• Resource Guide for Osteoarthritis


    Address:PO Box 7669Atlanta, GA 30357-0669


    Internet Address: http://www.rheumatology.org

    Description of services provided:This site has fact sheets about various arthritic conditions, as well as information on recent research and upcoming conferences. There are also fact sheets offering descriptions of the roles played by various healthcare team members. You can access a listing of members by geographic area.


    Address:1330 West Peachtree St.Atlanta, GA 30309


    Internet Address: http://www.arthritis.org

    Description of services provided: Look here for a wealth of information about types of arthritis, information on various treatments, support group information, and lots of tips for living with arthritis. You can read the latest issue of the organization's magazine Arthritis Today or join a group called “Connect and Control,” which will help devise an exercise plan for you. You can read message boards and essays from people meeting the challenges of living with arthritis. Details of recent research studies are available. Link to the local office of the Arthritis Foundation in your community to get referrals to specialists.


    Address:1 AMS CircleBethesda, MD 20892



    Internet Address: http://www.niams.nih.gov

    Description of services provided:This website offers detailed information about osteoarthritis, as well as other types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases, and skin and muscle disorders; news releases and recent research findings; information on research initiatives and on studies that are accepting patients as subjects.

    Revision Information

    • Reviewer: Brian Randall
    • Review Date: 09/2012
    • Update Date: 00/91/2012

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