Arthritis

Registration Open for Tanner’s Living Well Workshop
Do you or someone you know live with an ongoing health problem? There are ways to gain control of symptoms and live a better, healthier life. Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well is offering a free, six-session Living Well Workshop to help participants and caregivers manage any health condition.
 
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Tanner Offers Tai Chi Classes in November and January
Patricia Mitchell, community outreach coordinator at Tanner’s Get Healthy, Live Well, was on Newstalk 1330 WLBB’s “Community Voice” radio show recently to talk about upcoming Tai Chi for Health classes. Visit http://bit.ly/2AQ2Ilz to sign up today.
 
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Exercising With Rheumatoid Arthritis

THURSDAY, Sept. 20, 2018 -- Different from osteoarthritis, which is the wear-and-tear breakdown of joint cartilage experienced over time, rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is an autoimmune disease that causes both pain and intense fatigue.

When you're in the throes of a flare, exercise may seem like mission impossible and you might be advised to rest until it passes. But exercise is an essential part of an overall treatment plan to ease RA symptoms and improve mobility. Aim for a weekly routine that includes stretching, cardio and strength training.

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