World Arthritis Day Recommended Reading

World Arthritis Day is being observed today, October 12. As part of the festivities taking place around the world, The Arthritis Foundation is lighting up New York’s Empire State Building in blue.

In honor of World Arthritis Day, several books are being recommended by this blog for readers; which either discuss arthritis or those who deal with various forms of it. Click on the links for additional book details, reviews, and ordering information.

Burning from Within: Inside Kristal McKerrington Conquering RA Rheumatoid Arthritis and Dyslexia, Kristal McKerrington (XoXo Publishing, 2011)

The Arthritis Handbook: Improve Your Health and Manage the Pain of Osteoarthritis (A DiaMedica Guide to Optimum Wellness), Grant Cooper (DiaMedica, 2011)

Medifocus Guidebook on: Osteoarthritis of the Knee, Elliot Jacob, Ph.D (, 2011)

Osteoarthritis, Causes, Symptoms, Signs, Diagnosis and Treatments, National Institutes of Health (Author), US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (2008)

Too Young to Feel Old: The Arthritis Doctor’s 28-Day Formula for Pain-Free Living, Richard H. Blau and E. A. Tremblay (Da Capo Press, 2007)

The First Year: Rheumatoid Arthritis: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed, M.E.A. McNeil (Da Capo Press, 2005)

Out of Joint: A Private and Public Story of Arthritis (American Lives), Mary Felstiner (Bison Books, 2005)

The Arthritis Cure, Revised and Updated: The Medical Miracle That Can Halt, Reverse, And May Even Cure Osteoarthritis, Jason Theodosakis, Sheila Buff and Barry Fox (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2004)

To learn more about World Arthritis Day, visit the World Arthritis Day web site.