News From Central Pennsylvania
She has the X-rays to prove it - two hip replacement surgeries before the age of 36. Today, Raeann Hanlon has one goal – to walk a mile at the 2013 Johnstown Arthritis Walk. Click here to read about her journey with arthritis.
Tai Chi is an ancient practice proven to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical well-being. The Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program, developed by Dr. Paul Lam, uses gentle Sun-style tai chi routines that are safe, easy to learn and suitable for every fitness level. Click here to learn the benefits of tai chi and to learn about classes near you.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is joint damage that has been caused by ongoing localized trauma (injury) to the joint. It is the typical arthritis people start to feel as they begin to enter middle age. It can also occur in young individuals often following an injury. Click here to learn about arthritis pain and a new program being offered by the Arthritis Foundation for pain management.
Have you checked out the Arthritis Foundation Advocacy Summit blog? Click here to read about Tonya and Amy's experience and what it is like to have your voice be heard on Capitol Hill!