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    1. Leflunomide for Rheumatoid Arthritis

      Drug details for Leflunomide for rheumatoid arthritis.

    2. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Stretching and Strengthening Exercises - Topic Overview

      The purpose of physical therapy is to decrease pain and allow you to continue daily activities. Physical therapy can reduce pain in the soft tissues (such as the muscles,ligaments,and tendons),improve function,and build muscle strength. A physical therapist provides these treatments and will also provide education,instruction,and support for recovery. Physical therapy techniques for ...

    3. Rheumatoid Arthritis - Surgery

      Surgical treatment may be used in a very small number of children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) who have severe joint deformity, loss of movement, or pain.

    4. Rheumatoid Arthritis - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Arthritis: Managing Rheumatoid ArthritisInteractive tools are designed to help people determine health risks, ideal weight, target heart rate, and more.Interactive Tool: What Is Your Target Heart Rate?

    5. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Other Treatment

      Read abot physical therapy, occupational therapy, supplements, and complementary therapies for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA).

    6. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Stretching and Strengthening Exercises - 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 ...

    7. Rheumatoid Arthritis - 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 ...

    8. 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 ...

    9. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Topic Overview

      Children who have severe and persistent juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA),during or even after treatment,may be considered for therapies that have been proved to be safe and effective for adult rheumatoid arthritis or other autoimmune disease but have yet to be fully studied for juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Examples of such therapies include: Cyclosporine A. This is a cytotoxic medicine,...

    10. Biologics for Rheumatoid Arthritis

      abataceptOrenciaadalimumabHumiraanakinraKineretcertolizumabCimziaetanerceptEnbrelgolimumabSimponiinfliximabRemicaderituximabRituxantocilizumabActemra

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