NERA Blog

Lifestyle Choices & Osteoarthritis
February 12, 2019

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and has been deemed  the “wear and tear” arthritis due to its…

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Life with Lupus
January 28, 2019

According to the Lupus Foundation of America, approximately 1.5 million Americans have some form of lupus, with about 16,000 new cases…

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What is Polymyalgia Rheumatica?
January 16, 2019

Muscle pain and stiffness, party of one. Name? Polymyalgia Rheumatica. Polymyalgia Rheumatica, often times referred to as PMR, is an inflammatory…

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Can Your Shoe Choice Help or Hurt Your OA Symptoms?
December 21, 2018

If you’re among the millions struggling with osteoarthritis (OA) pain, your shoe choice can have a big impact when it comes…

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Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis
December 13, 2018

I knew for months that something was wrong, but just could not bring myself to visit the doctor. Constant swelling and…

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New Treatment Options on the Horizon for PMR
November 30, 2018

Although it sounds like a science fiction term, Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) is actually an inflammatory disorder that causes muscle pain and…

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Myth and Truth: What you need to know about gout
November 7, 2018

When you think of gout, what image comes to mind? A paunchy nobleman, indulging in too much wine and rich food?…

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ankylosing spondylitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis 101
October 30, 2018

Ankylosing…What? That was my response when the doctor diagnosed me with Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) five years ago. After months of severe…

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Don’t Dread the Cold: Tips to enjoy the season with Osteoarthritis
October 19, 2018

As the temperatures quickly drop with the approach of fall, your sense of dread rises. Thinking about icy wind hitting your…

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October 12 is World Arthritis Day: Research for possible new treatment options is underway
October 5, 2018

Local physicians are evaluating new cutting-edge options for patients with arthritis.   BRIDGEPORT, CT – Arthritis impacts the lives of millions…

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