Physical Activity; A Great Pain Reliever for Arthritis

Aynsley Anderson

Do you have Arthritis? Join the other 50 million people in the United States who have one of the many forms of Arthritis. It is important for those with Arthritis to know that exercise is a safe and effective pain reliever and self-management tool. Talk with your health care professional ...

The Northeast Kansas Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation raises awareness and money through several events.

Jane Harris

Over the past six years, the Northeast Kansas Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation has raised not only money, but awareness, through several events held in Lawrence, KS. The two signature events,the Walk for Arthritis & the Jingle Bell Run, are Spring and Winter events that get you (& your dog) ...

Lawrence walk to raise awareness about arthritis — a disease that affects 1 in 3 adults

Karrey Britt

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=illnWGwxNfg Let’s Move Together! The sixth annual [Lawrence Arthritis Walk][1] will be May 7 in South Park. The event raises awareness and money for the [Arthritis Foundation][2], which funds research, health education and advocacy initiatives. Health professionals say the best prevention and treatment for arthritis is MOVING. Did you know? ...

Lawrence Arthritis Walk's hero describes life with debilitating illness

Karrey Britt

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2011/may/07/213477/ Sixteen-year-old Elaney Pickering was honored Saturday morning during the sixth annual Lawrence Arthritis Walk in South Park. Elaney was diagnosed with [juvenile rheumatoid arthritis][1] at age 8. The first symptom was a swollen finger that she couldn’t move. A few months later, she started hobbling on a swollen ankle. ...

Lawrence doctor to give free presentation tonight about arthritis, treatments

Karrey Britt

http://wellcommons.com/users/kbritt/photos/2011/jun/20/215879/ A free presentation will be given about arthritis at 6 p.m. today, June 29, at the Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Dr. Richard Wendt and Monica Blanton-Birzer, physician assistant, both of [OrthoKansas][1], will talk about the causes and symptoms of arthritis as well as arthritis treatment options, including joint ...

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