Understanding the difference between precision and personalized medicine is important for the present and future care of arthritis and related musculoskeletal conditions.
Learn more about what PsA is, PsA symptoms, how PsA is diagnosed, other conditions associated with PsA, and the goals of PsA treatment.
Bloodwork is a big part of managing inflammatory arthritis. Learn more about the different blood tests you get so you can be a more informed patient.
Learn more about what causes migraine disease and migraine attacks, how migraine is diagnosed, treatment options for migraine disease, and more.
Shared decision making can improve patient knowledge, satisfaction, enhance patient confidence in decisions, strengthen a sense of trust between doctor and patient, and improve health outcomes.
Disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) are a class of drugs commonly used to treat a range of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Indeed, they have revolutionized the way such diseases are treated today.
Research has shown that what we eat can have an impact on autoimmune and systemic inflammatory disease.
Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are chronic, remitting and relapsing inflammatory conditions of the gastrointestinal tract. It includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
People living with autoimmune and systemic inflammatory syndromes are at increased risk of vaccine-preventable infections, yet many patients are not getting the vaccines they need.
Love them, or hate them, steroids have been in our toolkit for treating chronic disease symptoms for over 50 years. They work fast, they're cheap, and they have a powerful anti-inflammatory effect.
Pain is a difficult challenge faced by many patients living with chronic disease. It has an impact on a person’s physical, psychological and emotional health.
Inflammation plays a crucial role in the body’s immune response. It is the body’s effort to heal itself from injury, protect itself from viruses and bacteria, and repair damaged tissue.
Did you know that individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have about double the risk of developing cardiovascular disease? Clinical trials are the most powerful scientific tool we have to learn what might help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease among these patients.
Many women with autoimmune conditions wonder whether they should stop or continue their medications during pregnancy or breastfeeding. This webinar explores the risks and benefits.
The power of using existing patient digital data to answer important health questions, including drug safety and effectiveness, cannot be underestimated.
Gout is a common form of inflammatory arthritis caused by excess uric acid deposits, especially in the joints and the tissues around the joints. Gout tends to affect more men than women, and is commonly misunderstood.
Patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases are often interested in combining more traditional medications and therapy (e.g. DMARDs, biologics) with complementary and alternative therapies such as acupuncture, diet changes or supplements, and other integrative approaches to healing.
Selecting from a variety of treatment options for autoimmune conditions can be challenging for doctors and patients alike.
Patients with chronic, complex health conditions experience better treatment outcomes when they have access to services and treatments designed for their unique needs.
More than a million hip and knee replacements are performed each year in the US, but most people don’t know the make, model or serial number of their implanted device.