Do You Have Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. Learn more about this disease by taking the following quiz. It's based on information from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

1. Which part of a joint does osteoarthritis usually affect?

Using Your Mind to Control Pain 

Blocking your pain can be as simple as imagining something pleasant, counting silently to divert your mind, or focusing on a non-painful part of your body.

How to Cope with Arthritis 

Coping with arthritis is a complicated process, but there are some common rules of thumb that most everyone with arthritis can follow.

Reducing Knee Pain and Swelling 

Many treatments can help reduce pain and swelling in your knee. Your healthcare provider or physical therapist may suggest one or more of the following treatments.

Does Weather Affect Arthritis?

We talk about the weather when we don't have much else to chat about: "Nice day, isn't it?" "Aren't you sick of this rain?" The weather has more to do with your health than you might realize. Learn more about the weather and you by taking this quiz.

1. People who suffer from a “bum knee” often say they can tell when rain is coming. This is because they may have which of these common health conditions?