Education

Arthritis Center of Nebraska believes patient education is a critical component in what we do. We provide a variety of resources about arthritis, osteoporosis and other autoimmune diseases and musculoskeletal conditions.

Self-Managing Fibromyalgia with Dr. Robert M. Valente

Self-Managing Fibromyalgia

Feb 16, 2017
One of the best ways to take care of your health if you have fibromyalgia is to take a proactive role in your own treatment – a process called self-management. Techniques and tips for feeling better were discussed at this Knowledge Night event.
Categorized in: Fibromyalgia
Gout: Crystal Clear Treatment with Dr. Rick C. Chatwell

Gout: Crystal Clear Treatment

Feb 16, 2017
Gout is highly treatable, but diagnosis and proper management is important. Medications are available to relieve acute pain and inflammation, helping to prevent future attacks. Learn about appropriate treatments and how gout can be controlled.
Categorized in: Gout
Managing the Symptoms of your Arthritic Condition

Managing the Symptoms of your Arthritic Condition

Mar 11, 2016
Anne Lorenz, APRN, hosted "Managing the Symptoms of your Arthritic Condition" during a free public seminar on Thursday, October 20, 2016. Arthritic conditions cannot be cured, but they can be managed to deliver the best quality of life possible. Anne discussed a variety of lifestyle management techniques…
Categorized in: Arthritis, Diagnosis / Treatments, Pain Management
Understanding the Differences Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis

Understanding the Differences Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis

Mar 11, 2016
Kristin Twidwell, PA-C, hosted "Understanding the Differences Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis" during a free public seminar on Thursday, November 17, 2016. Although rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis seem similar, they have key differences in symptoms and treatments. Kristin…
Categorized in: Osteoporosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis
New Treatments for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

New Treatments for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

Mar 11, 2016
Dr. Melvin Churchill hosted "New Treatments for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis" during a free public seminar on Thursday, September 15, 2016. The treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis has made substantial advancements recently. Dr. Churchill reviewed this illness and the newest products…
Categorized in: Diagnosis / Treatments, Psoriatic Arthritis
The Diversity of Vitamin D

The Diversity of Vitamin D

Mar 11, 2016
Heather Sorensen, APRN, hosted "The Diversity of Vitamin D" during a free public seminar on Thursday, August 18, 2016. Vitamin D can help in many different ways, from vitamin absorption to healthy bones and teeth, to disease prevention. Heather discussed the benefits of this vitamin and how to get…
Categorized in: Diagnosis / Treatments
Understanding the Rules and Regulations for Prescription Opioids

Understanding the Rules and Regulations for Prescription Opioids

Mar 11, 2016
Carol Havlat, APRN, hosted "Understanding the Rules and Regulations for Prescription Opioids" during a free public seminar on Thursday, June 16, 2016. When used properly, prescription opioids can be a great help in controlling pain. Carol Havlat discussed the benefits of these medications and how…
Categorized in: Diagnosis / Treatments

Should You be Taking a Holiday from Osteoporosis Therapy?

Mar 11, 2016
Dr. Robert Valente hosted "Should You be Taking a Holiday from Osteoporosis Therapy?" This free public seminar was held on May 19, 2016. In the treatment of osteoporosis, patients often take "holidays" or breaks from their medications. Dr. Valente discussed various viewpoints in the debate about holidays,…
Categorized in: Osteoporosis
Keeping Your Cartilage Safe From Osteoarthritis

Keeping your Cartilage Safe from Osteoarthritis

Mar 11, 2016
Dr. Rick Chatwell hosted "Keeping Your Cartilage Safe from Osteoarthritis" during a free public seminar on Thursday, April 21, 2016. He discussed the role cartilage plays in physical well-being, and the importance of protecting it against Osteoarthritis.
Categorized in: Osteoarthritis

What is Fibromyalgia?

May 29, 2015
Fibromyalgia syndrome is a common and chronic disorder characterized by widespread pain, diffuse tenderness, and a number of other symptoms. The word "fibromyalgia" comes from the Latin term for fibrous tissue (fibro) and the Greek ones for muscle (myo) and pain (algia). Although fibromyalgia…
Categorized in: Fibromyalgia