Gardening and Arthritis

In five short days, it will be spring!  Take advantage of the warmer weather, sunshine and longer days and spend time outside tending to your very own garden!  This article will provide you with gardening tips that will protect your joints while making the upkeep of a garden manageable and fun. 


Managing Your Health: The Benefits of Keeping a Personal Health Care Record

Being diagnosed with a chronic disease like a type of arthritis, lupus, or fibromyalgia can be overwhelming.  You might wonder what type of treatment program is the best for you, what medication you should be taking, or how to better understand your symptoms. Click here to learn more about keeping health care records and taking control of arthritis!

Arthritis Foundation Volunteers Take Their Message to Capitol Hill at the 2012 Advocacy Summit

On April 16-18, hundreds of people from across the United States will meet with members of Congress to educate them about arthritis and its devastating effects on the 50 million adults and 300,000 children with the disease.  Click here to learn more.

Not Your Typical Teen: 2012 Let’s Move Together Honoree Mathi’s story

My name is Mathi Willoughby.  I am 16 years old and was diagnosed with Polyarticular Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis at age 3. I have been in and out of physical therapy all my life, and currently attend twice a week. Click here to continue reading.


 Special Events

 2012 Spring "Let's Move Together" Pittsburgh Walk

The Arthritis Walk® is the signature fundraising event for the Arthritis Foundation. But it's not just an event, it's a celebration of year-round movement to help prevent and treat arthritis.
When you join us at the Arthritis Walk®, you're not moving alone-you are becoming part of a community looking to achieve better health and change lives at the same time.

June 2, 2012- Pittsburgh Arthritis Walk

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