Category: Arthritis

woman wearing exercise clothing sits in chair doing a leg exercise

June 23, 2023

4 Strength Training Exercises for People with Osteoarthritis

Exercise can help ease joint pain and stiffness.

Arthritis, Bone and Joint Health, Exercise

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Photo of Batten Joyner playing baseball.

July 29, 2022

10-Year-Old Boy with Juvenile Arthritis Is Living His Baseball Dreams

Juvenile arthritis is an autoimmune condition that causes inflammation in the joints.

Arthritis, Children's Health, Chronic Illness, Health, Rheumatology

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Senior retired man doing a puzzle, image focused only hands.

March 1, 2021

5 Hacks to Improve Life with Arthritis

Try these pain-relieving tips for help with daily living.


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Woman with hand pain

February 22, 2021

Achy Joints? It Could Be Arthritis

While there is no cure for arthritis, lifestyle changes can help alleviate pain.

Arthritis, Bone and Joint Health

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close up of man holding his wrist

September 28, 2020

7 Reasons Your Joints May Ache

Here are the most common causes of joint pain.

Arthritis, Orthopedics

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close-up of doctor examining female patient's wrist

September 18, 2020

If Your Joints Ache, Read This

Osteoarthritis is common and painful, but it can be treated.

Arthritis, Orthopedics

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graphic of military uniforms lined up

May 29, 2019

The Military’s Silent Threat: Arthritis and Its Debilitating Damage

Researchers are working with the VA to find ways to prevent and treat this leading cause of disability among veterans.


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UNC Chapel

August 29, 2013

Moderate physical activity does not increase risk of knee osteoarth...

Adults age 45 and older who engaged in moderate physical activity up to two and a half hours a week did not increase their risk of developing knee osteoarthritis over a 6-year follow-up period, a new study finds.

Arthritis, Fitness and Mobility, Research, Wellness

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Amanda Nelson

October 21, 2011

More African Americans burdened by osteoarthritis in multiple large...

African Americans were also more likely to have knee osteoarthritis, but less likely to be affected by hand osteoarthritis than Caucasians, according to new findings from UNC's long-running Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project.

Arthritis, Chronic Illness, Pain Management, Social Justice

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