A scene of people with various disabilities gathered around a blue lake, enjoying their home, community, the out-of-doors, health, recreation, housing, transportation and education with an accessible path for them to a high mountain and large yellow sun on the horizon.  New Horizons Un-Limited Inc.

Community and Internet Resources

Health and Care:
Disability Specific Resources: Arthritis

New Horizons Un-limited is not endorsing and assumes no responsibility in guaranteeing the products, services, programs or conditions as described. If you are interested in a resource listed below, call or contact the resource to verify the current situation. Evaluate the information, analyze your unique circumstances, use your best judgment and make your own decisions when using the information. Before making any change, consult your health care professional.

State Listings:   AZ / MD / NY  // (Official USPS State Abbreviations)


New Sign Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program is a low-impact physical activity program proven to reduce pain and decrease stiffness. The routines include gentle range-of-motion exercises that are suitable for every fitness level. On their website, click on “Find a Local Program” to find an Exercise class in your area, or contact your local Arthritis Foundation office by calling 800-283-7800. Or you can order the Take Control With Exercise DVD, on the websiter or call 800-283-7800.

New Sign Center for Disease Control: Arthritis in the Arthritis: The Nation's Leading Cause of Disability section, the CDC discusses the prevalence of arthritis and presents a comprehensive public health approach to reducing the burden of this disease in the United States.

New Sign Mayo Clinic - Expert Answers - Arthritis . Mayo Clinic colleagues offer answers to select health care questions about Arthritis.

State Listings


Arizona Pain Specialists located in most major cities in Arizona offer that 95% of patients are able to be treated successfully with nonoperative treatments. The doctors and staff are caring, committed and attentive. The treatments provided are customized to each patent’s individual needs. Patients in pain present with unique stories, and require unique treatments to maximize outcome success. If you or a loved one is in pain and needs pain management Phoenix respects and trusts, call Arizona Pain today at (602) 507-6550. The centers accept over 50 different insurances, including most major commercial along with Medicare, Medicaid, AHCCCS, Workers Compensation, Personal Injury and self pay. Fax: (888) 892-1831 Email them at info@preferredpaincenter.com


New Sign Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center provides a high-quality, interactive, educational program for healthcare professionals about diseases that cause arthritis and their treatments. This Web site focuses primarily on rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis since these diseases serve as prototypes for inflammatory and degenerative joint diseases, respectively. The website offers disease information, current news, a patient corner, ask the expert, physician orner and research. The Center is located in Maryland. For more information, visit the website.

New York

New Sign Hospital for Special Surgery is one of the premier hospitals for orthopaedics, rheumatology, and rehabilitation in the United States. You can find a physician, you will find information on becoming a patient at HSS, what to expect concerning your surgery here, our patient amenities, your rights and responsibilities as a patient, our patient support services, and patient forms. You can also read some of our patients' stories or learn more about our classes and programs. The programs are located in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Florida. For more information, visit their website.

For more on the topic of Arthritis:
If you have questions or ideas, information and solutions that you would like to share with us, you may contact us by e-mail at: horizons@new-horizons.org or to use our NHU E-Mail Form or NHU Community Forum, click on the links below.
Homepage icon Home  / Disability News  / NHU Quarterly Newsletter
Share Your Knowledge!  / NHU Community Forum  / Contact Us
About NHU  / Announcements and Features  / Contribute  /  What's New?  /  Site Plan

© Copyright 2014, 2015 New Horizons Un-Limited Inc.  
[Originated January 31, 2014][Updated January 31, 2015]
NHU has no liability for content or goods on the Internet.