Dr. George Stojan with the Johns Hopkins Lupus Center discusses the myth that Lupus causes widespread pain.
While there’s no cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis yet, there are many preventative medications. They range from oral pills to injections that can be done at home or by a doctor, which are working for many people who have been diagnosed. All these different treatment options can help patients achieve their goals and stay healthy and functional. In this video, Dr. Laura Cappelli, a physician at the Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center, discusses the different treatment options for Rheumatoid arthritis.
Treatment, a healthy lifestyle, and moderate exercise are key to getting back to normal after a diagnosis of Scleroderma Associated Myopathy. In the last episode of this five-part video series, Dr. Julie Paik, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Rheumatology, explains how remission is possible in patients with this disease.
Exercise, eating well, and speaking openly with a rheumatologist can help prevent flares and strengthen joints. In our final episode on Rheumatoid Arthritis, Dr. Uzma Haque, a physician at the Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center, talks about the dangers of elimination diets and the benefits of stretching and exercise.
There are many herbs and supplements that have been found to be beneficial in curbing arthritis pain, however, you should always be mindful of the potential risks and side effects. In this video, Dr. Dana DiRenzo discusses the different complementary and alternative medicines that may be beneficial to a patient with psoriatic arthritis.
Vasculitis is when blood vessels become inflamed due to your body attacking the blood vessel by mistake. This can cause fevers, fatigue, weight loss, and overall pain.
Dr. Eric J. Gapud, physician and Vasculitis Center Director of Research, explains what vasculitis is and different ways it effects the body.