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


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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2013 Arthritis Today
Magazine Extras

For your convenience, here are the links to the online stories referenced throughout the 2013 issues of Arthritis Today.

January February 2013

January February 2013

Learn how you can use guided imagery to ease arthritis symptoms, why a knee brace might help you and more.

March April 2013

March April 2013

Discover 4 surprisingly healthy foods, how author Haywood Smith turned tough times with arthritis into humorous tales and more.

May June 2013

May June 2013

Get the scoop on juicing, learn how to protect your 'medical identity' and discover the benefits of resistance training.

July August 2013

July August 2013

Find yoga gear that can help you have fun and get fit, read about U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin and more.

September October 2013

September October 2013

Explore the wonders of supplements, get simple tricks to ease back pain, learn secrets your doctor isn't telling you and more.

November December 2013

November December 2013

Learn ways to boost your energy and make driving easier on your joints, plus gain insights into the diabetes-arthritis connection and more.

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