Keeping It Real With Arthritis: 10 People Living Despite Rheumatoid Arthritis to Watch in 2020

Keeping It Real With Arthritis: 10 People Living Despite Rheumatoid Arthritis to Watch in 2020

These arthritis stories by a self-taught acrylic painter, an occupational therapist, a yoga instructor, and more will hopefully help you stay positive, inspired, empowered, and motivated to not let this disease define you. Pattie My name is Pattie and I have just...
Four Years Later: The Good, The Bad and The Not So Ugly of a Total Knee Replacement

Four Years Later: The Good, The Bad and The Not So Ugly of a Total Knee Replacement

  “How come you want to remember it?” “Why celebrate the anniversary of your surgery?” “Forget about it, don’t make it a big deal.” These are some of the things I have heard people tell me since my total knee replacement four years ago. Taking a moment to look at...
How the Live Yes! Arthritis Network is Helping Those in The Arthritis Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How the Live Yes! Arthritis Network is Helping Those in The Arthritis Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we enter a new month of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us living with arthritis or any other underlying condition already know the importance of staying home during this uncertain time in history. The world and our communities have experienced fear, stress and an...
My Go-To Products After Total Knee Replacement Surgery

My Go-To Products After Total Knee Replacement Surgery

Many of you probably have heard me talk about undergoing a total knee replacement in 2016. These past two years has taught me a lot. Thanks to my informative and helpful physical therapist’s, I was introduced to several different methods that could help aid in my...
The Most Comfortable Gloves for Arthritic Hands During the Winter

The Most Comfortable Gloves for Arthritic Hands During the Winter

Did you know that rheumatoid arthritis commonly begins in the hands and wrists? Early symptoms can cause pain, discomfort and inflammation. These can be further aggravated by cold, wet and damp weather often seen in the winter months. Dressing in layers and being...
Breaking Free from Chronic Illness

Breaking Free from Chronic Illness

-Ways to break free from and cope with the constraints of chronic illness, in order to live your best life- Are we ever considered to be free from chronic illness? The word ‘chronic’ can mean; persistent, long-lasting, long-term, difficult to eradicate or ceaseless....