Rheumatology

 

Benjamin Nowell, PhD: Mindfulness Program for Patients With Rheumatic Disease

June 08, 2021

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.

Give It 60 Seconds

June 01, 2021

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.

CreakyJoints Espanol Strives to Close the Gap in Healthcare Disparities

May 25, 2021

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.

Many Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis Struggle to Engage in Physical Activity

May 13, 2021

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.

Caring for Caregivers

May 12, 2021

Caregivers are a rheumatologist's most important allies. Learn the warning signs of caregiver burnout and how to combat the symptoms. Remember: their health is prerequisite to patient care.