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Ankylosing Spondylitis in Adults
Young and old people can develop AS. But it’s more common in people ages 17 to 35. Men are more likely than women to have AS. You are also more likely to have it if someone else in your family had it.
Regular exercise can help control arthritis. Exercise can strengthen the muscles around the joints for better support.
Living with Osteoporosis: Preventing Fractures
If you have osteoporosis, you can do a lot to reduce its effect on your life. Knowing how to prevent fractures and spinal curvature can help you live more comfortably and safely with this disease.
Living with Osteoporosis: Regular Exercise
A variety of exercises is best. Physical activity will slow further bone loss. It can also be fun.
Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease, but it doesn’t have to keep you from being active. You can help control RA with exercise and a healthy lifestyle.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness that causes pain in specific points on the body, stiffness, and fatigue. But it doesn’t have to keep you from doing what you enjoy.
You don’t have to live with pain. In fact, you owe it to yourself to make sure your pain is treated. Pain can make it hard for you to be active and take good care of yourself. Untreated pain may make sleeping difficult. It may also lead to depression. There are things you can do and medicines you can use to help you find relief.
Osteoarthritis: Common Sites
Osteoarthritis can develop in any joint. But some joints are more likely to be affected.
Osteoarthritis: Coping with Pain
There are many ways to control your pain. You’re making a good start by learning about osteoarthritis and its treatments. Knowing more about this condition helps you work with your doctor to find answers to problems. Keeping a positive outlook can help you manage pain from day to day. And making time each day to relax and enjoy yourself may help you control osteoarthritis pain, instead of letting it control you.
Osteoarthritis: Injections or Surgery
Injections or surgery may help if you have pain or movement problems that severely limit your activities. Your healthcare provider can tell you more about these treatment choices and their risks and complications.
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