Arthritis & Joints

One-stop-shop for all conditions relating to arthrtis and joints, including rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, and more.

Learning Self-Defense When You Live With Chronic Pain

Living with a chronic illness and pain may affect our ability to resist a potential attack. So how can we tailor self-defense to our unique needs? Here are some tips.

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Is It Psoriatic Arthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis?

The right treatment for psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis begins with a correct diagnosis. Here are some ways you can tell the two conditions apart.

By Casey Nilsson

7 Fun Summer Activities for Psoriatic Arthritis

Don’t let your psoriatic arthritis get in the way of summer fun. Enjoy the season by trying some of these activities, a list compiled especially for you.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Help Them, Help You: How to Help Your Doctor Diagnose and Treat Your RA Quicker

More often than not, the RA community experiences a long road when it comes to getting a diagnosis. That road can be just as long when it comes to getting the right treatment. Here are the four steps you should take to speed along either process.

By Cathy Kramer

Your Thyroid and Arthritis: What Came First?

In some cases, your thyroid disease can cause you to have an inflammatory joint disease that falls into the category of arthritis. In other cases, it could be the arthritis causing the thyroid disease.

By Mary Shomon

10 Tips for Flying with Psoriatic Arthritis

Wondering how to stay comfortable and avoid PsA flare-ups when you are 30,000 feet in the air? Here are some practical tips to use when traveling.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Meet the Experts

Lene Andersen

Patient Expert

Lene Andersen is an author, health and disability advocate, and photographer. She lives with rheumatoid arthritis.

Charis Hill

Patient Expert

Charis is a patient expert who writes about ankylosing spondylitis with hopes to educate and raise awareness.

Julie Cerrone Croner

Patient Expert

Julie Cerrone Croner is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, Yoga Instructor & <a href="http://itsjustabadday.com/" target="_blank">Blogger</a> thriving with psoriatic arthritis & avascular necrosis

Lene Andersen

Patient Expert

Lene Andersen is an author, health and disability advocate, and photographer. She lives with rheumatoid arthritis.