Arthritis and bursitis both cause painful inflammation, but the two conditions affect different parts of the body. Learn the difference between arthritis, which involves joint inflammation, and bursitis, which involves bursa inflammation.
The bathroom can be a dangerous spot for people with arthritis. Here are tips for maintaining a safe and comfortable bathroom that might even ease your arthritis pain.
A new study found that many knee osteoarthritis patients who use Medicare don’t try conservative treatment before getting knee replacement surgery.
Whether an occupational therapist has been part of your health care team for years or you’re thinking of seeing one for the first time, here’s some things to know about these specialists.
In our Arthritis Awareness Month campaign that sought to raise awareness of the challenges of living with invisible illnesses, community members shared how they get others to understand a condition that can’t always be seen. Many said that they have given up on trying to explain their invisible illness to people who don’t want to understand.
Arthritis and tendonitis can both cause intense pain, but they are two different conditions. Learn the differences between arthritis, which involves joint inflammation, and tendonitis, which involves tendon inflammation.
Not drinking enough fluids can have unexpected consequences for your arthritis. Here’s how dehydration can cause increased joint pain — and how to make drinking water a daily habit.
Making healthy, anti-inflammatory meals may help ease arthritis symptoms — but not if pain from chopping and stirring makes your arthritis worse. Here are tips for maintaining a safe and comfortable kitchen that can make cooking meals a little less painful.
When you have a chronic illness like arthritis that causes pain and fatigue, chances are you spend a lot of time in your bedroom. Here are tips for a safer and more comfortable bedroom to help you sleep better and have less pain.
Icing or heating joints can provide pain relief and reduce swelling. But knowing whether to go cold or hot — and knowing how to use each form of ‘thermal therapy’ — can be tricky.