Tag Archives: osteoarthritis

Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for May 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. NIDILRR-funded Research: Aquatic exercise therapy for people with Parkinson disease: A randomized controlled trial (J75815) (English). This article describes a study that evaluated … Continue reading

Posted in Respuestas a las Preguntas | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Answer Queue | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, April 28 – Friday, May 2

Human Interest: Soldier who lost leg in Afghanistan vowed ‘I will return.’ This is what it took to get back. (The Washington Post) Following a leg injury sustained by a roadside bomb that resulted in amputation, a US Army soldier … Continue reading

Posted in Weekly News Roundup | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Publications, Weekly News Roundup | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Opportunities to Participate: ENACT is Currently Enrolling for Three Research Studies for People with Arthritis or Other Rheumatic Conditions

The Center for Enhancing Activity and Participation among Persons with Arthritis (ENACT) is currently enrolling participants for three arthritis research studies in Massachusetts.  Interested individuals may be eligible if they have:  knee osteoarthritis with knee pain; concerns about employment due … Continue reading

Posted in Research Study | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

May is Arthritis Awareness Month

Arthritis refers to joint inflammation. It can be caused by more than 100 rheumatic diseases and conditions that affect joints, joint tissue, and other connective tissues.  An estimated 22% of adults or about 50 million people ages 18 or older … Continue reading

Posted in Event, Organization, Website | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment