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.

4 Tips for Self-Managing Arthritis Pain

Sep 21, 2020
Unfortunately, arthritis can mean living with pain. Fortunately, you can manage it. Here are four tips for self-managing your arthritis pain: 1) Take Your Meds After all, that’s what they’re there for. Prescription or over-the-counter medications recommended by your…
Categorized in: Arthritis, Pain Management
Rheumatic Diseases Don't Stop During a Pandemic

Rheumatic diseases don't stop during a pandemic.

May 15, 2020
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Categorized in: Ankylosing Spondylitis, Arthritis, COVID, Diagnosis / Treatments, Fibromyalgia, Gout, Lupus, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Pain Management, Psoriatic Arthritis, Raynaud’s Phenomenon, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogren’s Syndrome

Should I See a Rheumatologist For My Joint Pain?

Aug 15, 2018
If you have pain in your joints or bones that is affecting your quality of life, and your primary care provider has been unable to figure out what is causing that pain, it may be time to make an appointment with a rheumatologist. William Saalfeld, DNP, APRN-NP discusses the field of rheumatology…
Categorized in: Pain Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Foods & Exercises to Reduce Your Arthritis Pain

Aug 15, 2018
The pain and discomfort of arthritis can have a big effect of your quality of life. A good exercise program and a healthy diet have been shown to increase your mobility and provide medication free pain relief. There are foods to avoid that can increase inflammation and there are even certain foods…
Categorized in: Arthritis, Pain Management
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

Arthritis: Managing pain and mobility

May 29, 2015
Pain is the way your body tells you that something is wrong. Most types of arthritis cause pain in your joints. You might have trouble moving around. Some kinds of arthritis can affect different parts of your body. So, along with pain in your joints, you may: •…
Categorized in: Arthritis, Pain Management

Living well with chronic pain

May 29, 2015
Acute Pain We all know the pain we experience when we cut our finger. We are suddenly alerted that there is body damage. Our muscles tense as we jerk back our arm from the sharp edge that cut our finger. We may wave our…
Categorized in: Pain Management
Dr. Robert Valente discusses greater trochanteric pain

Greater trochanteric area pain is more than a pain in the rump!

Mar 23, 2015
As part of the 2015 Knowledge Night Learning Series, our Board Certified Rheumatologist hosted the presentation, "Greater trochanteric area pain is more than a pain in the rump!" This common syndrome affects the area of the upper thigh. It's also commonly referred to as: Greater Trochanteric…
Categorized in: Pain Management