Foot and Ankle Arthritis

Some foot and ankle conditions have misconceptions that are commonly held by the general public. For example: Plantar warts are not caused by frogs, toads, or any other amphibian. Bunions are … [Read more...]

4 Tips for Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis

The pain and discomfort of rheumatoid arthritis can become a regular part of life. While medications and treatments can have a significant effect on reducing these symptoms, there is unfortunately no … [Read more...]

4 Common Arthritis Myths You Need to Know

Myths and urban legends exist all around us, and university towns are definitely no exception. There’s the longtime legend at Indiana University that the library is slowly sinking due to an overload … [Read more...]

Show Clout Against Gout

There is no question that the effects of gout can throw a huge wrench into someone’s weekly routine. Nothing like waking up in the middle of the night with searing toe pain to take all the wind out of … [Read more...]

The Different Forms of Arthritis in the Feet

Arthritis is kind of like ice cream. OK, bear with us here. They are similar in that when someone mentions either, you most likely conjure one image in your mind of what it is. However, that’s not … [Read more...]

Taking Care of Feet in Your Golden Years

By the time you’ve reached your senior years, your feet have likely taken quite the journey. The average 80-year-old will have taken well over 200 million steps, and most assuredly not all of them … [Read more...]

Is Surgery the Best Option for RA?

If you are looking for some new mittens or gloves for the coming winter, time is running out to pick up some locally crafted pairs at the By Hand Gallery. The gallery is showcasing warm apparel, also … [Read more...]

Rheumatoid Arthritis Toll from Toe to Ankle

The 27th Annual Indianapolis Jingle Bell Run/Walk is coming up on December 12th. It’s only a good hour away from Bloomington, and you still have time to plan your holiday costume, get jingle bells for … [Read more...]

The Inside Battle of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Thanksgiving is coming soon, and most who celebrate this day will have a warm, fulfilling meal with their families—some of whom they might not have seen all year! For some families with more strained … [Read more...]

Exercise and Aching Joints

Exercise and arthritis seem like two things that should not go together, like peanut butter and salsa or pinkie toes and end tables. If you have aching joints that aren’t what they used to be, why … [Read more...]