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.

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

Arthritis Resources Put You in Control

Apr 19, 2018
Always remember that YOU are the most important member of your care team. In addition to our Ask the A-Team presentations, the information below can take you a long way toward understanding your arthritis and living better! Mayo Clinic All three of our physicians have received specialty…
Categorized in: Arthritis, Gout
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

Symptoms of Arthritis

May 29, 2015
Different types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases have different signs and symptoms. In general, people who have arthritis feel pain and stiffness in the joints. Some of the more common symptoms are listed in the below. Early diagnosis and treatment…
Categorized in: 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
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 21, 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
Dr. Valente: Arthritis in your head

Arthritis that really is in your head!

Apr 18, 2014
Dr. Robert Valente 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