If you think housecleaning is a dirty word, you’re not alone! But clever cleaning shortcuts (like focusing solely on high-traffic areas) can make it less painful – in more ways than one. Here are some of Arthritis Today readers’ favorite cleaning tips and tools to keep their joints protected. Continue reading You Said It: Favorite Cleaning Tips and Products for Arthritis
Five things you didn’t know about Paige, from her connection to the Arthritis Foundation to the most exciting part of being on the show. Continue reading The Layers of Paige Goehner, JA Kid and Food Network’s “Kids Baking Championship” Season Six Contestant
Paige Goehner shares what led her to baking and how she became a contestant on the Food Network’s “Kids Baking Championship,” season six. Continue reading A Shining Star in the Kitchen and Beyond: Paige Goehner, Food Network’s “Kids Baking Championship” Season Six Contestant and JA Kid
Vegetables – with their high-fiber, nutrient-rich résumés – are the staple of a healthy diet, yet only 1 in 10 Americans eats the recommended two to three cups of veggies each day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Continue reading Sneak More Vegetables Into Your Arthritis Diet – Deliciously
If you have gout, you know how painful a flare can be. You may wake up in the middle of the night with an intensely painful and swollen big toe or another lower joint. The area affected may feel like it’s on fire and even the weight of a bed sheet is hard to take. Continue reading Five Steps to Prevent a Gout Flare
New Year’s resolutions are a mixed bag. On the one hand, you’re excited about making personal promises that put you on a new path to better living. On the other hand, you may be skeptical about setting your bar too high and setting yourself up for failure. Continue reading Ring in the New Year for Personal Success
Embracing gratitude can make it easier to deal with family drama during the holidays. And it also may help you to manage your arthritis. Research found that thankfulness helps people feel happier and more optimistic, even when things aren’t going well. It strengthens personal relationships and can also improve physical health. Continue reading Got Arthritis Blues? Focus on Gratitude this Season and Beyond
Thanksgiving is a time where many of us reflect upon the things in our lives that we feel most grateful for. While having arthritis can be difficult physically and emotionally, we asked our community to come up with some of the reasons they can count their blessings this year. Here are some of our favorite responses!
Needleworkers, papercrafters and woodworkers know the satisfaction of taking their visions to reality in their very hands. Yet crafters also know their temptation to overstay in the creative zone can lead to cramped fingers and aching shoulders. Our experts share crafting tips to keep your creative spark ignited.