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Joints aren’t included in most lists of vital organs. But joint health is essential for an active life. Arthritis can erode the quality of life, even if it does not shorten it. Who among us doesn’t wish to retain the ability to walk, bend, reach, and grip? Who doesn’t wish to remain independent and free of pain? What is the image of youth but flexibility, agility, strength and speed?
Dr. Lee Shapiro is Director of the Steffens Scleroderma Clinic at The Center for Rheumatology and has recently been featured in many publications about how he is helping patients with rare diseases.