They can be used before surgery or long after your orthopedic surgeon gives you clearance. Here are some of the items that I find helpful and hopefully you can too.
If you are married, getting married in the near future or want to be married someday and living with rheumatoid arthritis, these three tips can help keep your union strong and alive for years to come.
Dating isn’t easy, especially when chronic illness is thrown into the mix. Just like any relationship there can be challenges along the way. Good communication, trust, understanding and unconditional love, are some of the elements needed for a healthy long-lasting union no matter the circumstances.
Poorly managed, under treated and undiagnosed arthritis can lead to depression or anxiety. Existing mental health issues can aggravate arthritis too. Even those living with this illness for years can struggle on and off with these conditions. Knowing different ways to cope by either seeing a therapist, medication, exercise, diet or stress management techniques can make all the difference in having a positive outcome.
Telehalth and telemedicine can be used to help address different aspects of rheumatoid arthritis and related conditons. Often times coping with a chronic illness and the ups and downs of it all, can be overwhelming. If you feel you need help managing your wellbeing, seeking a counselor and/or counseling can be accessed through these two types of healthcare options.
This year I began working with theRAconnection, as a moderator and blogger. If you are living with RA, PsA, OA, Lupus, AS or are a loved one, caretaker, spouse, friend etcetera, of someone you know living with these conditions, then you are in the right place! I have...