How to take control of Hand Arthritis
Posted by Chelsea Shaffer on 3/10/2019 to For Your Comfort
There are more than 3 million cases of Arthritis per year and almost just as many cases that go undiagnosed. Arthritis can be caused by something as simple as knuckles cracking, but there are various forms of arthritis with various symptoms to diagnose. Stiff or aching joints are usually the first signs to show, followed by swelling and numbness.
How to Manage Arthritis
Arthritis is one of the most common diseases in the United States with nearly 3 million cases per year. This disease causes inflammation in (usually) multiple joints, creating chronic pain and stiffness that can worsen with age. Arthritis cannot be cured but it can be treated thoroughly, ensuring that minimal pain and damage is done to our bodies.
Taking Care of Arthritis Around the House
Living with Arthritis can make someone extremely adaptable, little changes in routines and how we handle things happen all the time, but we don’t always catch it. There might be days where nothing changes and there might be days when it’s time to consider investing in something to make life a little easier. That’s where we come in, of course. Below are some of our favorite items to keep around the house.
Overcoming Arthritis for National Novel Writing Month
One of the most celebrated events of the month has already begun, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a month long event held to inspire and encourage writers everywhere to write a novel. The goal is to complete a 50,000 word novel by the end of the month but even if the goal isn’t met, NaNoWriMo still provides inspiration and progress for the future. NaNoWriMo has an amazing community that brings everyone together to inspire, educate, and grow with. It’s loved by many writers across the nation, but unfortunately conditions such as carpal tunnel and arthritis can hinder this experience. If NaNoWriMo is something you might be interested in this year, check out some tips to overcome discomfort and pain in damaged hands.
Maintaining a Safe Kitchen With Arthritis
Conditions like Arthritis can make accomplishing regular household tasks more difficult than ever before, but that’s why practicing safe and adaptive kitchen etiquette can help.
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