Infliximab for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Infliximab for rheumatoid arthritis.
Arthroplasty for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Arthroplasty is surgery done to reconstruct or replace a diseased joint. For rheumatoid arthritis, arthroplasty is done to restore function to a joint or correct a deformity.
Comparing Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis - Topic Overview
Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are different types of arthritis. Although they share some similar characteristics,each has different symptoms and requires different treatment. Therefore,an accurate diagnosis is important. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis affects about one-tenth as many people as osteoarthritis. The main difference between ...
Arthroscopy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure in which a thin tube with a light source (called an arthroscope) is inserted into the joint through a small incision in the skin, allowing the health professional to see the inside of the joint.
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 ...
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - What Increases Your Risk
No clear risk factors for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) are known at this time.
Juvenile Idiopathic 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.
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 ...
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Range-of-Motion Exercises - Topic Overview
Children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) must do regular range-of-motion exercises to prevent contractures and to maintain joint range and flexibility. If your child is 4 years old or younger,an adult will need to move the child's joints through the range-of-motion exercises. This is called passive range of motion. The adult will gently move the joints from a bent position to a ...
Gold Salts for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug details for Gold salts for rheumatoid arthritis.