Archive for Tag: arthritis

Quantitation of Thermography in Arthritis Using Multi-Isothermal Analysis

Thermography can be used for the assessment of joint involvement in inflammatory arthritis. Modem thermographic apparatus allows temperature to be measured to within 0-2°C. and simultaneously records the areas involved. It has been demonstrated that thermographic changes in skin temperature over areas of chronic inflammation properly reflect changes in other chemical and...

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Arthritis: Self-directed Exercise Program Shows Benefits

A self-directed exercise program can improve the symptoms of arthritis, a new study shows. After 12 weeks, participants in the First Step to Active Health program showed significant improvements in lower body strength, functional exercise capacity, lower body flexibility, pain, fatigue, stiffness, and arthritis management self-efficacy. “This program adds...

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