Rheuma Tips! Did you know? #14

Rheuma Tips! Did you know? #14

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? #13

Rheuma Tips! Did you know? #13

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? #12

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? #11

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...
Rheuma Tips! Did you know? #10

Rheuma Tips! Did you know? #10

Your child was diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JRA), now what? Here are some helpful tips for parents navigating this journey. Early treatment plan. Working with your pediatric rheumatologist to form a game plan early on with medication, physical therapy...
Rheuma Tips! Did you know? #9

Rheuma Tips! Did you know? #9

February is known as the “love” month. Whether you are single, dating, engaged, married or somewhere in between practicing self-love daily is key, especially if you are living with a chronic illness or disability. Whatever it is you choose to do this Valentine’s Day,...