Arthritis

Whether the result of injury, arthritis or other condition, pain can have a direct impact on our ability to function. Find out how well you’re managing pain and to what degree it limits your daily activities by taking a short health assessment. In doing so, you’ll learn more about what specifically causes pain, the risk of recurrence and recommendations to reduce and prevent it. Take the quiz now >





Arthritis Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. Our programs provide information and outreach, physical activity and self-management services for people with arthritis and osteoporosis. For more information, please call the North Jersey Regional Arthritis Center toll free at 1-877-973-6500; to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

Chambers Center for Well Being
The Chambers Center for Well Being can help you develop a personal plan for a healthier lifestyle. Through lectures, classes and therapeutic services, we’ll show you how stress management, proper dietary balance and increased exercise can improve your overall well-being – mind, body and spirit. View a full list of classes, services and related fees or call 908-598-7997.


Arthritis Articles

Exercising With Rheumatoid Arthritis

THURSDAY, Sept. 20, 2018 -- Different from osteoarthritis, which is the wear-and-tear breakdown of joint cartilage experienced over time, rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is an autoimmune disease that causes both pain and intense fatigue.

When you're in the throes of a flare, exercise may seem like mission impossible and you might be advised to rest until it passes. But exercise is an essential part of an overall treatment plan to ease RA symptoms and improve mobility. Aim for a weekly routine that includes stretching, cardio and strength training.

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A new approach to preventing gout attacks looks promising for people not already helped by existing treatments.

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Having a type of inflammatory arthritis called gout may worsen heart-related outcomes for people being treated for coronary artery disease, according to new research.

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Women who were regularly exposed to secondhand smoke as children might be at slightly increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis, a new study hints.

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Heart disease is a leading cause of death in patients with the autoimmune illness lupus. Now, research suggests high-tech scans can spot cardiac issues early.

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