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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.
These ball-and-socket joints move in almost all directions. Shoulders are prone to arthritis injury and fracture.
Elbows can be affected by arthritis and repetitive use that can mean ongoing pain and stiffness.
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.
The ankle is a complex joint with many moving parts, making it vulnerable to injury and arthritis.
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Arthritis Today Magazine Extras
For your convenience, here are the links to the online stories referenced throughout the January-February 2012 issue.
In the current issue Miss Michigan 2011 shares how she turned her juvenile arthritis story into a message of hope. Read it here.
In the latest issue experts shared how to choose the right treadmill. Get expert tips on how to pick six other types of home gym equipment.
You read tips to winterizing your walking workout, now learn how trekking poles can add stability and help you burn more calories when you walk.
In the latest issue of the magazine you read how corticosteroids can lead to vitamin D deficiency. Now learn nine easy tips to boosting your vitamin D levels.
You read about safer ways to remove snow and ice , now get more tips to clearing slick surfaces.
Esther Sternberg, MD, rheumatologist, researcher and author of Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Well-being, explores how sounds can help ease pain in her latest column. Read it here.
Dr. Sternberg shared her insights on the powers of healing sounds. Here learn how music can relieve pain.
We introduced you to Kate Walker in the latest issue. Now learn more about how this former ballerina turned to powerlifting to get in shape to fight knee osteoarthritis.
In the most recent issue you learned how to help rebuild bonds. Read more about how to effectively communicate in your marriage.
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