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.

Dr. Rick Chatwell: Oh, my aching joints!

Oh, my aching joints! Could it be Osteoarthritis or RA?

May 15, 2014
Dr. Rick Chatwell discusses the difference between osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. He also explains symptoms and treatments for these prevalent diseases.1:02:01
Categorized in: Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dr. Valente: Arthritis in your head

Arthritis that really is in your head!

Apr 17, 2014
Our board certified rheumatologist discusses how polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) and giant cell arthritis can play havoc with your head, neck, and shoulders and why early detection and treatment are crucial to managing these diseases. 39:58
Categorized in: Arthritis

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…
Categorized in: Diagnosis / Treatments

Discussing SLE (Lupus)

Apr 17, 2014
I am particularly interested in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, an autoimmune disease that occurs when the body's tissues are attacked by its own immune system. Systemic lupus erythematosus is also known as the great mimic. This disease can affect almost any organ in the body, not just the joints. Because…
Categorized in: Lupus

Discussing Fibromyalgia

Apr 17, 2014
I am frequently asked to distinguish between arthritis conditions and chronic pain related to fibromyalgia. Learning more about fibromyalgia (FM) will help patients cope with their pain. What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia just means "I hurt all over, and I have hurt…
Categorized in: Fibromyalgia

Understanding Gout

Apr 17, 2014
For centuries Gout has been inaccurately portrayed as the "disease of kings," because gout has long been associated with the kind of overindulgence in food and wine that only the rich and powerful could afford. But the fact is that anyone can be affected…
Categorized in: Gout