Arthritis Tip: Keep a journal to help with pain management

Living with arthritis means you live with pain and it is often daily. Arthritis is degenerative which means it will get worse over time. Because it will get worse, learning to manage the pain and learning to cope are essential to your management of the disease. Further, it is important to take control and to…

Is There a Cure for Arthritis?

The number of persons affected by arthritis is going up and this number is going to continue to climb because the baby boomer generation is aging. Recent numbers indicate that over 21 percent of adults (1 in 5) reported being diagnosed with osteoarthritis or another arthritis related condition such as rheumatoid arthritis. It can be…

Moving Past the “Why Me?” Question

When you live with a chronic illness and all its related discomforts, “Why me?” is a question you ask often. Being sick is a personal thing, especially when it feels like you are being punished. If we feel pain and we feel as if we are suffering, then we ask this question. But we don’t…