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Where Does It Hurt?

Back & Neck

The spine runs from the back of the neck to the lower back and can be painful and stiff from problems such as arthritis and muscle stress.

Shoulders

These ball-and-socket joints move in almost all directions. Shoulders are prone to arthritis injury and fracture.

Elbows

Elbows can be affected by arthritis and repetitive use that can mean ongoing pain and stiffness.

Hips

These ball-and-socket joints move in almost all directions. Arthritis and osteoporosis can mean pain, stiffness or fracture.

Wrists, Hands & Fingers

Wrist, hand and finger joints are among the most important joints for performing daily activities.

Knees

The largest joints in the body, like the knees, are vulnerable to injury and arthritis.

Ankles

The ankle is a complex joint with many moving parts, making it vulnerable to injury and arthritis.

Foot, Heel & Toe

As the foundation of the body, feet bear the brunt of the weight. Arthritis and impact-related injuries are common in feet.

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2012 Arthritis Today Magazine Extras

For your convenience, here are the links to the online stories referenced throughout the 2012 issues of Arthritis Today.

January February Issue 2012

Discover how trekking poles help burn more calories, why you need vitamin D and where to get it, how to improve communication with your spouse and much more in this issue of Arthritis Today.

March April Issue 2012

Learn how to safely store medication, the difference between good and bad fat, tips for eating healthier fast food and much more in this edition of Arthritis Today.

May June Issue 2012

Get tips on how to build bones without the use of drugs, why yo-yo dieting can be dangerous, how you can use a warm bath as a weapon against arthritis and much more in this issue of Arthritis Today.

July August Issue 2012

Discover how to reclaim your life and build resilience, why eating carbs in the morning can help you lose weight, what you can do to help prevent hair loss and much more in this issue of Arthritis Today.

September October Issue 2012

Learn what can motivate you to stick with a medication plan, what your hands can say about your health, which shoes are the most comfortable for feet with arthritis and much more in this issue of Arthritis Today.

November December Issue 2012

Get ready for the holidays by learning how to prepare a feast with a flare, holiday planning tips and festive hair accessories. You'll also find yoga breathing and relaxation techniques and more.

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