Practicing yoga just two or three times a week can improve pain, physical fitness, and mood. Sometimes people living with arthritis can feel intimidated from approaching a yoga practice. In this video we’ll show you a few ways that you can modify a yoga practice to make it more accessible, safer, and more comfortable for those with arthritis. We’ll discuss safe ways to get up and down from the floor, ways to adjust the poses for both wrists and knees, and yoga poses that you can do seated in a chair.
Progressive Muscle Relaxation is a deep relaxation technique that can be performed in many different settings. Practicing progressive muscle relaxtion several times per week has been shown to improve stress, anxiety, sleep, and pain. Follow along as Drs. Neda Gould and Dana DiRenzo demonstrate.
Methotrexate is a medication commonly used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and many other autoimmune and inflammatory conditions.
In this highlight of research presented at the American College of Rheumatology conference in San Diego, Dr. Cappelli discusses research related to cancer immunotherapy and inflammatory arthritis.
Victoria Ruffing, RN, BC-Rheum, Director of Nursing and Patient Education at the Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center walks through what to expect during your first infusion.
A new type of therapy called Immunotherapy, is used to treat cancers. It’s been observed that Immunotherapy could lead to an over-activation of the immune system. In Rheumatology we’re seeing an increase in arthritis driven by this activation of the immune system. Dr. Cappelli discusses the questions she and her oncologist colleagues have about why this happens and how do we best evaluate and treat these patients.
Vicky Ruffing, RN, walks us through how to inject Orencia ClickJect-Autoinjector.
Vicky Ruffing, RN, walks us through how to inject Simponi.
Vicky Ruffing, RN, walks us through how to inject Kevzara.