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  1. Penicillamine for Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Drug details for Penicillamine for rheumatoid arthritis.

  2. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Soft Tissue Release of Contracture - Topic Overview

    A contracture is a joint abnormally bent by shortened soft tissues in and around the joint. The shortened tissues pull the bone out of normal position. A contracture may develop in a joint affected by juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). Because of the effectiveness of today's treatments,your child probably will not develop contractures. But if a contracture does develop,treatment may ...

  3. Antimalarials for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

    Drug details for Antimalarial medications for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

  4. Biologics for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

    Drug details for Etanercept for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

  5. Methotrexate for Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Drug details for Methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis.

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

    Stretching and strengthening exercises can help a child who has juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) control pain and stiffness and maintain mobility. A physical therapist can help determine how much exercise is appropriate for each child. Stretching exercises are those in which the joints are moved through bent and straight positions without working the muscles against any resistance or ...

  7. Methotrexate for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

    Drug details for Methotrexate for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

  8. 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.

  9. Arthritis: Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Living with rheumatoid arthritis can mean living with chronic pain, fatigue, and joint stiffness. Thousands of people have benefited from developing and following plans to help them manage their symptoms. You and your health professional can develop a medical treatment plan that may include medication and other therapies. Early medical treatment can help you avoid disabling joint changes and ...

  10. Synovectomy for Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Synovectomy surgery is done to remove inflamed joint tissue (synovium) that is causing unacceptable pain or is limiting your ability to function or your range of motion.

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