Rheuma Tips! Did you know? #16

Rheuma Tips! Did you know? #16

Want to share your arthritis story and advocate for issues in the community to members of Congress? Below are some tips on how to begin. Members of Congress serve and rely on the constituents they represent. What is a constituent? Well, that is you! The person living...
Rheuma Tips! Did you know? #16

Rheuma Tips! Did you know? #15

The Best Exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis Why do people wait until new years to start setting health/fitness goals? If there is any time to reignite this, it’s when the weather is nice out! Being outside in nature can uplift your spirits when you’re having a bad day...
Rheuma Tips! Did you know? #16

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Managing School and Juvenile Arthritis Knowing your child’s educational rights is an important first step in managing their juvenile arthritis in the classroom. Children with juvenile arthritis are covered under federal law, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act...
Rheuma Tips! Did you know? #16

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How to Thrive in the Workplace with Rheumatoid Arthritis   Pace Yourself Being mindful of your limits is crucial. We all have boundaries that when pushed past can eventually leads to flares. That’s one thing to try and decrease as much as possible.   Asking...
Rheuma Tips! Did you know? #16

Rheuma Tips! Did you know? #12

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Your Hands   Facts: Hands are where many of the very first symptoms appear. RA typically affects the wrist and finger joints. Pain and inflammation can make use of your hands uncomfortable and difficult. Physical deformities can occur if...
Rheuma Tips! Did you know? #16

Rheuma Tips! Did you know? #11

It has been long noted that new onset rheumatoid arthritis right after giving birth and in the postpartum period, is common among women. Here are some reasons why this happens: The changes occurring in the body during pregnancy are profound. Trauma is a known factor...