Arthritis

Arthritis refers to more than a hundred conditions that affect joints, the tissues which surround joints, and other connective tissue. These conditions range from tendonitis and bursitis to illnesses such as rheumatoid arthritis. Certain conditions with arthritic components, such as systemic lupus erythematosus, also involve the immune system and internal organs. More information can be found in the following links.

Various Links

Effects of physical activity on arthritis [PDF]

Arthritis and tips for active living [PDF]

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