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.
Cyclophosphamide for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Cyclophosphamide for rheumatoid arthritis.
Penicillamine for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Penicillamine for rheumatoid arthritis.
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Neck Symptoms - Topic Overview
When rheumatoid arthritis affects the neck joints,particularly those located at the top of the spine,spinal cord complications can occur. Bones and joints affected by rheumatoid arthritis may dislocate and press on the spinal cord. Pressure can cause numbness,pain,tingling,weakness,loss of bowel or bladder control,and unusual head and neck sensations. Pressure may also obstruct blood ...
Corticosteroids for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Drug details for Corticosteroids for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Sulfasalazine for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Drug details for Sulfasalazine for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Features of DMARD and SSARD Drugs - Topic Overview
Children who have juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) are first treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ( NSAIDs ) that often provide relief and reduce inflammation. NSAIDs are considered the first-line treatment for JIA. Second-line drug therapy-known interchangeably as disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) and as slow-acting antirheumatic drugs (SAARDs)-for JIA may be ...
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Inflammatory Eye Disease - Topic Overview
Inflammatory eye disease ( uveitis ) can develop as a complication in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). Children and adults with JIA can develop cataracts,glaucoma,corneal degeneration (band keratopathy),or vision loss. The incidence of eye disease in children with JIA is from 2% to 34%. 1 Eye disease associated with JIA often has no symptoms,although blurred vision may ...