointment - that may trigger a flare. WebMD tells you more.

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