8 Rheumatoid Arthritis Myths

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If you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a good first step is to learn as much as you can about your disease. In addition to understanding RA better, you may be surprised at how many myths exist. Many people still think that all arthritis is the same, or that only old people get RA. Debunking common myths will help you manage …

Sometimes Understanding (And A Little Hope And Happiness) Is All We Need!

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The mind is a powerful tool. It can either guide us forward on the path to happiness, no matter how “bad” things might be, or it can–especially when depressed–lull us into a false sense of comfort (which in reality is actually not comfortable at all, but instead is completely miserable). While many people know me as a super-positive superhero who …

Reward Your RA Success

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If you have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the Reward Your RA Success program is for you! You can earn points toward rewards while learning how to better manage your RA. Once you have joined, earning points is easy. Use the Rewards Bar at the top of the page to take Educational Quests—auto-guided tours presenting articles, videos and quizzes on …

BBC News: 3D Printer To Help Foot Pain Sufferers

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3D printers are being used to produce insoles and splints which could help millions of people with disabling foot and ankle conditions. A team at Glasgow Caledonian University is “printing” devices which are more supportive and quicker to make. Normally, making foot and ankle splints is a long and laborious process – a model of the foot is made, often …