arthritis pain

Answering common questions about arthritis

Posted on August 11, 2016

When you were young, you may have heard your grandmother complain about the ache in her hands as “her arthritis acting up.” These days, you may be feeling its effects yourself. How much do you know about the condition? Arthritis is common in the United States — more than 50 million Americans have the condition, … »


Easing the pain of osteoarthritis

Posted on February 1, 2016

Osteoarthritis is a joint disease that mostly affects cartilage. Cartilage is the slippery tissue that covers the ends of bones in a joint. Healthy cartilage allows bones to glide over each other. It also helps absorb shock of movement. In osteoarthritis, the top layer of cartilage breaks down and wears away. This allows bones under … »


Ask an Expert: Are Pain Relievers Bad for You?

Posted on May 6, 2015

Are pain relievers actually bad for you? There are a lot of conflicting claims about them in the media.


Erlanger welcomes new rheumatologist

Posted on August 20, 2014

Erlanger welcomes Dr. Jayne Crowe, rheumatologist, to the practice of University Rheumatology Associates. Dr. Crowe received her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and doctorate of medicine from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Penn.