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How to Manage Arthritis Flare-Ups, According to an Orthopedic Surgeon

ETNT Health Logo By Heather Newgen of ETNT Health | Slide 1 of 11: Arthritis is a common painful disorder that causes tenderness and swelling of the joints. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "In the United States, 24% of all adults, or 58.5 million people, have arthritis. It is a leading cause of work disability, with annual costs for medical care and lost earnings of $303.5 billion." Living with arthritis can be a struggle, but there are things that can help. Dr. Alexander Van der Ven, orthopedic surgeon at Baptist Health Orthopedic Care explains to Eat This, Not That! Health how to cope with an arthritis flare-up and how the pandemic makes flare-ups more susceptible. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already Had COVID.

How to Manage Arthritis Flare-Ups, According to an Orthopedic Surgeon

Arthritis is a common painful disorder that causes tenderness and swelling of the joints. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "In the United States, 24% of all adults, or 58.5 million people, have arthritis. It is a leading cause of work disability, with annual costs for medical care and lost earnings of $303.5 billion." Living with arthritis can be a struggle, but there are things that can help. Dr. Alexander Van der Ven, orthopedic surgeon at Baptist Health Orthopedic Care explains to Eat This, Not That! Health how to cope with an arthritis flare-up and how the pandemic makes flare-ups more susceptible. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already Had COVID.

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