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If your physician has hugged you, how did you feel about that, both in the moment and with the benefit of hindsight?
On its face, it seems like a pretty simple question. Can and should patients record their meetings with their physicians?
Copayment Assistance programs, such as copay cards or “discount cards”, are offered by drug manufacturers (the companies that make your drugs) to lower the high costs charged by insurance companies for non-preferred drugs.
The CreakyJoints Patient Charter can help you be proactive and get the most out of your doctor appointments.
Rheumatologists and orthopedists created new guidelines with recommendations for the perioperative management of anti-rheumatic therapy.
Susanna, a nursing student and CJ intern, shares her experience at the Rheumatology Nurses Conference.
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?"
So, on top of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis caused in the first seven months after diagnosis because my disease went unchecked, I also have fibromyalgia. Yes, I have that body-draining, pain-inducing, wrenching disease that sucks more of what little reserve that I have left over from my RA. My fibro is considered a secondary disease because I developed it after I developed my RA.
CreakyJoints Blogger Arthritic Chick on the plain disbelief—even among her physicians—that her rheumatoid arthritis pain could be so severe and debilitating
CJ Blogger Jonathan H was once told to take painkillers for his RA flares. Today, with the same condition, he is viewed as a drug-seeking, doctor-shopping bundle of pain and legal liability