Gainesville Girl Making the Most of Life with Arthritis
Published October 29th, 2012
GAINESVILLE-Elianna Arola has gymnastics, choir,and at just 10 years old, juvenile arthritis to worry about.
“In the mornings I get stiff, and It’s hard for me to walk, so I just kinda lay in bed for a little longer,” she says.
She’s actually preparing to take part in a 5k this saturday as part of the Jingle Bell Run/walk in Jacksonville.
And whenever she needs it, her family will have her back.
They say that they’re fortunate to live in Gainesville, with access to Shands and their arthritis professionals.
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