Johns Hopkins Arthritis Presents: A Case of Reactive Arthritis
Arthritis from MedicineNet
Scleroderma Sites to Surf!
Surviving Scleroderma Website
Ten Benefits of Having Arthritis
David Jacobson's Healthy Humorous Home Page
Laughter, It's the Best Medicine
The Duck Tape Club - If you're sitting there saying "What?" or "Why?" go on over and find out (take your teenager with you to explain it). And don't forget to check this year's promwear. This site is great!
The Tug Boat - This is AMAZING! It takes a long time to load (I'm on a dial-up, 56K), but it's worth it to see what a "bad day on the river" can really mean.
IK Puppet - This is cool! High-tech puppet to play with. Make sure you've got some time to kill before you head over, it's very addictive.
Total Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement Information
A Real "Hip" Page
Total Knee Replacement
of Arthritis from a Chinese Medical Perspective
Personal Health Zone: Arthritis Articles
Alternative Medicine Links
Foundation - Alternative Search
Alternative Medicine Focus
Alternative Medicine- Arthritis
Library Alternative Medicine
Journey of Hearts
"...A healing place in cyberspace - a website for anyone who has ever experienced a loss. A place for enhancing physical and mental well-being..."
with Arthritis in Its Many Forms
General Arthritis Sites
A Sibling's Site - 15 year old Rebecca created this site to honor the emotions, feelings, and experiences of the brothers and sisters of chronically ill children. Families with ill children become ill as a whole, due to no fault of the sick child. Never-the-less, the fact that the family is sick becomes trying not only for the parents and the ill child, but for any other children in the family unit.
Destination RX: Free Drug Locator - Ever had a time when you had to decide between paying for your meds and paying the water bill? Ever wished you get them for free? Maybe you can...
Arthritis Resources - information on arthritis pain relief, fibromyalgia pain relief, arthritis medicine, magnetic therapy and unbiased arthritis information.
ID Agora: The Invisible Disabilities Agora
"/living with an invisible disability - or ID - can be a huge challenge! Hopefully these pages will help you cope with that challenge."
"...an Assistive Technology related web site for people with a disability who find operating a computer difficult, maybe even impossible. AbilityHub is a firm starting point for finding
information concerning Assistive Technology..."
International Society of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions
"...a non profit scientific society whose mission is to enhance the knowledge of the interactions between tissues and organs coordinating in the function of the musculoskeletal system..."
Anybody want to save a few bucks? Trying to live on a budget? Here are some sites that give great tips and tricks on getting the most bang for your buck:
Tightwad Central - is dedicated to consumer economics empowerment. THE source for conserving financial resources and building fiscal strength and discipline. Money Secrets. Savings. Frugality. Freebies.
The Dollar Stretcher: Your Weekly Resource for Simple Living
Frugal Living @ about.com: with Pat Veretto - saving money on everything from appliances to utilites
FrugalFun.com: More Frugal Fun Resources on this Site - Archives of (and sign-up form for) the Monthly Frugal Fun Tipsheet, book excerpts from The Penny-Pinching Hedonist: How to Live Like Royalty with a Peasant's Pocketbook, and original content to help you have more fun and spend less money. Also articles by other frugality experts, some of whom are so thrifty they make Frugal Shel look like a spendthrift!
CBEL dot com
A whole page packed with Arthritis Web Links...
wholehealthmd.com - Healing Center: Stress
Learn about natural remedies for your stress (Please don't forget to check with your doctor before starting any kind of new medication - even "natural" supplements can interact with your current meds...)
Osteoarthritis information in SIX different languages...
Yvonne Singer's World
Yvonne's got that "I CAN" outlook on life, take a look at how she deals with her disability.
The Ring Pen
Here's a nifty accessory for your desk. The Ring Pen is "...Ergonomically designed to fit the hand, the RING-PEN dramatically reduces stress on the fingersand wrist, by providing ridged support for your index finger..."
Fibromyalgia Health Quiz
Comfort Clothing - adaptive clothing for individuals with special clothing needs
Spondylitis Association of America
Dr. Thomas Lehman, MD talks about Pediatric Rheumatology
Foot Care Direct - Information Source on the Foot, Ankle and Heel
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - Chronic Pain
College of Wisconsin HealthLink
Got an arthritis
related event happening in your neck of the woods and want to get the
word out? Try this one: Arthritis
Another site with lots of helpful gadgets to make life easier is Sammons Preston. A really great one handed fingernail clipper/file! And moist heat mittens that feel wonderful!
Link submitted by: Dale, ArthritisInsight member
Here'a great site with Online Disablilty Resources:
Joanna's Personal Arthritis Journal
is a personal journal of the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of arthritis of the knees in a 36 year old woman. Includes articles, educational resources, chat room, and bulletin board.
ARTHRITIS REHABILITATION: What it can do for you
As a person with arthritis, you may have difficulties with many activities. These difficulties may limit your ability to be independent in your home and in the community.
This presentation is designed to help you identify the types of rehabilitation services that might be useful to you.
Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disease Center from the University of
California, San Diego
Malkas Orthopaedic Pages
on the Go
a world of solutions for living independently
Information for Students and Professionals
Need to find a new Rheumatologist and don't have a clue where to start? Try here:
Health care report cards for hospitals, physicians, health plans and nursing homes:
A new clinical trials site from NIAMS (The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculosketetal and Skin Diseases)
Speaking of which, you may want to spend some time browsing the entire NIAMS site:
Department of Orthopaedics, University of Washington - Arthritis Overview
John's Hopkins Arthritis Center
Arthritis Connection - Better Living Spa from Searle
Face to the Sun; Young Adults, Kids and Chronic Pain Page
Think you were
over-charged for that treatment you had to have last week? With the
WebBillCheck calculator, you can check it for free at: HealthAllies.com.
Empire HomeCare Resources for Seniors, Caregivers, and the Disabled - Videos, resources, links, etc...
Agility Ankle - looking for an alternative to ankle fusion? You may want to take a look at this site for information on one option. (From DePuy: "...DePuy's Agility Ankle is the leading ankle product on the market and the only one to be FDA approved. So many people can and have benefited from ankle replacement surgery that we want to let more ankle arthritis sufferers know that it's an option for them...) Take a look and talk to your doc.
Dr. Ho's Muscle Massage System - "...It is our goal to provide you with home health care products that are extremely effective, safe, easy to use, and at a reasonable cost. I hope that our products can help you to improve your health and quality of life...
I have treated thousands of patients with many common painful conditions such as Fibromyalgia, Migraines, headaches, neck pain, lower back pain, repetitive strain injuries, sports, work and motor vehicle related injuries. I feel empathetic for anyone who has to suffer with tension or pain..."