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Improving function and reducing pain in arthritis: the importance of footwear

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Rheumatoid Arthritis | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of footwear on foot pain and function in patients with foot and ankle arthritis. The authors determined that footwear interventions were associated with reduced pain and improved function and mobility in patients with arthritis of the foot and ankle. Some background Arthritis causes...

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Joint destruction in the wrist and feet in rheumatoid arthritis-a comparison

Posted by on Sep 20, 2015 in Rheumatoid Arthritis | 0 comments

In a nutshell The authors evaluated the progression of joint destruction in wrist and feet rheumatoid arthritis (RA).  Some background In RA, high levels of immune system proteins are generated. This causes inflammation, leading to chronic pain and structural joint damage. In the early stage of the disease, joint inflammation can affect...

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