May is National Arthritis Awareness MonthBy Leslie Terjesen on Monday, April 25, 2016
Living with a chronic disease can seem a lot to handle. But with the right information, treatment plan and support, you can do it. The Arthritis Foundation wants to be your partner along the way. To help you reach your goals and live life to the fullest, we’ll help you understand the symptoms and treatment options for your disease and the different ways you can manage your pain.
As you take advantage of the latest medical treatments, it’s also important to engage in lifestyle habits that will help you live well with arthritis. Getting balanced, healthy nutrition, engaging in regular exercise, managing stress and developing a support network are some of the other ways you can take charge of your health and preserve your quality of life.
Click on the links below for more information and resources on each topic.Rheumatoid Arthritis
Learn about the causes, symptoms and treatment options for this autoimmune disease and get tips for living well with RA.Psoriatic Arthritis
Learn about the causes, symptoms and treatment options for this autoimmune disease and get tips for living well with PsA.Managing Pain
Learn about the root causes of joint pain and explore medical and alternative treatments that can alleviate symptoms and slow the progression of joint disease.