Living & Coping With Arthritis

Being diagnosed with arthritis entails a lifetime of coping with the condition. Even if after successful treatment the disease goes into remission, you will always be wondering how long it will last. Fortunately, there is help and resources for living and coping with arthritis. Find tips on dealing with the pain, supporting a child or loved one with the disease, and daily coping exercises.

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    Capsicum creams, menthol creams and some lotions that blend many botanicals and nutrients, can be helpful for relieving joint pain. Find out more about these topical remedies.
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    Many have asked, “Does whey protein help arthritis”? Despite conflicting notions, current evidence shows that these are more helpful than detrimental to arthritis.
  • The Best Mattresses for People With Arthritis
    There are numerous types of mattresses available today, from the traditional coil or latex to the latest memory foam. The best mattress for arthritis sufferers is one that promotes relaxation, supporting the hips with the spine firmly aligned while not causing any pain or discomfort.
  • List of the Best Shoes for Arthritis
    If you are an arthritis sufferer, you may have given up on the idea of ever wearing stylish shoes. However, recent studies have shown that what health professionals once recommended as the best shoes for arthritis, may not necessarily be a good fit for arthritis patients.
  • How Barometric Pressure Affects Arthritis
    Some arthritis sufferers believe their symptoms worsen when the weather changes. What is the relationship between arthritis and barometric pressure?
  • Finding a Job when You have Arthritis in the Knees
    Finding a job with arthritis in the knees takes time and patience as one will get a few knock-backs from companies who don’t understand the disability. Once at the interview stage, it is up to the individual to convince them that one can do the job with a few modifications to the workplace layout.
  • Stress Reduction Techniques for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    For arthritis sufferers figuring out how to manage pain can be a daily struggle. Learn about the powerful impact of stress reduction techniques for rheumatoid arthritis.