Research / Articles
- Pilot Study: Working with Inflammatory Arthritis - A Rheumful of Tips.
- Metal on metal hip implant risks ‘unique’ - CBC. news – January 18, 2013.
- Rheumatoid Arthritis: Scientists Discover a Cell-Signalling Pathway That May Lead to New Treatment - Time – Healthland – May 25, 2012.
- New program helps modify homes for seniors, people with disabilities – The Now – February 16, 2012.
- New Simulator Helps Hip Replacement Patients Get Back on the Road - February 22, 2012.
- Abnormal Chromosome Damage Discovered in Knee Osteoarthritis Patients - Arthritis Research U.K. – January 16, 2012.
- He’s One Hip Researcher – Surrey/North Delta Leader – October 24, 2011.
- Seeing Aging Through Youthful Eyes - Boeing engineers experience what it’s like to age. The simulator suit they are instructed to wear restricts movement. Add in pain with the movement and the experience is similar to living life with rheumatoid arthritis.
- The high cost of arthritis – Arthritis Costs In the Billions – The Sudbury Star – October 28, 2011.
- Why the Bleep Do We Swear? For Pain Relief - “There is a catch, though.”
- Who fired the “bouncer”? Some promising research news, as reported in Science Daily.
- Baby Boomers: The Next Arthritis Generation in The Vancouver Sun – September 29, 2011.
- Cheers! In moderation. Alcohol Can Lessen the Pain of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
For More Information
- Arthritis Joint Health and Knowledge Translation Research Program at the University of British Columbia. “Knowledge Translation” – I like that term. This program is looking at understanding how people make treatment decisions and how digital media is affecting the uptake of effective treatment. Keep up to date and subscribe to Arthritis in Touch or follow them on Twitter.
- Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability. Covering Pain Management, Workforce and Research, this organization works hard to provide encouragement, information, research and resources to people living with chronic pain and to those who interact with them. Their active and interactive Twitter account is @CIRPD.
- HealthSkills - Highly approachable, knowledgeable and generous, Bronnie, is a one talented woman. She is an occupational therapist and an educator at the University of Otago and the Otago Polytechnic, who provides invaluable information for occupational therapists, and anyone suffering from chronic pain.
- Andersen, Lene. Your Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis – Tools for Managing Treatment, Side-Effects and Pain.
- Koehn, Cheryl, Palmer, Taysha and Esdaile, John, M.D. Rheumatoid Arthritis – Plan to Win. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
- 22 Best Rheumatoid Arthritis Blogs of 2012, as awarded by Healthline.com.
- Meet Lene Andersen, whom I’ve blogged about here. Not only has she gifted me (and you) with a guest post, but she has published an article at Health Central entitled Everyday Life and RA: 10 Resources to Make it Easier.