Tag Archives: Arthritis

MRI-guided treatment slows progression of rheumatoid arthritis

A clinical study has found an MRI-guided treatment plan that uses a predefined treatment algorithm can prevent joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis patients. The chronic inflammatory joint disease mostly affects hands and feet—it can cause pain, functional impairments, reduced quality of life and joint damage over time, says Kim Horslev-Petersen, MD, a professor of rheumatology… Read More »

Arthritis: Four hand exercises to combat arthritis pain and relieve symptoms

Arthritis is a condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness on the joints. More than 10 million people in the UK have arthritis or other, similar joint conditions. The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis, which affects nearly nine million people. Rheumatoid arthritis is the second most common type. Arthritis of the hands can… Read More »