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In an op-ed for the Daily News, Danielle Yevsa wrote about her experience with an insurer’s step-therapy/fail first practices.
The designer's latest collection for his brand, Tumbler and Tipsy, was directly inspired by his own experience as an RA patient.
A look at the struggle patients face when dealing with insurance companies that deny coverage of vital, lifesaving medications which help manage chronic disease and pain.
CJ blogger Ryan reminds us to focus on the positive and to think about what we can do instead of what we can't.
Top 10 tips for Anti-Inflammatory Eating: Follow these tips to help manage your RA symptoms through diet.
Is your doctor a friend or foe? A CJ blogger explores this question and provides some insight into what a patient can do to take back control of the doctor/patient relationship.
CreakyJoints recently asked its members "what improvements would you like to see within your doctor’s waiting room?"
If your psoriasis isn’t visible should you tell people you have it? Is it your job to educate your friends about this disease or do you keep quiet. Ms. Mensicus somehow answers this question with a reference to toilet training her son, and breast cancer.
Ms. Meniscus helps a grandmother find a way to talk with the parents of her grandchildren.
Most people are not entirely happy with their bodies. This is true in the arthritis community too. Weight plays a huge role in this.
Having a chronic disease can be costly. Here a CJ blogger shares some tips to make a little extra cash.
My early childhood took place in a small town neighborhood tucked within the confines of a cul-de-sac. Long before smart phones and tablets took over the imagination, I spent my days’ bike-riding, playing street hockey and indulging in epic games of hide and seek in the wooded park just steps from my own front door.
The books in the "Grief Diaries" series feature personal narratives related to loss and trauma.
Hundreds of kratom advocates descended on Washington, DC, earlier this week for a rally to protest the DEA’s likely ban of the plant substance that is used by thousands to help combat chronic pain.
What if there were a new treatment for your rheumatic condition that made you feel better, cost nothing, and only took 5 minutes per day?
An ArthritisPower Patient Governor attends rheumatology conference in Maui
Sometimes my husband acts like a child. I know, many women say this about their husbands. But what makes my husband acting like a big baby more difficult than most is that like me, he lives with rheumatoid arthritis. And the childlike behavior that drives me particularly crazy? When he goes off his meds.
Have you noticed the backlash across the country after the Super Bowl advertisements for opioid induced constipation (OIC)? buckle in as this may be a rough ride for a while, but let’s remember we will make it through as a community. After all what choice do we have? Remember we are all in this together. We have always had each other’s back and sticking together is better than being picked apart.
Recovery weeks 3 – 5, from first sneeze to first run. Slowly but surely I'll be back. I'm no stranger to fighting like hell for something I love, getting knocked down, having that something taken away, and then enduring the suffering all over again to get it back. Somewhat of a professional endurer of all things pain if you will. It's going to be one hell of long road, but I've got this.