All Together Now

Group exercise provides an added dose of motivation and fun. By Laurie Wertich If you’re like most people, the thought [...]

Statin Drugs Used to Lower Cholesterol Appear to Reduce Mortality in Ankylosing spondylitis

There is an increased mortality of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) patients compared to the general population. Factors that contributed to this [...]

Duloxetine is effective as Pain Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain

Drugs that are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) go through clinical trails being evaluated in individuals who [...]

Do NSAIDs Increase the Risk of Heart Attacks?

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are the most commonly prescribed class of medicines used around the world, and are widely used [...]

Informed Spinal Stenosis and Herniated Disc Patients are More Satisfied and Have Less Pain and Disability

The International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS) is a group of 250 members from around the [...]

Weight Lifting without Back Injury; Technique with a dash of common sense

Dr. Kaliq Chang of Atlantic Spine Center Offers Advice, Tips on How to Avoid Back Injury When Strength Training or [...]

Know Your Rights

There are things you can do if your health plan won’t pay for your medical treatment or delays your care. [...]

The Comfort of Good Care

Prioritizing your needs—both practical and emotional—and spending some time engaged in high-quality research will help you find the right physician. [...]

Living with RA: Connect and Communicate with Your Rheumatology Nurse

Q&A with Linda Grinnell-Merrick, MS, RN, NP-BC Rheumatology Nursing Society Board Member Nurse Practitioner Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology [...]

To Cleanse or Not to Cleanse?

Wondering if you should jump on the bandwagon and commit to a dietary “cleanse” or “detox” regimen? Nutrition experts weigh [...]

NOR-SWITCH Study Validates Biosimilar Use in Anklyosing Spondylitis

Results of the NOR-SWITCH study – a clinical trial performed in Norway was designed to assess the effectiveness and safety [...]

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