Rheumatology Network sat down for an interview with Benjamin Nowell, PhD, in partnership with CreakyJoints, to discuss the Healthy Mind Healthy You study, which assessed 2 mindfulness programs of varying lengths, designed for people with rheumatic disease, and compared the results.
Healthy movement plays a critical role in the treatment of rheumatic disease because it can strengthen the muscles around the effected joints, aid in bone loss decrease, and improve joint lubrication which helps to decrease stiffness and improve pain.
Rheumatology Network sat down with Daniel Hernandez, MD, and Shilpa Venkatachalam, PhD, MPH, of CreakyJoints to highlight health disparities in marginalized communities and introduce their exciting new venture, CreakyJoints Espanol.
Recent analysis indicated that a rheumatoid arthritis (RA) diagnosis pervaded every facet of a patient’s perception of physical activity (PA), both as motivators and as hinderances. These results may be helpful in ultimately creating a PA strategy that can support each individual and improve clinical practice.