https://www.healthcentral.com/category/arthritis-and-joints

Arthritis & Joints

Tips, inspiration stories, recipes, and more for those living with conditions relating to arthrtis and joints, including rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, and more.

The Latest

Young man holding wrist in pain
Rashes

8 Sneaky Signs You May Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Early diagnosis is key to staying active and independent. Watch for these red flags.

Man holding lower back in pain
Doctor & Patient

Do I Need a Specialist for My Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Why your primary care doctor isn’t the best person to handle your treatment

Exhausted woman doing her ironing.
Symptoms

Disability May Begin Years Before an RA Diagnosis

Listening to those early rheumatoid arthritis symptoms and seeking treatment means a better shot at remission.

Woman stretching in bed.
Living With

These Hacks Promise a Better Day With Arthritis

People with arthritis share tips for battling morning stiffness and pain.

Caleigh Sarah Haber showing pride for Cystic Fibrosis Month.
Chronic Life

If You Have a Chronic Illness, Follow These 12 People on Instagram

Influencers talk straight about what it’s like to have chronic pain and live your best life.

Commercial cannabis plant growing in warehouse
Alternative Treatment

What Every Arthritis Patient Needs to Know About Cannabis

For people with arthritis pain, medical marijuana can bring relief without the side effects caused by traditional treatments. But it’s still not legal everywhere—yet.

Glass of creamy iced coffee.
Nutrition

Worried About Rheumatoid Arthritis? Drink This, Not That

Not sure which drinks could be increasing your risk of RA? Or, if you already have RA, worried about triggering a flare with your cup of coffee? Here’s what you should know.

Man holding painful elbow
Diagnosis

Is My Arthritis Pain Age-Related or Something More?

Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are not the same conditions. Know the differences so you can seek the right treatment.

Michael Bentley using a radio microphone.
Insurance

Getting by With Psoriatic Arthritis Until You Get Insurance

A Texas man finds the right specialists and gets approved for disability insurance with some help from the Patient Navigation Center.

Seniors drinking coffee outdoors.
Caregiving

They Just Want to Help

How to communicate with your loved ones so you get the support you need for your psoriatic disease without sacrificing your relationship along the way.