JointHealth™ express   March 17, 2021

In this issue of JointHealth™ insight, we share important new information for inflammatory arthritis patients about COVID-19 and provide a helpful review of recently published research on osteoarthritis and inflammatory arthritis, a self-care tool for Canadians living with osteoarthritis and tips for better sleep.

The research studies in this issue looks at the following:
  • Why patients with moderate and high inflammatory arthritis disease are at higher risk for COVID-19 complications
  • Whether to taper medication or not
  • High-intensity versus low-intensity strength training exercises to reduce osteoarthritis knee pain
  • The links between sleep disturbance and inflammation and immune response