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Arthritis & Joints

Best Flare Fighters for Kids With Arthritis

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Take Medications on Schedule


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Take Steps to Avoid Other Illnesses


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Reduce the Risk of Injury


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Track the Symptoms Closely


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Get Quality Exercise—or Gentle Movement When Flaring


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Eat a Healthy Diet


NSAID
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Use Over-the-Counter Pain Relief


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Use Heat, Cold, and Other Soothing Measures


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Prioritize Rest


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Encourage Your Child to Listen to Their Body


Lara DeSanto

Lara DeSanto

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Lara is a former digital editor for HealthCentral, covering Sexual Health, Digestive Health, Head and Neck Cancer, and Gynecologic Cancers. She continues to contribute to HealthCentral while she works towards her masters in marriage and family therapy and art therapy. In a past life, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs and as a news writer/editor at WTOP.com.