Happy New Year 2010!

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Last night at around one in the morning, as I was trying to fall asleep, a major flare presented itself. My anxiety was high and I was on the verge of tears. I decided not to cry – not because I’m ashamed of crying, but because I didn’t want my anxiety to get any worse than it already was. I …

RA|QA Rheumatoid Arthritis Questions & Answers

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Slipfinger asks: Hello RA Guy.. I am 40 year old active, single guy, director of a company and apart from the current serious struggle for my company to stay afloat druing this serious financial disaster life was looking pretty good.. After a couple of years of my right knee flaring here and there and more joints in the last twelve …

Joint Of The Year: Articulatio Radiocarpea

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Articulatio Radiocarpea The wrist, or radiocarpal joint, is the anatomical region surrounding the carpus including the distal parts of the bones of the forearm and the proximal parts of the metacarpus or five metacarpal bones and the series of joints between these bones. 2009’s “Joint of the Year” award goes to my wrists! A lot of my joints have taken …

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Out of Joint RA Guy on May 20, 2009 “She begins, in the morning, by casing her joints: Can her ankles take the stairs? Will her fingers open a jar? Peel an orange? But it was not always this way for Mary Felstiner, who went to bed one night an active professional and healthy young mother, and woke the next …