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Living Well with Rheumatic Disease

Patient Resources


Living with a rheumatic disease can be challenging, but it doesn’t mean you have to stop living. From your next steps after receiving a diagnosis to managing back or neck pain, and also getting answers to your questions about the hereditary risk for certain rheumatic diseases – the articles on this page provide tips and insights on how to not just manage your rheumatic disease – but preserve your quality of life, and live well.

Back Pain

Exercise & Arthritis

Following Your Treatment Plan

Genetics & Rheumatic Diseases

Growing Pains

Herbal Remedies, Supplements, & Acupuncture for Arthritis

Just Diagnosed: Now What?

Managing Your Rheumatic Disease

Neck Pain

Sex & Arthritis

Sharing Your Diagnosis with Others

The Immune System & Rheumatic Disease

Pregnancy & Rheumatic Disease

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