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Exercises for Arthritis: Swimming

From tele-management.ca

Exercise is important for everyone but when you have arthritis, it's essential. That's easier said than done when your joints and muscles feel as if they're filled with broken glass. One exercise that is virtually pain-free is swimming…and with the variety of water exercises, swimming means more than just doing…

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Preventing an Arthritis Flare Up

By Carol Eustice — From about.com

— Once you have experienced an arthritis flare up, you will want to know what to do to keep it from happening again. In previous articles, I have explained what an arthritis flare is and offered suggestions for managing a flare up. But, it would be…

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New research could pave the way to safer treatments for arthritis

From ac.uk

The increased risk of heart attack or stroke associated with many arthritis drugs may be avoidable. Drugs such as Vioxx, diclofenac, ibuprofen and Celebrex operate by blocking an enzyme known as COX-2, whose presence in blood vessels has up until now been held responsible for these side effects.

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Body Clocks Linked To Osteoarthritis

From medicalnewstoday.com

Scheduled exercise, regular meals and the periodic warming and cooling of joints could be used to relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis according to scientists at The University of Manchester.

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5 Worst Things About Arthritis

By Carol Eustice — From about.com

— How much arthritis impacts your life depends on the severity of symptoms and disease activity. Some people have mild arthritis. The disease course for others may be more severe. Even with that distinction, arthritis patients are somewhat unified when asked about the worst aspects of arthritis.
Chronic…

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Arthritis Physical Activity Plans Must Consider Work, Life

From empr.com

Physical activity (PA) interventions for working adults with arthritis may be improved by taking into account the demands of an individual's multiple roles, including the complex relationship between work, health, and other life responsibilities, according to a study published in the July issue of Arthritis Care & Research.

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New pill to beat agony of arthritis: British scientists behind 'huge breakthrough'

From co.uk

Scientists in Britain have found a naturally occurring protein that could be harnessed to transform the treatment of the devastating disease for millions of sufferers.
Research shows that the molecule urocortin protects joints in the body from being destroyed.
This finding paves the way for the production of a powerful new pill…

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How to Be a Happy Arthritis Patient

From about.com

If you have arthritis, or any chronic condition, a good relationship with your doctor is essential. You must trust your doctor, and in general, feel satisfied with the care you receive. Too often, I hear arthritis patients express dissatisfaction with their doctor. Their complaints are sometimes legitimate, but sometimes not.

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Swiss Ball Exercises Benefit Ankylosing Spondylitis Patients

From about.com

According to study results presented at the annual meeting of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR), an exercise program that utilizes a Swiss ball can benefit people with ankylosing spondylitis by improving muscle strength and walking performance. Researchers from Brazil randomly assigned 60 ankylosing spondylitis patients to one of two…

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