When Is Surgery Right for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drugs may slow down rheumatoid arthritis but sometimes surgery may be an option.
Physical and Occupational Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Physical therapists help you with joint function, muscle strength, and fitness level.
Fibromyalgia: Work and Disability
WebMD looks at the ways employers can accommodate workers with fibromyalgia - and how one may apply for disability benefits if symptoms make it too difficult to work.
Common Misdiagnoses of Fibromyalgia
The symptoms of fibromyalgia are common to other diseases -- making it more difficult to make a diagnosis. Learn more from WebMD about how a diagnosis is made.
What Is Fibromyalgia?
WebMD provides an overview of fibromyalgia, including information on symptoms, diagnosis, and standard and alternative treatments.
Savella for Fibromyalgia Treatment
WebMD explains the use of the drug Savella for the treatment of fibromyalgia.
Arthroplasty for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Arthroplasty is surgery done to reconstruct or replace a diseased joint. For rheumatoid arthritis, arthroplasty is done to restore function to a joint or correct a deformity.
Ankylosing Spondylitis - Topic Overview
Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that is long - lasting (chronic) and most often affects the spine.
Ankylosing Spondylitis - Symptoms
Ankylosing spondylitis is inflammation primarily of the joints of the spine, but it can also involve inflammation of the eye, other joints (especially the hips) and, on occasion, the heart, lungs, and chest wall.
Spondyloarthropathies - Topic Overview
What are spondyloarthropathies?Spondyloarthropathies are a family of long - term (chronic) diseases of joints. These diseases occur in children (juvenile spondyloarthropathies) and adults. They include ankylosing spondylitis, Reiter's syndrome, psoriatic arthritis, and joint problems associated with inflammatory bowel disease (enteropathic arthritis).Although all spondyloarthropathies have ...