Diseases & Conditions > Arthritis & Rheumatologic Conditions

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  • Fibromyalgia
    The chronic condition fibromyalgia causes widespread pain in the muscles, joints, and other areas of the body. Lifestyle changes and other strategies can help kids who have it feel better.
  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
    Most kids who develop this inflammation of the blood vessels (marked by a raised red and purple rash) make a full recovery and have no long-term problems.
  • Jumper's Knee (Patellar Tendonitis)
    Jumper's knee is an inflammation or injury of the patellar tendon. Although it can seem minor, it's actually a serious condition that can get worse over time and ultimately require surgery if not treated.
  • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
    Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (also called juvenile rheumatoid arthritis) affects some 50,000 kids in the United States. Learn more.
  • Living With Lupus
    Lupus is known as an autoimmune disease in which a person's immune system mistakenly works against the body's own tissues.
 

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