Arthritis

Whether the result of injury, arthritis or other condition, pain can have a direct impact on our ability to function. Find out how well you’re managing pain and to what degree it limits your daily activities by taking a short health assessment. In doing so, you’ll learn more about what specifically causes pain, the risk of recurrence and recommendations to reduce and prevent it. Take the quiz now >





Arthritis Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available.

Arthritis Support Group
Arthritis patients can receive mutual education and encouragement.
Fourth Tuesday of every month; 10:30 to 11:30am
Atlantic Health Pavilion, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
This group meets from March through December.
For more information, please call 973-831-5367.


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Exercising With Rheumatoid Arthritis

THURSDAY, Sept. 20, 2018 -- Different from osteoarthritis, which is the wear-and-tear breakdown of joint cartilage experienced over time, rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is an autoimmune disease that causes both pain and intense fatigue.

When you're in the throes of a flare, exercise may seem like mission impossible and you might be advised to rest until it passes. But exercise is an essential part of an overall treatment plan to ease RA symptoms and improve mobility. Aim for a weekly routine that includes stretching, cardio and strength training.

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