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.

Walking with a cane

Using a cane

Mar 23, 2015
This short video provides instructions and a demonstration of the proper use of a cane. A cane should be used in the hand opposite of the problem. Choosing the proper height and type of cane is also important.1:03
Categorized in: Diagnosis / Treatments
Adaptive Aids for Arthritis

Adaptive aids for Arthritis

Mar 23, 2015
These slides from a presentation by Dr. Alan Jacobs cover the purpose and use of a variety of aids such as canes, walkers, splints and braces.2:20
Categorized in: Arthritis, Diagnosis / Treatments
Do Infections Cause Arthritis?

Do infections cause arthritis?

Mar 23, 2015
Board Certified Rheumatologist, Dr. Melvin Churchill, hosted "Do infections cause arthritis?" This free public seminar was held September 17, 2015. Reactive arthritis is caused by an infection elsewhere in the body. Symptoms often include swelling and pain in the joints of knees, ankles, and feet,…
Categorized in: Arthritis, Diagnosis / Treatments
Heather Sorensen: How Lifestyle Affects Arthritis

When it comes to treating arthritis, think outside the (pill) box!

Nov 20, 2014
Heather A. Sorensen, APRN, examines the importance of weight control, nutrition, exercise, stretching, and flexibility in managing arthritis.1:07:51
Categorized in: Arthritis, Diagnosis / Treatments
Anne Lorenz: What do lab results mean?

What do lab results mean?

Oct 16, 2014
Anne Lorenz, APRN, discusses why blood tests are instrumental for diagnosis and treatment plans.30:00
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Discussing Injection Therapy

Apr 17, 2014
What is Injection Therapy and the advantages? There are clear advantages of local treatments like injection therapy over systemic treatment like oral pain medications in pain management. Injections are often the only…
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