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.

Rheumatic Diseases Don't Stop During a Pandemic

Rheumatic diseases don't stop during a pandemic.

May 15, 2020
Important message about coronavirus Office Hours During Covid-19 Monday through Friday: 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM?We will resume regular business hours upon notice (TBD). Your Medication If you’re wondering about your regular medications in regard to coronavirus,…
Categorized in: Ankylosing Spondylitis, Arthritis, Diagnosis / Treatments, Fibromyalgia, Gout, Lupus, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Pain Management, Psoriatic Arthritis, Raynaud’s Phenomenon, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogren’s Syndrome
What can DEXA do for you with Kristin A. Twidwell PA-C

What can DEXA do for you?

Feb 16, 2017
Bone-density measurement is quick and painless. The most accurate test is called a dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scan. Find out who should have the exam, how often you should have it repeated, and most importantly, how to interpret and understand your results.
Categorized in: Diagnosis / Treatments
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
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

What your ACN Infusion Center wants you to know about Infusion visits

Apr 29, 2015
1. Our infusion nurses have over 85 years of combined nursing experience!! Wow! We are very proud of our nursing team; they are a wealth of nursing knowledge and skill. 2. We have drinks and snacks, all free of charge for our patients... 3. ... And wi-fi/internet capabilities! And…
Categorized in: Diagnosis / Treatments

What your ACN laboratory wants you to know about lab work

Apr 27, 2015
What your ACN laboratory wants you to know about lab work: 1. Our lab staff has a combined 110 years of experience! (Whoah, that's A LOT! No wonder we are so good!)2. If you're squeamish or feel faint, don't be a tough guy, let US know!!3. Drink plenty of water before a lab draw.…
Categorized in: Diagnosis / Treatments

When you see a NP or PA

Apr 13, 2015
What your nurse practitioner (NP) and physician assistant (PA) want you to know about seeing them in the office: You can call us by our first name. We like it! If you have an appointment with a NP or PA, we can do: Injections Prescriptions Education,…
Categorized in: Diagnosis / Treatments
Dr. Melvin Churchill: Ultrasound Guided Needle Injections

Getting a closer look with Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Mar 23, 2015
Board-certified rheumatologist Dr. Melvin Churchill discusses the benefits of ultrasound-guided needle diagnostic approaches to joints. Musculoskeletal ultrasound allows doctors to examine the dynamics of the anatomy with more accuracy and comfort than with previous techniques.23:44
Categorized in: Diagnosis / Treatments