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Dec 7, 2017

Live Well: Gift Ideas for Those with Arthritis

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The holidays are fast approaching and chances are you are scouring malls and online stores to find the perfect gift for friends and family. Finding that special present for someone with arthritis may be a bit more of a struggle. You wrestle with the need to get them something practical and the desire to get […]

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Nov 20, 2017

Does the Weather Affect Arthritis?

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For many arthritis patients, cold weather can lead to joint pain. We have all heard the old wives tales and everyone has that uncle who can feel the storm approaching in his knee. But can the weather truly worsen arthritis pain and stiffness? Weather sensitivity. There is some research that backs your uncle’s claims, but […]

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Nov 10, 2017

Live Well: How to Survive the Holidays with Arthritis

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The holiday season is officially upon us! For most this means family, friends, baking and shopping. However, for someone with arthritis this time of year can be hard. It is harder to enjoy this time of year when simple things such as decorating or gift giving can difficult, exhausting and even painful. Having arthritis doesn’t […]

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Oct 19, 2017

What Causes Sjogrens Syndrome?

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Sjogrens Syndrome is a chronic autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation in various areas of the body, but most often affects the exocrine glands that produce tears and salvia. Patients with this disorder often complain of dry eyes and mouth, but unfortunately there is much more to this disease than dryness. Because it is an autoimmune […]

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Oct 11, 2017

Live Well: How to Support your Partner after an Arthritis Diagnosis

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The best medicine after receiving an arthritis diagnosis can be a strong and healthy relationship’s support. Studies show that arthritis patients in a contented relationship had less pain and psychological disability. So how can you support your companion and keep your partnership strong? Try these tips to help improve a struggling relationship, or further strengthen […]

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Sep 21, 2017

Live Well: 7 Tips That Will Keep you Gardening

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Stress relief, sunshine, a sense of accomplishment, fresh air—these are just some of the many benefits from gardening. Unfortunately, if you suffer from arthritis, your favorite hobby can become your worst enemy. Simply carrying essential tools or moving between beds can be a challenge. Don’t let arthritis pain force you to give up your green […]

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Sep 15, 2017

Introducing Dr. Daniel DeLo

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Carolina Arthritis is extremely excited to welcome Dr. Daniel DeLo to our team. Dr. DeLo was raised in Morgantown, West Virginia and received his undergraduate and medical degrees from West Virginia University. He’s comfortable treating a wide variety of rheumatology issues, but has a special interest in autoimmune diseases such as gout, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic […]

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Aug 24, 2017

How to Treat Golfers’ Vasculitis

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It’s the end of summer and we are quickly approaching fall in Southeastern North Carolina. As the heat wave subsides and the cool of fall creeps in, the golf courses will be in full swing. We all know how important it is to stay active, which is why it can be disheartening when an illness […]

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Aug 15, 2017

Live Well: 5 Techniques to Help Manage Arthritis Pain Naturally

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When it comes to treating arthritis pain, there is “no one size fits all” treatment. While there are a number of medications available to help manage arthritis pain, often times the best treatment is a combination of methods. A plan that includes medication and natural therapies are usually the best technique for coping arthritis pain. We […]

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Jul 26, 2017

How to Prepare for a Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

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How to Prepare for a Musculoskeletal Ultrasound If you suffer from arthritis, then you know all too well that much of your precious time is spent at medical offices. The good news? If you have an upcoming musculoskeletal ultrasound appointment you’re in for one of your shortest visits. To get you in and out as […]

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