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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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For your convenience, here are the links to the online stories referenced throughout the September-October 2014 issue.

Good Fat, Bad Fat

In the latest issue of Arthritis Today you read about the FDA's potential ban on trans fats. Here, read more about how different types of fats affect your health.

Chinese Herb Helps With RA

Learn more about the research that showed thunder god vine to be as effective as methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis.

Elbow Surgery Options

The right surgery may help this hard-to-treat joint. Read more about the pros and cons to each type here.

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