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Arthritis Articles by Scott Zashin, MD

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN): A new treatment for fibromyalgia and pain from other autoimmune/inflammatory conditions
L is an FDA approved medication that has been used for a long time to treat patients addicted to pain medications. In 2009, a small study was published by doctors at Stanford University (Younger and Mackey) showing that using very low doses of naltrexone helped relieve pain in patients with Fibromyalgia. Read more.

Are Some Arthritis Patients Unsuitable Candidates for Biologic Drugs?
May 1, 2012 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/brms/f/unsuitable.htm

Doctor's Advice About Drinking Alcohol When Taking Arthritis Drugs
Jan 16, 2015 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/alcohol/f/alcohol.htm

Connection Between Weather and Arthritis
Aug 30, 2012 ... Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/weather/f/weather.htm

Stress and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Oct 18, 2011 ... With stress that cannot be eliminated, it must be well-managed. For the perspective of a rheumatologist, we asked Scott Zashin, MD, about the ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/rheumatoidarthritis/f/stress.htm

Proton Pump Inhibitors - Arthritis - About.com
According to rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D., "Because NSAIDs can increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding, many patients at risk for this problem ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritismedications/a/protonpumpdrugs.htm

Can Diacerein Act as a Disease-Modifier for Osteoarthritis?
We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD about diacerein for osteoarthritis. Dr. Zashin said, "At this time, there is no definitive evidence that diacerein ...
http://osteoarthritis.about.com/od/osteoarthritisresearch/a/diacerein.htm

Is Arthritis Hereditary?
Nov 14, 2012 ... When asked how useful it would be to obtain lab work on the children of adults with arthritis, rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD, said, "I do not ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/gene/f/is_arthritis_hereditary.htm

What Is Degenerative Arthritis?
Sep 27, 2012 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritissignssymptoms/f/degenerative.htm

TNF Blockers - What You Need to Know
Rheumatologist Scott Zashin explains what can be done to decrease the chance of having an allergic reaction to ... Author is rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD.
http://arthritis.about.com/od/brms/a/TNFalphablocker.htm

Antidepressants for Chronic Pain
Sep 15, 2011 ... According to rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin MD, "Both classes of antidepressants (SSRIs and dual inhibitors) help control fatigue and pain ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritismedications/f/antidepressants.htm

What Is Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome or RSD?
When asked if it is used to also treat RSD, rheumatologist Scott Zashin M.D. commented, "Enbrel is not FDA approved to treat RSD. Studies have shown some ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/rsd/a/rsd.htm

Fibromyalgia vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain - Arthritis - About.com
Mar 9, 2007 ... Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/fibromyalgia/f/pain.htm

Guaifenesin - Cough Medication Guaifenesin May Help Fibromyalgia
Aug 1, 2008 ... Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/fibromyalgia/f/guaifenesin.htm

Restless Legs Syndrome - Causes - Diagnosis - Symptoms ...
Is Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) Chronic Or Treatable? Scott Zashin M.D. describe possible causes of RLS and treatment options.
http://arthritis.about.com/od/rls/

Arthritis Remission
Jan 14, 2012 ... We enlisted the help of a rheumatologist, Scott J. Zashin, M.D., to answer our questions about arthritis remission. His answers help clarify the ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthqa/f/remission.htm

Arthritis Can Be Systemic Disease
According to rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D., there is likely a mix of genetics and environmental factors that contribute to why certain cases of rheumatoid ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/diseasesandconditions/a/systemic_disease.htm

What Is Tumor Necrosis Factor?
Mar 1, 2015 ... According to rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D, at least 70% of patients with rheumatoid arthritis who start one of the TNF blocker drugs will ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/brms/g/tnf.htm

What Is Lupus Nephritis
Mar 13, 2012 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/lupus/f/lupus_nephritis.htm

Substance P - Pain and Substance P
Jun 19, 2008 ... According to rheumatologist, Scott J. Zashin, M.D., "It may take 1 to 4 weeks ... Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthqa/f/substanceP.htm

Gum Disease - Rheumatoid Arthritis and Gum Disease
According to Scott Zashin, MD, "There are two important reasons why rheumatoid arthritis patients should not neglect their teeth. They don't, however, have to ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/rheumatoidarthritis/a/gum_disease.htm

What Is Synovitis?
Feb 14, 2015 ... Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritissignssymptoms/f/synovitis.htm

Is There an Arthritis Cure
Sep 22, 2011 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD about an arthritis cure. He explained: "There are many different types of arthritis. When someone ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritislearnthebasics/f/arthritis_cure.htm

What Is a Monoclonal Antibody?
Dec 23, 2012 ... Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/brms/f/monoclonal.htm

What Is Mixed Connective Tissue Disease?
Feb 11, 2015 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/mctd/f/mctd.htm

Guaifenesin: Effective Treatment for Fibromyalgia?
Feb 13, 2007 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain, Is Guaifenesin an Effective Treatment for Fibromyalgia? Related Resources: ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/02/13/guaifenesin-effective-treatment-for-fibromyalgia.htm

What is Anti-CCP?
May 28, 2012 ... Do Normal Blood Test Results Rule Out Rheumatoid Arthritis or Other Rheumatic Diseases? Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/radiagnosis/f/anticcp.htm

When Are Pain Medications Appropriate for Arthritis Patients?
Nov 5, 2012 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/analgesic/f/painmedications.htm

Factors for Treating Fibromyalgia and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Jun 2, 2007 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain, Fibromyalgia v. Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain - What Factors Determine Treatment?
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/06/02/factors-for-treating-fibromyalgia-and-rheumatoid-arthritis.htm

Fibromyalgia vs. RA: What Factors Determine Treatment?
Jan 31, 2007 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain, Fibromyalgia vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis - What Factors Determine Treatment?
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/01/31/fibromyalgia-vs-ra-what-factors-determine-treatment.htm

Is Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) Chronic or Treatable?
Jul 8, 2011 ... Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/rls/f/RLS.htm

Low-Dose Aspirin and NSAIDs - Arthritis - About.com
Dec 18, 2008 ... According to rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD, "One way to help decrease the risk when both medications are recommended is to add a ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/nsaids/f/lowdose_aspirin.htm

Methotrexate - 10 Things You Should Know
Sources: American College of Rheumatology. Methotrexate. Michael Cannon M.D. June 2006. Arthritis Without Pain. Scott J. Zashin, M.D. July 2004.
http://arthritis.about.com/od/mtx/a/methotrexate.htm

Pseudogout - Can Diet Help Pseudogout?
Apr 24, 2008 ... We asked rheumatolgist Scott J. Zashin, M.D., and he said, "Pseudogout is a type of arthritis caused by the accumulation of a crystal, calcium ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/pseudogout/f/diet_for_pseudo.htm

Facts About Remicade
Oct 27, 2012 ... Arthritis Without Pain, Scott J. Zashin, M.D., 2004. Arthritis - A Cleveland Clinic Guide, John D. Clough, M.D., 2006. The Pill Book, 10th Edition ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/remicade/p/remicadefacts.htm

Is Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) Chronic or Treatable?
Jun 13, 2006 ... Rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. answers our questions about Restless Legs Syndrome. Drugs used to treat another disease are also used ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/06/13/is-restless-legs-syndrome-rls-chronic-or-treatable.htm

Enbrel, Remicade, and Humira - Arthritis - About.com
Jun 8, 2005 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthqa/f/tnfbenefitrisk.htm

Facts About Enbrel
Oct 27, 2012 ... Arthritis Without Pain, Scott J. Zashin, M.D., 2004. Enbrel - The Pill Book, 10th Edition. Medication Guide. Enbrel.com. Etanercept. Drug Finder ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/enbrel/p/enbrelfacts.htm

Humibid - Dosage - Side Effects - Drug Interactions - Warnings
Apr 28, 2004 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain, Is Guaifenesin an Effective Treatment for Fibromyalgia? How Is Fibromyalgia Treated ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2004/04/28/humibid-dosage-side-effects-drug-interactions-warnings.htm

Mucinex - Dosage - Side Effects - Drug Interactions - Warnings
May 2, 2005 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain, Is Guaifenesin an Effective Treatment for Fibromyalgia? How Is Fibromyalgia Treated ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2005/05/02/mucinex-dosage-side-effects-drug-interactions-warnings.htm

Are Cortisone Injections Painful?
Jul 18, 2012 ... In describing how he minimizes the pain when giving cortisone injections, rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD said, "I freeze the skin with ethyl ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/steroids/f/is_cortisone_injection_painful.htm

Alternative Treatments for Arthritis - Natural Treatments for Arthritis
Alternative medicine has gained popularity while others claim it isn't backed by enough scientific research. Our expert Scott J. Zashin, M.D. offers a 5-step plan ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/alternativetreatments

Common Types of Arthritis - Primary Characteristics of Arthritis
Nov 29, 2006 ... Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/diseasesandconditions/f/arthritis.htm

Hoarseness or Voice Change - Cricoarytenoid Joints and Arthritis
Aug 14, 2007 ... Source: Edward Harris MD Textbook of Rheumatology. Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritislearnthebasics/f/hoarsevoice.htm

Toradol - What You Need to Know About Toradol
Feb 21, 2009 ... According to rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD, "Patients with risks for these problems probably should not receive the drug. It should be ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/toradol/f/toradol.htm

Safe Dose of Pain Medicine - Arthritis - About.com
Mar 23, 2009 ... I read that recently and asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD, ... Dr. Zashin Explains His Perspective on Safe Use of Pain Medicines ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/analgesic/f/safedosepainmed.htm

Gold Injections - Oral Gold - Arthritis - About.com
Aug 1, 2008 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/injectablegold/f/gold.htm

Robitussin - Dosage - Side Effects - Drug Interactions - Warnings
Jul 28, 2004 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain, Is Guaifenesin an Effective Treatment for Fibromyalgia? How Is Fibromyalgia Treated ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2004/07/28/robitussin-dosage-side-effects-drug-interactions-warnings.htm

Osteoarthritis and Gym Equipment
Dec 3, 2011 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin M.D. about exercise and the use of gym equipment for osteoarthritis patients. "Regarding osteoarthritis ...
http://osteoarthritis.about.com/od/osteoarthritisexercise/f/gym_equipment.htm

Medications and Sun Sensitivity
Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of Rheumatology, in Dallas, ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritismedications/a/sun_sensitivity.htm

Early Diagnosis of Arthritis - How Does Patient Benefit from Early ...
Aug 16, 2006 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/diagnostic/f/early_diagnosis.htm

Usual Effective Dose Of Glucosamine Chondroitin - Arthritis - About ...
Jun 1, 2006 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/glucosamine/f/glucosamine.htm

Infection Is Side Effect of DMARDs and Biologic Drugs - Infection
Apr 4, 2008 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD for his input. Zashin said, "Infection is probably the most common and most serious side effect of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/brms/f/infections.htm

Women and Arthritis - Women Affected by Arthritis More Than Men
Nov 17, 2008 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD, to explain why more women than men have arthritis. Zashin said: Autoimmune diseases are ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritissignssymptoms/a/women_arthritis.htm

TNF Blockers & Skin Disease
Apr 6, 2005 ... Read the research coming out of the Netherlands and a comment from rheumatologist Scott Zashin M.D. regarding TNF blockers and skin ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2005/04/06/tnf-blockers-skin-disease.htm

Limbrel
He has noted some benefit and finds it useful in patients who cannot or do not want to take NSAIDs", according to rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/limbrel/a/limbrel.htm

TNF Blockers and Remission - Arthritis - About.com
Jul 18, 2008 ... We asked Scott J. Zashin, MD, the following questions: Can or should rheumatoid arthritis patients stop using TNF blockers if they achieve ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/brms/f/TNF_remission.htm

Are Natural Therapies And Alternative Treatments Useful For ...
Jun 4, 2007 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/alternativetreatments/f/naturaltherapy.htm

Mouth Sores - Arthritis - About.com
Aug 1, 2008 ... Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritissignssymptoms/f/mouthsores.htm

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension - Causes - Symptoms - Diagnosis ...
Oct 18, 2011 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritissignssymptoms/f/pulmonary_pah.htm

Arthritic Joints - Are all joints affected by rheumatoid arthritis?
Jul 2, 2005 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthqa/f/joints.htm

Lymphedema vs. Edema - Is There Any Correlation With ...
May 25, 2006 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritislearnthebasics/f/lymphedema.htm

Potassium Levels - Arthritis - About.com
Aug 1, 2008 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritismedications/f/potassium.htm

TNF Blockers & Skin Disease - Dermatological Conditions ...
Apr 4, 2005 ... Comment from rheumatologist Scott Zashin M.D., author of Arthritis Without Pain - The Miracle Of TNF Blockers. "There can be an increased risk ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/brms/a/tnfskinprobs.htm

Hair Loss - Treating Hair Loss Caused by Arthritis Medications
Sep 8, 2008 ... According to rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD, "Hair loss from arthritis medication is typically secondary to what is called telogen effluvium.
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritismedications/f/hair_loss.htm

Hair Loss: Side Effect of Some Arthritis Medications
Jul 11, 2006 ... According to Scott Zashin, M.D., hair loss from arthritis medication is typically secondary to what is called telogen effluvium. Dr. Zashin answers ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/07/11/hair-loss-side-effect-of-some-arthritis-medications.htm

Persistent Fatigue Leaves Arthritis Patients Unrefreshed
Jul 14, 2012 ... Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/fatigue/f/fatigue_apnea.htm

Arthroscopic Knee Surgery May Not Relieve Osteoarthritis Pain
Feb 9, 2008 ... According to Scott Zashin, MD, a rheumatologist at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, "The only patients I typically consider ...
http://osteoarthritis.about.com/b/2008/02/09/arthroscopic-knee-surgery-may-not-relieve-osteoarthritis-pain.htm

Hearing Loss - Can Arthritis Cause Hearing Loss?
Jul 7, 2006 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritissignssymptoms/f/hearingloss.htm

Guaifenesin - Dosage - Side Effects - Drug Interactions - Warnings
Mar 3, 2006 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain, Is Guaifenesin an Effective Treatment for Fibromyalgia? How Is Fibromyalgia Treated ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/03/03/guaifenesin-dosage-side-effects-drug-interactions-warnings.htm

Steroid Injections - When are steroid injections indicated as a ...
Jul 7, 2005 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/steroidinjections/f/steroidinject.htm

Is Early, Aggressive Treatment Recommended For Rheumatoid ...
Jul 1, 2006 ... When are changes made to the initial course of treatment? Scott Zashin, M.D., a rheumatologist explains the importance of early aggressive, ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/07/01/is-early-aggressive-treatment-recommended-for-rheumatoid-arthritis-patients.htm

Blood Donation - Are rheumatoid arthritis patients able to donate ...
Oct 23, 2005 ... If you do plan to donate blood, make sure you feel well. Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthqa/f/blooddonation.htm

Safe Dose of Pain Medicine - Is It the Same for All Arthritis Patients?
Mar 27, 2009 ... I read that recently and asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD, to explain the significance of the statement. "Narcotic pain medication can ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2009/03/27/safe-dose-of-pain-medicine-is-it-the-same-for-all-arthritis-patients.htm

Do Biologics Prevent Joint Damage and Deformity?
Jan 29, 2007 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/brms/f/preventdamage.htm

Alternative Treatments for Arthritis - Complementary Treatments for ...
Jun 4, 2007 ... Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/alternativetreatments/f/alt_treatments.htm

Enthesopathy - Cause - Diagnosis - Symptoms - Treatment
Jan 30, 2006 ... How is enthesitis treated? We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain, What is Enthesopathy and Enthesitis? Related Resources: ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/01/30/enthesopathy-cause-diagnosis-symptoms-treatment.htm

When are Salicylates Prescribed to Treat Arthritis?
Sep 12, 2006 ... Are the nonselective NSAIDs and COX-2 selective inhibitors more commonly prescribed than salicylates? Rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/09/12/when-are-salicylates-prescribed-to-treat-arthritis.htm

Enbrel - What causes the lull in effectiveness reported by some ...
Mar 7, 2005 ... Humira is a fully humanized monoclonal antibody so the neutralzing antibodies are not an issue. Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/enbrel/f/enbreleffect.htm

What Arthritis Patients Should Know About Osteoporosis
Apr 27, 2007 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain, What Should People With Arthritis Be Doing to Prevent Osteoporosis? More Related ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/04/27/what-arthritis-patients-should-know-about-osteoporosis.htm

Natural Remedies - Alternative Medicine - Complementary Treatments
Alternative medicine has gained popularity while others claim it isn't backed by enough scientific research. Our expert Scott J. Zashin, M.D. offers a 5-step plan ...
http://osteoarthritis.about.com/od/alternativetreatments/

Remicade Allergic Reaction - Is it Possible to Decrease the Risk of ...
Aug 1, 2008 ... Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/remicade/f/riskofreaction.htm

What Actions Help Preserve Manual Dexterity?
Sep 4, 2006 ... Occupational therapist Pam Vecella and rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D., share Simple Actions That Can Help Preserve Manual Dexterity.
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/09/04/what-actions-help-preserve-manual-dexterity.htm

Salicylates - Arthritis - About.com
Sep 12, 2006 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/salicylates/f/salicylates.htm

Alcohol Consumption Cuts Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk
Jun 7, 2008... according to rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD. Whether or not patients with arthritis can have the same liberties depend on their medication ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2008/06/07/alcohol-consumption-cuts-rheumatoid-arthritis-risk.htm

MRI - Is MRI of value in the clinical setting for arthritis patients?
Jan 15, 2006 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/diagnostic/f/mri.htm

Facts About Humira
Oct 27, 2012 ... Sources: Zashin, M.D., Scott J.. Arthritis Without Pain. Sarah Allison Publishing Company, 2004. Humira. Abbott laboratories. 27 Nov 2006.
http://arthritis.about.com/od/humira/p/humirafacts.htm

The Musculoskeletal System
Sep 21, 2006 ... Rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. answers our questions about The Musculoskeletal System. Arthritis Screening Quiz · Fast Facts About ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/09/21/the-musculoskeletal-system.htm

Bleeding Ulcers - Reduce Risk of Bleeding Ulcers from NSAIDs
Aug 26, 2008 ... We asked Scott J. Zashin, MD (a rheumatologist) and he suggested these 9 ways to decrease the risk of bleeding ulcers from NSAIDS.
http://arthritis.about.com/od/azdrugsideeffects1/ss/bleeding_ulcer.htm

Is a Daily Multivitamin Important for Arthritis Patients
Jul 31, 2008 ... Scott J. Zashin MD, said "Taking too much Vitamin D may increase your risk for kidney stones, although the typical amount included in a ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/nutrition/f/multivitamins.htm

What Causes Joint Stiffness in People With Arthritis?
Oct 9, 2007 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain: What Causes Joint Stiffness in People With Arthritis? Related Resources: Diagnosis ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/10/09/what-causes-joint-stiffness-in-people-with-arthritis.htm

Lymphedema vs. Edema - Is There Any Correlation With ...
May 3, 2006 ... Rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin M.D. explains "Patients with rheumatoid arthritis may develop edema from medications such as nonsterioidal ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/05/03/lymphedema-vs-edema-is-there-any-correlation-with-rheumatoid-arthritis.htm

Sedentary Lifestyle - Does a Sedentary Lifestyle Make Arthritis Worse?
Jan 22, 2008 ... Rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD, said, "For patients with arthritis, a sedentary lifestyle may actually help patients feel better -- at least ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/preventionandriskfactors/f/sedentary.htm

Blood Tests for Evaluating Arthritis
Apr 24, 2007 ... According to rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D., "it is important to remember that while blood tests are helpful in confirming a diagnosis and ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/04/24/blood-tests-for-evaluating-arthritis.htm

Just Normal Aches and Pains?
Sep 24, 2008 ... According to Scott J. Zashin, MD, a rheumatologist in Dallas, Texas, "In the past, up to 30% of patients who had rheumatoid arthritis for 2 to 3 ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritissignssymptoms/a/aches_and_pains.htm

Pulmonary Hypertension Can Be Associated With Rheumatic Disease
Sep 29, 2006 ... Rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. answers our questions about Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Guide to Scleroderma · Guide to Lupus ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/09/29/pulmonary-hypertension-can-be-associated-with-rheumatic-disease.htm

Lupus Nephritis - Cause - Diagnosis - Symptoms - Treatment
Oct 8, 2006 ... Rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. answers our questions about Lupus Nephritis. Lupus: Not a Simple Disease · How Much Do You Know ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/10/08/lupus-nephritis-cause-diagnosis-symptoms-treatment.htm
 
Advice for Patients With Long-term Rheumatoid Arthritis
Aug 25, 2007 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain: Is There Advice for Patients With Long-term Rheumatoid Arthritis? More Related ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/08/25/advice-for-patients-with-long-term-rheumatoid-arthritis.htm

Can Sports Cause Osteoarthritis? - Do Athletes Develop Premature ...
May 25, 2006 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/oa/f/athletics.htm

Blood Tests Used to Monitor Arthritis Treatments
Aug 14, 2007 ... Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/diagnostic/f/bloodtest.htm

What Are Cytotoxic Drugs?
Jul 9, 2007 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D., to explain more about these medications in What Are Cytotoxic Drugs? Related Resources: ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/07/09/what-are-cytotoxic-drugs.htm

What is Enthesopathy and Enthesitis?
Mar 1, 2007 ... How is enthesitis treated? We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain, What is Enthesopathy and Enthesitis? Related Resources: ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/03/01/what-is-enthesopathy-and-enthesitis.htm

Weather and Arthritis Symptoms: Is There a Connection?
Dec 16, 2006 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain, Is There a Connection Between Weather and Arthritis Symptoms? Related ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/12/16/weather-and-arthritis-symptoms-is-there-a-connection.htm

Persistent Fatigue Leaves Arthritis Patients Unrefreshed
Sep 21, 2007 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain: Are there solutions for persistent fatigue? Is there anything which would help or ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/09/21/persistent-fatigue-leaves-arthritis-patients-unrefreshed.htm

What Causes Reactive Arthritis?
Oct 27, 2006 ... Rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. answers our Questions About Reactive Arthritis. Guide to Reactive Arthritis · Diagnosing Reactive Arthritis ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/10/27/what-causes-reactive-arthritis.htm

How Does a Rheumatologist Explain Arthritis?
Dec 4, 2006 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D., How Does a Rheumatologist Explain Arthritis? More Related Resources: Arthritis Screening ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/12/04/how-does-a-rheumatologist-explain-arthritis.htm

What is Synovitis and Subclinical Synovitis?
Mar 26, 2007 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain, What is Synovitis and Subclinical Synovitis? Related Resources: What is Joint ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/03/26/what-is-synovitis-and-subclinical-synovitis.htm

Do Athletes Develop Premature Osteoarthritis?
May 19, 2006 ... Does the impact of feet hitting the pavement or hands hitting a punching bag damage joints? Scott J. Zashin, M.D. answers our question about ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/05/19/do-athletes-develop-premature-osteoarthritis.htm

TNF Blockers: Some Patients Do Not Achieve Good Response
Nov 11, 2006 ... Enbrel, Remicade, and Humira: How Are They Similar and Different? Image © Scott J. Zashin M.D.. Comments (0); See All Posts · Share ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/11/11/tnf-blockers-some-patients-do-not-achieve-good-response.htm

Thermal Imaging Camera - Arthritis - About.com
Jun 20, 2007 ... Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/diagnostic/f/thermal_camera.htm

Use of Alternative Medicine for Arthritis On the Rise
Jun 5, 2007 ... Our expert rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D., offers a 5-step plan for counseling a patient about alternative medicine. Read more in ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/06/05/use-of-alternative-medicine-for-arthritis-on-the-rise.htm

Frequently Asked Questions About Arthritis
Restless Legs Syndrome - Is RLS Chronic Or Treatable? Scott Zashin M.D. describe possible causes of RLS and treatment options.
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthqa/

Biologics: Do They Prevent Joint Damage and Deformity?
Jan 18, 2007 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain, Do Biologics Prevent Joint Damage and Deformity? Related Resources: ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/01/18/biologics-do-they-prevent-joint-damage-and-deformity.htm

When Are Arthritis Medications Contraindicated?
Nov 21, 2006 ... What are "absolute" contraindications? Rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. explains in When Are Arthritis Medications Contraindicated?
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/11/21/when-are-arthritis-medications-contraindicated.htm

What Are Osteophytes?
Aug 27, 2006 ... According to rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D., "If you did radiographs (x-rays) on everyone over 50 years of age, most would show some ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/08/27/what-are-osteophytes.htm

Blood Tests for Arthritis - Arthritis - About.com
Jun 26, 2005 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthqa/f/arthbloodtests.htm

Is Arthritis Hereditary? Should Your Children Be Tested for Arthritis?
Apr 22, 2009 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD, how useful it would be to obtain lab work on the children of adults with arthritis. Dr. Zashin's ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2009/04/22/is-arthritis-hereditary-should-your-children-be-tested-for-arthritis.htm

Daily Multivitamins and Arthritis
May 9, 2007 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain, Is a Daily Multivitamin Important for Arthritis Patients? More Related Resources: ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/05/09/daily-multivitamins-and-arthritis.htm

Swine Flu Outbreak Concerns Arthritis Patients Treated With Biologics
Apr 28, 2009 ... We took our questions to rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD. First of all, Dr. Zashin recommended following the news and advice on the CDC ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2009/04/28/swine-flu-outbreak-concerns-arthritis-patients-treated-with-biologics.htm

Remicade: Is it Possible to Decrease the Risk of an Allergic ...
Apr 24, 2006 ... Rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. answers Is it Possible to Decrease the Risk of an Allergic Reaction to Remicade? The Facts of Remicade ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/04/24/remicade-is-it-possible-to-decrease-the-risk-of-an-allergic-reaction-to-remicade.htm

Is Early Diagnosis of Arthritis Important?
Aug 9, 2006 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain, Is Early Diagnosis of Arthritis Important? Related Resources: Do I Have Arthritis?
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/08/09/is-early-diagnosis-of-arthritis-important.htm

Are Cortisone Injections Painful?
Jul 18, 2009 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD how he minimizes the pain when giving cortisone injections. See Dr. Zashin's response in Are ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2009/07/18/are-cortisone-injections-painful.htm

Toradol - What Arthritis Patients Need to Know
Feb 20, 2009 ... We asked Scott J. Zashin, MD (a rheumatologist -- but not my personal rheumatologist) this question: When Is Toradol Appropriate for Arthritis ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2009/02/20/toradol-what-arthritis-patients-need-to-know.htm

TNF - TNF Drugs and Infection Risk
Aug 3, 2005 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/brms/f/tnfinfection.htm

9 Ways Arthritis Patients Can Reduce Risk of Bleeding Ulcers from ...
Aug 26, 2008 ... We asked Scott J. Zashin, MD (a rheumatologist) and he suggested 9 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Bleeding Ulcers from NSAID Use. Related ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2008/08/26/9-ways-arthritis-patients-can-reduce-risk-of-bleeding-ulcers-from-nsaid-use.htm

Researchers Find How Gold Salts Work for Arthritis
Oct 25, 2007 ... According to rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D., as gold shots have become less utilized, companies have stopped making the medication.
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/10/25/researchers-find-how-gold-salts-work-for-arthritis.htm

What is a Monoclonal Antibody?
Apr 9, 2006 ... How do monoclonal antibodies work as a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis? Scott J. Zashin, M.D., rheumatologist and author of Arthritis Without ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/04/09/what-is-a-monoclonal-antibody.htm

Does Switching Your TNF Blocker Drug Work?
Jan 5, 2007... Arthritis Patients Unsuitable Candidates For Biologic Drugs? Join the Discussion: Join Us in Our Arthritis Forum. Image © Scott J. Zashin M.D. ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/01/05/does-switching-your-tnf-blocker-drug-work.htm

Orencia vs. TNF Antagonists - What's The Difference Between ...
Aug 1, 2008 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/abatacept/f/orencia.htm

What is Degenerative Arthritis?
Aug 15, 2006 ... Scott J. Zashin, M.D., a rheumatologist from Dallas, Texas, and author of Arthritis Without Pain - The Miracle of TNF Blockers, answers our ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/08/15/what-is-degenerative-arthritis.htm

Cytotoxic Drugs Treat Rheumatic Diseases - Cytotoxic Drug Safety
Jul 2, 2007 ... Like the other two medications, there may be an increased risk of serious infection. Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical assistant ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritismedications/f/cytotoxic_drugs.htm

Depression and Arthritis - When Does Sadness and Frustration ...
Nov 22, 2006 ... Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/depression/f/depression.htm

Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Methotrexate Raises Cancer Risk
Jun 22, 2008 ... According to rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin MD, "Because the rheumatoid arthritis patients were on methotrexate, one does not know if the ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2008/06/22/rheumatoid-arthritis-drug-methotrexate-raises-cancer-risk.htm

Osteoporosis Prevention - What Should People Be Doing To ...
Aug 1, 2008 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthqa/f/osteoporosisfaq.htm

Can Arthritis Patients Adapt Exercise and Still Reap Benefits?
Sep 13, 2007 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. to explain: Can Arthritis Patients Adapt Exercise and Still Reap Benefits? Related Resources: ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/09/13/can-arthritis-patients-adapt-exercise-and-still-reap-benefits.htm

Low-Dose Aspirin and NSAIDs - A Safe Combination for Arthritis ...
Jan 4, 2009 ... According to rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD, there are two potential drug interactions between aspirin and NSAIDs. Both can increase the ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2009/01/04/low-dose-aspirin-and-nsaids-a-safe-combination-for-arthritis-patients.htm

Low-Dose Steroids Reduce Joint Damage Associated With ...
Jan 25, 2007 ... Commenting on the latest review of steroid treatment, rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D., said "Now, we have to give steroids a little more ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/01/25/low-dose-steroids-reduce-joint-damage-associated-with-rheumatoid-arthritis.htm

What Causes Reactive Arthritis? - What are the Symptoms? - How is ...
Mar 9, 2007 ... Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritissignssymptoms/f/Reactive.htm

Women Are More Affected by Arthritis Than Men
Nov 23, 2008 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD, to explain why more women than men have arthritis. Dr. Zashin said, "Autoimmune diseases are ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2008/11/23/women-are-more-affected-by-arthritis-than-men.htm

When Are Arthritis Medications Contraindicated? Risks and Benefits ...
Aug 1, 2008 ... Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritismedications/f/contraindicated.htm

Switching TNF Blocker Drugs - When Is It Appropriate To Switch ...
Jul 5, 2006 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/brms/f/switchTNFdrugs.htm

Manual Dexterity - What Actions Help Preserve Manual Dexterity?
Sep 5, 2006 ... Answer provided by Pam Vecella and Scott J. Zashin, M.D.. Pam Vecella is an occupational therapist at Richardson Medical Center; ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/handandfingers/f/manualdexterity.htm

Thermal Imaging Cameras Can Detect Arthritis
Jun 20, 2007 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D., to explain How Are Thermal Imaging Cameras Used to Detect Arthritis? Related Resources: ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/06/20/thermal-imaging-cameras-can-detect-arthritis.htm

Medical Journals - Arthritis - About.com
May 2, 2005 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthqa/f/medjournal.htm

Long-term Prednisone Use: What are the Benefits v. Risks?
Aug 3, 2007 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D., to explain, Long-term Prednisone Use: What are the Benefits v. Risks? Related Resources: ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/08/03/long-term-prednisone-use-what-are-the-benefits-v-risks.htm

Joint protection - What are the basic principles of joint protection?
May 4, 2005 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthqa/f/jointprotection.htm

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Not Be Autoimmune Disease
Nov 2, 2006 ... If you haven't already, discuss it with your doctor. This article about anti-CCP from rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. may be of interest to you ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/11/02/rheumatoid-arthritis-may-not-be-autoimmune-disease.htm

Methotrexate Dosage, Side Effects, Drug Interactions, Safety ...
May 17, 2007 ... 2. "Methotrexate (Rheumatrex)." Cannon M.D., Michael. Fact Sheet. June 2006. ... Zashin M.D., Scott J.. Dallas, Texas: Sarah Allison Publishing ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/mtx/p/methotrexate.htm

When Are Arthritis Medications Contraindicated? Risks and Benefits ...
Aug 1, 2008 ... Answers provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthritismedications/f/contraindicated.htm

Switching TNF Blocker Drugs - When Is It Appropriate To Switch ...
Jul 5, 2006 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/brms/f/switchTNFdrugs.htm

Manual Dexterity - What Actions Help Preserve Manual Dexterity?
Sep 5, 2006 ... Answer provided by Pam Vecella and Scott J. Zashin, M.D.. Pam Vecella is an occupational therapist at Richardson Medical Center; ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/handandfingers/f/manualdexterity.htm

Thermal Imaging Cameras Can Detect Arthritis
Jun 20, 2007 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D., to explain How Are Thermal Imaging Cameras Used to Detect Arthritis? Related Resources: ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/06/20/thermal-imaging-cameras-can-detect-arthritis.htm

Medical Journals - Arthritis - About.com
May 2, 2005 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthqa/f/medjournal.htm

Long-term Prednisone Use: What are the Benefits v. Risks?
Aug 3, 2007 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D., to explain, Long-term Prednisone Use: What are the Benefits v. Risks? Related Resources: ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2007/08/03/long-term-prednisone-use-what-are-the-benefits-v-risks.htm

Joint protection - What are the basic principles of joint protection?
May 4, 2005 ... Answer provided by Scott J. Zashin, M.D., clinical professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthqa/f/jointprotection.htm

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Not Be Autoimmune Disease
Nov 2, 2006 ... If you haven't already, discuss it with your doctor. This article about anti-CCP from rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D. may be of interest to you ...
http://arthritis.about.com/b/2006/11/02/rheumatoid-arthritis-may-not-be-autoimmune-disease.htm

Natural Remedies - Alternative Medicine - Complementary Treatments
Be cautious and always discuss herbal remedies with your doctor before using them ... Our expert Scott J. Zashin, M.D. offers a 5-step plan for counseling a...

Newer Pain Relievers No Safer for Stomach
Jan 25, 2005 ... Scott Zashin, MD, clinical professor, University of Texas ... A doctor uses a bone grafting procedure to restore bloodflow to the...

Diacerein - Can Diacerein Act as a Disease-Modifier for Osteoarthritis
May 12, 2008 ... We asked rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD about diacerein for osteoarthritis. Dr. Zashin said, "At this time, there is no definitive...

Adalimumab plus methotrexate effective for long-standing...
"What we might be seeing here is a synergistic effect," said Scott Zashin, M.D., coauthor of a book on TNF blockers for arthritis, and clinical assistant...

Arthritic knees remain painful after arthroscopic surgery
... disease and mechanical symptoms in the knee," agreed Scott Zashin, M.D., ... the relationship between patient and physician/doctor and the medical...

Low-Dose Steroids Reduce Joint Damage From Rheumatoid Arthritis...
... dose of steroids and get them off it as soon as possible,” said Scott Zashin, ... Dr. Michael Kozal, Associate Pr...an innovative genome sequencing ...

Tracking the Symptoms of Hip Arthritis - Arthritis Center...
Mar 5, 2009 ... or where you might expect it to be, says Scott Zashin, MD, ... Ten is considered the worst pain you’ve ever felt, Zashin says, ... Your doctor will use your pain rating to make changes in your arthritis treatment...

Boomers learn to work, and play, around arthritis - USATODAY.com
It's more likely to occur sooner if a joint has been injured or been operated on, says Scott Zashin, clinical professor of rheumatology at the...

Supplements for osteoarthritis treatment may offer some relief...
The bottom line: Dr. Tim McAlindon, chairman of rheumatology at Tufts Medical ... says Dr. Scott Zashin, a clinical professor at the University of ...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Exercise | High Intensity Exercise
The first thing you should do is talk to your doctor. After that, use common sense, says Dallas rheumatologist Scott Zashin, MD...

Occupational therapy helps with arthritis - UPI.com
Apr 3, 2009 ... Dr. Scott Zashin, a practicing rheumatologist in Dallas, refers patients to occupational therapists for several reasons...

Autoimmune diseases & women's health. - Free Online Library
Women often wind up going from doctor to doctor before finally receiving a definitive diagnosis of ... Scott Zashin, MD, has never enjoyed his job so much...

Can chronic pain be alleviated by anti-depressants?
Dr. Scott Zashin, a rheumatologist, explains that both SSRIs and dual inhibitors are effective when it comes to controlling the fatigue and pain that often...

glomerulonephritis. haemoptysis and rapidly progressive...
Zashin. Parkland Memorial. Hospital, Dallas, Texas. R. Fattor. D Fortin. Correspondence to: Dr Scott Zashin,. Department of. Rheumatology,. University of...

Understanding Your Osteoarthritis Medication Information on Healthline
... your health risks, your age and your health history, says Scott Zashin, M.D., ... as a first-line option against osteoarthritis pain,” says Dr.. Zashin...

Adalimumab plus methotrexate effective for rheumatoid arthritis...
Are you a doctor or a nurse? Do you want to join the Doctors Lounge ... “What we might be seeing here is a synergistic effect,” said Scott Zashin, M.D...

Model May Predict Rheumatoid Arthritis - CBS News
Dallas rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, MD, tells WebMD the model may prove to be a ... Erica Hill speaks with relationship therapist Dr. Bonnie Eaker...

Ankylose This!: Review: Arthritis Without Pain
Aug 26, 2007 ... by Scott J. Zashin, M.D. with M. Laurette Hesser ... This might be an interesting read, as my doctor is among those advocating the TNF...

Types of Arthritis

Conditions treated by Dr. Zashin in Dallas, TX: