During the Global Healthy Living Foundation’s recent webinar, physical therapist Susan Nowell, PT, DPT, OCS, discusses the benefits of physical therapy for managing chronic pain and what getting physical therapy is really like.
During the Global Healthy Living Foundation's recent webinar, rheumatologist Grace Wright, MD, discusses the differences between in-person care and telehealth in rheumatology and how to know which type of appointment is right for you.
During the Global Healthy Living Foundation's recent webinar, Jeffrey Curtis, MD, Chair of the ACR COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Guidance Task Force, discusses what people who are immunocompromised should know about the COVID-19 vaccine.
Learn more about the profound impact of racism in health care on people of color — and what must be done to fix it.
Learn more about different factors that cause pain in rheumatoid arthritis and how to work with your doctor to treat RA pain.
Learn more about the importance of getting a flu vaccine when you have underlying health issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has uniquely affected people with arthritis and chronic illness. This webinar aims to help people living with these conditions understand how to prevent infection and engage in daily routines and activities more safely.
The COVID-19 pandemic has uniquely affected people with arthritis and related health conditions. This webinar aims to help people living with these conditions make better informed decisions to manage their disease during the COVID-19 pandemic.
These tools can help us better cope with the uncertainty and stress of the ever-changing world around us during COVID-19.
Understanding the difference between precision and personalized medicine is important for the present and future care of arthritis and related musculoskeletal conditions.
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.