Tag Archives: arthritis

An Apple a Day

Artist and blogger Jenna Visscher has been painting apples for a cause—finding a cure for her disease, ankylosing spondylitis, the most overlooked cause of persistent back pain in young adults. ... More

Medical Breakthroughs: Past and Present

Throughout its long history, the Saturday Evening Post magazine has featured breakthrough advances in medicine and science that revolutionize health care and transform people’s lives, helping them live longer, happier lives. ... More
Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

To E.J.: Osteoarthritis (OA) is often associated with aging and may also have a genetic component. It occurs when cartilage in the joints breaks down and causes pain. OA is irreversible and treated with pain killers such as Tylenol, ibuprofen, Celebrex, and others. Injections into the joint or joint replacement surgery may be indicated in […] ... More