RA and Osteoporosis: Exercising for Bone Health
Women after menopause are at risk for osteoporosis. Medications for rheumatoid arthritis can leave you more vulnerable to bone loss. Try these exercises to keep bones strong.
Menopause and RA: What to Expect
For some women with rheumatoid arthritis, menopause is tough. For others, it’s a breeze. Here’s a glimpse at what you may experience.
Heart Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis
WebMD explains the connection between rheumatoid arthritis and heart disease -- and how you can reduce your risk of heart attack.
How Exercise Works for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Exercise can help reduce the joint pain of rheumatoid arthritis. Find out how and why it works.
Acupuncture for Arthritis
WebMD examines acupuncture and how it is used to relieve arthritis and other chronic pain.
A Day in the Life of a Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient
A day in the life of a rhumatoid arthritis patient.
Gold Salts for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Gold salts for rheumatoid arthritis.
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Finger and Hand Surgeries - Topic Overview
There are several surgeries to correct joint problems in the hand caused by rheumatoid arthritis,including: Carpal tunnel release,which involves releasing or cutting a ligament in the wrist to relieve pressure on a nerve that runs through the middle of the wrist and supplies feeling to the hand (median nerve). Tendon release,which may be used to treat abnormal bending of fingers (flexion ...
Exercise for Rheumatoid Arthritis - Topic Overview
Exercise can reduce pain and improve function in people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In addition,exercise may help prevent the buildup of scar tissue,which can lead to weakness and stiffness. 1 Exercise for arthritis takes three forms: stretching,strengthening,and conditioning. Stretching involves moving joint and muscle groups through and slightly beyond their normal range of motion ...
Antimalarials for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Antimalarial drugs for rheumatoid arthritis.