What you wear may be taking a toll on your back. WebMD shows you how to choose back-friendly accessories to reduce the risk of injury and pain.
In occupational therapy (OT), you adapt work, home duties, and hobbies so you can do them despite pain or mobility issues -- and keep your independence.
Track DMARD Effects
DMARDs are a standard treatment for RA, but their effectiveness needs to be regularly evaluated and side effects monitored. Learn what you need to do to stay well on DMARDs.
Give DMARDs Time
DMARDs are drugs that suppress the immune system in order to slow or even stop joint damage if you have rheumatoid arthritis. Here's information to help you understand how they work and help you talk with your doctor about your treatment for RA.
Do Hand Exercises
Hand exercises can help strengthen your hands and maintain flexibility and range of motion.
Make Pain Meds Work
You likely take pain meds. Have you gotten complacent about how you use them? Brush up on the habits you need to help pain meds work. And make it a goal to pay attention to small acts that might be sabotaging your pain management.
Use Preventive Meds
Preventive medicines can help stop migraines from happening or reduce their intensity. Might they work for you? Here's info you can use to talk to your doctor about preventive meds for migraines.
Elbow pain may be caused by a sports injury or it could be a sign of arthritis, bursitis, gout, cellulitis or another condition. WebMD takes a look at the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of elbow pain.
Costochondritis is a painful condition caused by inflammation in the chest area. It can feel like a heart attack. Take a look at the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this condition.
Picture of the Rotator Cuff
WebMD's Rotator Cuff Anatomy Page provides a detailed image and definition of the rotator cuff. Learn about its function, location in the body, and conditions that affect this part of the body.