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.

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
The Evolution of RA Treatments with Melvin Churchill

The Evolution of RA Treatments

Feb 16, 2017
Biologics and other treatments have revolutionized the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Find out what has changed and learn about the latest treatment options.
Categorized in: Rheumatoid Arthritis
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
Dr. Chatwell: Could my swollen joints be Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Could my swollen joints be Rheumatoid Arthritis?

May 26, 2015
Rheumatoid arthritis can lead to swollen and painful joints, and even affect other body organs. Learn about symptoms and treatment for this chronic disease.38:22
Categorized in: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Baby, It's Cold Outside!  Kristin A. Twidwell, PA-C

Baby, it’s cold outside!

Mar 23, 2015
Kristin Twidwell, PA-C, hosted "Baby, it's cold outside!'" during a free public seminar on Thursday, November 19, 2015. Cold temps and weather changes can negatively impact people dealing with arthritis. This seminar discussed ways to ease aching joints when weather comes calling, including treatments…
Categorized in: Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis
Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis comparison

A comparison of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis

Mar 23, 2015
This video compares and contrasts osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, which combined account for 95 percent of doctor’s office visits for arthritis. Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is caused by a breakdown of cartilage, leading to joint pain and stiffness. Rheumatoid arthritis,…
Categorized in: Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dr. Rick Chatwell: Oh, my aching joints!

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

May 16, 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