Arthritis Today readers share how they have handled parenting when they have arthritis. Continue reading You Said It: Handling Parenting with Arthritis
Our DIY fundraising initiative helps you do it your way with ease.
To raise money for arthritis research and resources, the Arthritis Foundation hosts signature events throughout the year, like Walk to Cure Arthritis, Jingle Bell Run, galas and other fundraisers. Now you’re empowered to fundraise and raise awareness however you want to in the way that works best for you.
Read on to see how Dru did it! Continue reading Do It Yourself: A Simple & Satisfying Way to Make Your Mark
When something goes wrong with your car, you can check the owner’s manual to find out what it might be. But when something seems wrong in your body, you have no owner’s manual to turn to. That’s why internist and pain specialist Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, decided to create one. Continue reading Improve Your Daily Health With These Digital Tools
Whether you’re strapping yourself in or securing a child in a car seat, arthritis can make one of your car’s most important safety features a pain. Elin Schold Davis, an occupational therapist (OT) and project coordinator for the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Older Driver Initiative, offers these tips to make fastening and unfastening seat belts a cinch. Continue reading Tips to Take the Pain Out of Fastening Seat Belts
You want to look and feel your best, but painful, stiff joints often get in the way. “When you have arthritis, holding a makeup brush or razor can be difficult,” says Jeanne Harper, an occupational and certified hand therapist in Portas, California. These tips and devices can make looking good easier and less painful. Continue reading Get Ready for Your Day With Less Pain and Hassle
Walking is one of the best forms of exercise for people with arthritis. Find out how the right walking posture and the right walking shoe can ease your pain. Continue reading The Right Gait and the Right Shoe for Walking With Arthritis
When you live with the pain of arthritis, you’ll try anything to feel better. So, your interest may be piqued by the marketing of a healthier water. Alkaline water is touted as providing health through hydration, but does it really help? Minerals in water determine its pH. (A pH above 7 is more alkaline; below 7 is more acid.) Some contend that water treated to have a pH of 8 to 10 reduces the body’s acid load, which allegedly improves bone and immune system health, among other benefits. Continue reading Get the FACTS on Alkaline Water
Early, aggressive treatment and support from the arthritis community have helped the Rose family take back control. Continue reading Rose Family: Stronger Together
RA Today readers share how they make mornings easier with rheumatoid arthritis. Continue reading You Said It: Make Mornings Easier with RA
Read the words of this extraordinary Arthritis Foundation volunteer and Walk to Cure Arthritis honoree. Continue reading Embracing the Arthritis Community: What Makes Helen King So Passionate