Q: Can glucosamine and chondroitin prevent joint cartilage from wearing down?
Q: I’ve heard about new “biologic” therapies for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. How do these medicines work?
Q: Are there certain foods that can prevent arthritis flare-ups? And is it true that eating vegetables like tomatoes and potatoes can actually aggravate arthritis?
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Healthfinder.gov tool’s page on arthritis. Includes FAQs and an overview of the types of arthritis with resource treatment options.
Medline’s page on Arthritis, discussing types and symptoms with links to various resources for treatment and interactive tools.
Physician’s resource website about rheumatology includes news, resources and research articles.
AAOS landing page with resources to all topics regarding musculoskeletal health.
Aetna InteliHealth page on Arthritis and Osteoarthritis and relevant resources.
Main site for alternative medicine including acupuncture, dietary supplements, herbs, massage techniques and other non-traditional medical practices.
NIAMS landing page with search for conditions in the health index and related resources.