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    1. Is It Growing Pains or Something More Serious?

      Your child wakes up in the middle of the night in pain, with a tight grip on her leg. A little TLC gets her back to sleep. You chalk it up to growing pains and get back in bed yourself. But then it happens again. And again. Now you ask yourself: Could it be something more serious? Almost 2 out of ev

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    2. When Men Get Rheumatoid Arthritis

      One morning in 1972, Bill Mulvihill woke up to severe pain and stiffness in his elbow. “It was locked in a right angle. I couldn’t unlock it. And I never fully did again,” says Mulvihill, now 68 and living in Cincinnati. Back then, Mulvihill thought he’d injured his elbow playing basketball. When hi

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    3. Shots or Injections for Knee Arthritis

      When you have pain, stiffness, or other problems because of knee osteoarthritis (OA), and other treatments haven't helped, your doctor may suggest injections to ease your symptoms. Shots in your knee joint are an option if you don’t get relief from a pain reliever like acetaminophen or ibuprofen, sa

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    4. Walking to Ease Knee Pain

      It's a catch-22 when you have knee pain from osteoarthritis. It hurts, so you don't want to move. But if you exercise, it can eventually make your knees feel better. "I've gone a period of time when I haven’t moved a joint much and, when I first start, it's a little bit sore," says Denver physical t

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    5. X-Rays May Miss Hip Arthritis, Study Finds

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- X-rays don't detect hip arthritis in many patients, resulting in delayed diagnosis and treatment, researchers report. The researchers looked at information from almost 4,500 Americans taking part in two arthritis studies

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    6. Psoriatic Arthritis: What You Need to Know, From Those Who Do

      If you don't have psoriatic arthritis (PsA), you might find it hard to understand those who do. What is it anyway? Psoriasis? Arthritis? Or is it both? An estimated 30% of people in the U.S. who have psoriasis will develop PsA in their lifetime. They understand your confusion. They hear it all the t

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    7. 9 Tips to Help Manage Psoriatic Arthritis

      The best way to take care of your psoriatic arthritis is to get the best of both worlds: medical care from your doctor and healthy lifestyle habits. The little things you do every day add up to make a difference in how you feel overall. Get started with these nine ideas: 1. Connect with people who “

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    8. Skin and Joint Care Guide for Psoriatic Arthritis

      It’s important take care of your skin when you have psoriatic arthritis. You also need to do all you can to be kind to those sore joints. The first step: See a doctor. A rheumatologist can help. She'll help you set up a plan. Stick to it. Use your medications. You can also do a lot of things at home

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    9. How to Manage Depression With Rheumatoid Arthritis

      If you've had RA for a while, it won't come as a surprise: A serious case of the blues can sometimes tag along with your achy joints. But it doesn't have to be this way. The right approach can lift your spirits and keep depression from becoming a regular visitor. Your first step is to ease the joint

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    10. How to Manage Fatigue From Rheumatoid Arthritis

      When your rheumatoid arthritis leaves you feeling drained, reboot your energy levels with the right moves. Exercise, healthy food, and good sleep habits are secret weapons in your fight against fatigue. It might seem counter-intuitive, but regular exercise can help you strike back against extreme ti

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