2020

  • Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis: What You Should Know

    If you have recently been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, you may feel somewhat relieved to have answers but also confused and concerned about what this means for the future. Rheumatoid arthritis is different from some other forms of arthritis in that it is an autoimmune disorder, and it is the most common form of autoimmune arthritis. An autoimmune disorder occurs when the body essentially is attacking itself. The immune system that is supposed to attack intruders goes after the body's own cells. [Read More]

  • Four Tips For Patients Undergoing Knee Replacement Surgery

    Arthritis attacks the connective tissue that cushions and supports your joints. Once your cartilage has been worn away, your body will not be able to regrow it. Without sufficient cartilage, your bones may grind together when you bend your joints, which can cause severe pain in addition to the pain caused by inflammation. If you have suffered bone or joint damage due to arthritis, your doctor may present knee replacement surgery as a treatment option. [Read More]