People with ankylosing spondylitis have low dislocation rate after hip replacement

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ankylosing spondylitis hip replacement, ankylosing spondylitis hip op, dislocation rate, hip surgeryDislocations after total hip replacement in people with ankylosing spondylitis were infrequent and less than expected at 20-year follow-up, according to findings presented at a meeting of surgeons in the US. Continue reading

Link between arthritis flares and reduced exercise found using wearable technology

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Education and support for Spanish speakers available on CreakyJoints Español

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arthritis Spain, arthritis spanish, arthritis resource, creakyjoints, arthritis supportCreakyJoints, a digital arthritis community for people with arthritis and caregivers worldwide, recently launched CreakyJoints Español (www.creakyjoints.org.es), a new website for Spanish-speaking people who seek arthritis education, support, activism, and patient-centred research. Continue reading

Inflammatory disease linked to depression and anxiety

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Higher levels of depression and anxiety are experienced by people with inflammatory disease, particularly those who are younger, says research in the Annals of the Rheumatic Disease. Continue reading

Inflammatory forms of arthritis often have a negative impact on sex life

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arthritis and sex, arthritis sex life, arthritis sex pain, arthritis digest, arthritis supportIt isn’t surprising but is rarely discussed… inflammatory forms of arthritis can have a negative impact on sex life. Continue reading

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