People with rheumatic diseases are at higher risk for complications if they get the flu. So, while it’s important every year to get the flu vaccine, this year it is […]
Victoria Ruffing, RN, BC-Rheumatology
Sleep problems can occur in patients with psoriatic arthritis. While there are unfortunately many causes of these problems, there are also many solutions. In this video, Victoria Ruffing, RN, BC, the director of patient education at Johns Hopkins Rheumatology, discusses ways to combat sleeplessness and feel more restful throughout the day.
While corticosteroids are a great tool for decreasing inflammation and allergic reactions, some patients may experience side effects. It is important to communicate with your doctor about any negative effects that you may experience. In this video, Dr. Rebecca Manno explains what to look out for while taking corticosteroids.
There are many benefits to taking corticosteroids for arthritis pain, and they can be prescribed in administered in several ways: oral, intravenous (IV), topical, inhaled, or injection. In this video, Dr. Rebecca Manno explains what corticosteroids are, how they’re prescribed, and the benefits of taking them.