Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 23rd, 2003
"Disability reduction or prevention programs for people with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions reduce long-term pain and disability but reach only a fraction of their target audience. Few public health professionals are aware of these programs or their benefits. The objective of this study is to review and describe packaged (ready-to-use) arthritis self-management education and exercise/physical activity programs that have had at least preliminary evaluation," researchers in the United States report.
"Nine intervention programs (five...
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