Dr. Manno informs us on the background of the Johns Hopkins Rheumatology Exercise Center, as research was focused on muscle building exercises and their effects on systemic inflammatory rheumatic disease patients.
Victoria Ruffing, RN, BC, Director of Patient Education at the Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center, shares the risks and benefits of biologic for patients and their families.
Risks and Benefits of Biologic Medications
Side Effects of Biologic Medications
Signs and Symptoms of Infection
Vaccinations for the Arthritis Patient
Safety Aspects of Biologic Medications
Through research, doctors have a clearer understanding of how flares can impact a patient on a personal and emotional level. Dr. Uzma Haque breaks down what an RA Flare could look like and what some possible triggers could include.
What Triggers a Rheumatoid Arthritis Flare?
Tips on Self-managing a Flare
There are many complementary & alternative medicines and practices that have been found to be beneficial in curbing arthritis pain, however, you should always be mindful of the potential risks and side effects. In these videos, Dr. Dana DiRenzo and Victoria Ruffing R.N., B.C. discuss the different practices that may be beneficial to a patient with psoriatic arthritis.