Managing Your Arthritis

Yoga for People with Arthritis
An overview of yoga and its benefits for those with arthritis

Rehabilitation Management for Patients with RA
A discussion of rehabilitation techniques for RA patients to decrease potential long-term disabilities

Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Arthritis
A discussion of acupuncture, dietary supplements, and magnetic devices

Chronic Pain, Depression, and Antidepressants
A discussion of the issues and relationships between chronic pain and depression

Arthritis and Health-Related Quality of Life
A discussion of the impact of arthritis on a person’s functional capacity and quality of life

Rehabilitation of Older Adult Patients
Considerations and suggestions for maintaining safety and self-care

Osteoarthritis and Body Weight
Information on body weight and weight loss and its relationship to osteoarthritis

Nutrition and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Information on the role of diet in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Role of Exercise in Arthritis
Information on the role of physical activity in patients with arthritis.

Pain Management: The Benefits and Risks of Opioids
Information on the role of opioid therapy in managing chronic pain.

Updated: July 31, 2012

Arthritis Center

About Arthritis Center

Founded in 1998, the Arthritis Center at Johns Hopkins is dedicated to providing quality education to patients and healthcare providers alike.