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Mark Borigini, M.D.

Mark Borigini, M.D., Health Pro

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Rheumatologist

Treatment Options for Rheumatoid Arthritis - Pros and Cons

There is no cure for rheumatoid arthritis, this almost goes without saying.  However, there are a variety of medications which not only provide relief from pain and inflammation, but which also have the potential to put the disease into remission.  And this should be the goal of every rheumatologist and every patient with rheumatoid... Read moreChevron

Seth Ginsberg

Seth Ginsberg, Health Guide

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Co-founder of CreakyJoints

Which Olympic Sport Would be Best for Arthritis Patients?

Turns out that I didn’t get inoculated for a fever that has gripped the world – Olympic Fever! – and it has taken a toll on me. I am not sure what I will do with myself next week, late at night, with no competitive winter sports to watch. I marvel at how these finely tuned machines (athletes is an understatement) pull off their triple... Read moreChevron

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Hollybgroovin

Hollybgroovin, Health Guide

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How True Love Pulled Me Through...

Sometimes I get so caught up in my own self-loathing and self-pity.  I am too busy dwelling on the things I can no longer do and I am too busy throwing pity parties for myself to notice the truly important things.  I forget one of the most important things that has pulled me through the toughest times in my life.  And when I sit and think... Read moreChevron

Christine Miller

Christine Miller, Health Guide

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In Remission from JRA, Active April 2006 to February 2009

Wrist splints for Arthritis: JIA, Kids and Splints

In my last post, I wrote about the benefits and drawbacks of wearing splints and tried to give some suggestions for complying with a splinting regimen.  I also thought that it might be helpful to talk about splinting for kids, and from a kid's... Read moreChevron

Michael Makover

Michael Makover, Health Guide

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Rheumatologist and Medical School Professor

History of the development of drug treatment in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Part 2

Read History of the development of drug treatment in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Part 1

 

DMARDs, (for Disease Modifying AntiRheumatic Drugs) go beyond just relief of symptoms. To varying degrees, they actually stop and sometimes even reverse the disease process. There are many kinds of DMARDs, most of which are still used.... Read moreChevron