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.
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Total Joint Replacement - Topic Overview
Total joint replacement may be considered as a last resort for joints that have been so badly damaged by juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) that walking is very hard or impossible. The hip and the knee joints are the most commonly replaced. Results can be very good in teens who have total joint replacement. In general,it is best to delay total joint replacement until your child's bones have ...
Cyclophosphamide for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Cyclophosphamide for rheumatoid arthritis.
Sulfasalazine for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Drug details for Sulfasalazine for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Leflunomide for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Leflunomide for rheumatoid arthritis.
Corticosteroids for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Corticosteroids for rheumatoid arthritis.
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Classification Criteria - Topic Overview
These criteria were developed by the American College of Rheumatology in 1988 and are still used to diagnose rheumatoid arthritis. Of these seven criteria,four are needed for a diagnosis. Criteria 1 through 4 must have been present for at least 6 weeks. 1 Morning stiffness lasting at least 1 hour before major improvement Arthritis in three or more of the following joint areas on either side ...
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: School Partners - Topic Overview
Your child's teachers,school nurse,cafeteria staff,and physical education teachers can become helpful partners as your child copes with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)) at school. If you can,meet with your child's teachers and help them learn about JIA. Work with them to develop creative ways of dealing with your child's limitations and making the best of his or her abilities. If your ...