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When Your RA Is an Actual Pain in the Neck

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Jacob Morrison

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The Early Signs of Neck RA


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Spinal cord compression, anterior cervical discectomy & fusion (ACDF) with allograft.Odysseus E Johnson III

Why Neck Inflammation Can Be Dangerous


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Why Early Testing Is Key


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How Meds Can Help


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Toa Heftiba

What to Do if Your Neck Already Hurts


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Matteo Vistocco

Which Symptoms You Should Never Ignore


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How to Avoid Neck Strain During Sex and Sleep


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Christin Hume

Tips for Easier Reading


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Keeping Perspective


Lene  Andersen, MSW

Lene Andersen, MSW

@TheSeatedView

Lene Andersen is an author, health and disability advocate, and photographer living in Toronto. Lene (pronounced Lena) has lived with rheumatoid arthritis since she was four years old and uses her experience to help others with chronic illness. She has written several books, including Your Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Tools for Managing Treatment, Side Effects and Pain, and 7 Facets: A Meditation on Pain, as well as the award-winning blog, The Seated View.

Lene serves on HealthCentral's Health Advocates Advisory Board, and is a Social Ambassador for the RAHealthCentral on Facebook page, facebook.com/rahealthcentral. She is also one of HealthCentral's Live Bold, Live Now heroes — watch her incredible journey of living with RA.