Tag Archives: Arthritis

Spring has sprung, so let’s get moving!

Spring has arrived here in DC and with it have come the cherry blossoms, warmer weather, and an urge to be outside! NARIC staff are enjoying the blossoming flowers and warmer weather. They are also gearing up their exercise routines … Continue reading

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The Better Living Toolkit: A new resource from the Arthritis Foundation

May is Arthritis Awareness Month.  The Arthritis Foundation has introduced a new resource, the Better Living Toolkit that allows individual’s to understand their arthritic disease and develop a treatment plan unique to their individual needs with the goal to live … Continue reading

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month!

May is Arthritis Awareness Month.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), arthritis affects one in five adults and 1 in every 250 children the United States.  The CDC, Arthritis Foundation, and other organizations are partnering to … Continue reading

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What is arthritis?

Arthritis refers to joint pain or joint disease and can affect people of all races, genders, and ages. It may be caused by inflammation, which affects the tissue lining of the joints. Inflammation may include swelling, redness, heat, and pain … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, April 4 to Friday, April 8

Media: Ad campaign targets Hollywood disability references (Disability Scoop) With a new advertising campaign, Family Member, a disability advocacy group, is putting Hollywood on notice that it is not acceptable to mock people with disabilities. A quarter-page advertisement running in … Continue reading

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Arthritis and Aging – Free Advice in Spanish from the National Institute on Aging and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Many older adults experience at least one type of arthritis. Whether it is osteoarthritis, gout, or rheumatoid arthritis, talk to your doctor about arthritis if you are experiencing ongoing joint pain or tenderness, joint swelling, joint stiffness, problems using or … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, March 23 to Friday, March 27

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español Education: Another voucher bill – for students with special needs – advancing in legislature (Chalkbeat Tennessee) While bills that would bring private school vouchers to Tennessee have made headlines this year, a more … Continue reading

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Proceedings from the 2014 Arthritis State of the Science Meeting now available!

The conference proceedings from the Arthritis State of the Science conference are now available through the NIDRR-funded Center for Enhancing Activity and Participation among Persons with Arthritis (ENACT) website. In April 2014, ENACT brought together leaders in the fields of … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, March 24 – Friday, March 28

Human Interest: Boston bombing survivor dances again (United Press International) A professional dancer who lost the lower part of her left leg in the Boston Marathon bombing about a year ago is the recipient of a prosthetic limb specially designed … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup Monday, Jan 6 – Friday Jan 10

Health: Chicago Tribune— Daily Pot Tied to Age of First Psychotic Episode In a study of adults who experienced psychosis for the first time, having smoked marijuana daily was linked to an earlier age of onset of the disorder, according … Continue reading

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