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  • Osteoarthritis – Key Public Health Messages

    July 26, 2019

    Did you know that Osteoarthritis can be managed through public health strategies? Learn more about how public health and osteoarthritis are connected in this blog.

  • CDC Vital Signs: Arthritis in America

    June 28, 2019

    Everyone knows someone with arthritis. It is a leading cause of disability, and causes pain, aching, stiffness, and swelling of the joints, but is not a normal part of aging. In March 2017 CDC researchers analyzed data from the CDC’S National Health Interview Survey to update previous estimates of adults with arthritis and arthritis-related activity limitation.

  • The secret to staying active

    June 14, 2019

    Because of some pain I have in my knees from arthritis, I do have to make adjustments, but I still do all the things I’ve always enjoyed doing and I still have fun!

  • What is Walk With Ease?

    May 22, 2019

    The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk With Ease (WWE) reduces the pain of arthritis and improves overall health among adults with osteoarthritis who have been inactive.  The program teaches people with arthritis how to safely make physical activity part of their everyday life.

  • Weight and Joint Pain

    May 15, 2019

    Extra weight greatly increases joint pain and damages the cartilage of the joints, especially in the hips and knees. But losing weight can help!