Archive for the ‘Arthritis’ Category

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. Part 3

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Recent findings indicate that exercise, especially with resistance, can improve JRA symptoms even more than previously believed. (more…)

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. Part 2

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Treatment and Management
Because there are so many techniques for treating JRA, the ideal approach is team care. Here, specialists work together, and with the family, to implement a multifaceted treatment plan of medication and rehabilitation therapy. (more…)

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. Part 1

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Arthritis does not strike just older people. It’s one of the most common childhood disorders, afflicting nearly 300,000 children in the United States. Of these, an estimated 71,000 suffer from the type called juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA). (more…)