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Living With Arthritis

Make each day with arthritis as good as it can be. Learn and incorporate strategies that help you cope with symptoms, like joint pain and stiffness, and ease daily challenges.

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senior woman performing crunch exercise
Neck Arthritis? These Are the Exercises to Avoid
person putting on socks
What You Need to Know About Arthritis Socks
hand therapy
Hand Physical Therapy for Arthritis
Woman working at a white desk grasping her left wrist
Can Wearing a Magnetic Bracelet Ease Arthritis Pain?
woman suffering neck ache in winter
Best Climate for Arthritis
Oatmeal porridge in bowl
Can You Eat Oatmeal if You Have Gout? Pros and Cons
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Fish and Gout: What to Eat, What to Avoid
Arthritis treatments
The 6 Best OTC Arthritis Treatments of 2021
A woman sits at the foot of her bed, awake, as her partner sleeps in the background.
Is Painsomnia Disrupting Your Sleep?
Depression and sleep deprivation are linked
How Are Sleep Deprivation And Depression Linked?
Tuna Roll
Tuna and Gout: Pros, Cons, and Tips
Prunes are high in the trace mineral boron
The Best Foods High in Boron
Man doing yoga
Yoga for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Filling a plastic free reusable water bottle in kitchen sink.
How Much Water to Drink to Help Your Arthritis
Group of people doing Tai chi in a park
Living Well With Arthritis
Man walking with cane
Pain From Arthritis Can Change How You Do Daily Activities
Man stretching with trainer
10 Empowering Ways to Fight Arthritis
Man relaxing with headphones.
How to Prevent an Arthritis Flare Up
Salmon on acutting board with dill, lemon slices, and capers
Natural Ways to Fight Inflammation
What Is the Connection Between Chronic Illness and Depression?
Man holding coffee mug by window with raindrops
What's the Connection Between Arthritis and Weather?
Cooking utensils and food
10 Cooking Tips for People With Arthritis
Older couple working out in urban park
Coping With Arthritis Using the 8 Eights Strategy
Person chopping onion with mincing knife
Well Designed Kitchen Tools to Help Reduce Stress on Arthritic Joints
Child getting exam for Perthes disease
Perthes Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
senior man with morning stiffness in back
Tips for Dealing With Morning Stiffness From Arthritis
Arnica As a Natural Treatment Option for Arthritis
Older woman getting a flu shot
Many People With Arthritis Are Unsure About Annual Flu Shots
Checking medication
Should You Avoid Alcohol If You Take Arthritis Medications?
The sedentary life of a couch potato.
Sedentary Lifestyle May Worsen Arthritis Symptoms
woman having eye exam
The Link Between Arthritis and Eye Problems
Robot vacuum cleaning hardwood floor
Must-Have Household Cleaning Tools and Products for People With Arthritis
Woman on bike at beach.
The Best Ways to Improve Your Life If You Have Arthritis
Restaurant server pouring white wine
Can You Drink Alcohol When Taking Arthritis Drugs?
Hip pain
10 Actions That Can Actually Increase Arthritis Pain
A woman with sore shoulder arthritis
The Role Stress Plays on Coping With Your Arthritis
Woman hooking her bra from the back
The 9 Best Bras for People With Arthritis of 2021
woman running up stairs
How to Use Common Sense to Prevent Slips and Falls
Senior couple riding bikes in park
10 Ways to Stop Arthritis From Getting You Down
Two happy women walking together outside
4 Ways to Stay Healthier for Longer If You Have Osteoarthritis
Signs of gastrointestinal bleeding
What Are the Risks of Gastrointestinal Bleeding From Medications?
Senior man in emergency room
When Patients With Rheumatic Diseases Should Go to the Emergency Room
Woman donated blood
Can People With Arthritis Donate Blood?
An older woman struggling to open a jar
Discover All of the Functional Limitations Related to Arthritis
Grimacing woman holding her aching stomach
What You Can Do to Reduce the Risk of Bleeding Ulcers From NSAIDs
Shed Your Worries When You're Dating With Arthritis
Senior woman combing her hair
Which Arthritis Medications Cause Hair Loss?
Worker getting down boxes
Can You Keep Your Job or Career When You Have Arthritis?
Man napping in chair
Arthritis Patients Are Tired of Being Tired
Pregnant woman in swimming pool
What to Consider About Pregnancy If You Have Arthritis
Man with back pain in bed
Inadequate Sleep Is Common With Arthritis
Photosensitivity reaction
Photosensitivity Reaction Possible With Certain Arthritis Medications
Orthopedic insert
Foot Orthotics May Help Some People With Arthritis
Pain in a knee
How Referred Pain Makes Arthritis Diagnosis Difficult
buying mattress
The 7 Best Mattresses for Arthritis of 2021
Opening a jar
The 8 Best Gifts for People with Arthritis of 2021
Woman resting in bed with dog
10 Ways to Fight Fatigue From Arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis, general practitioner examining patient and hand for signs of rheumatoid arthri : Stock Photo CompAdd to Board Caption:Rheumatoid arthritis. General practitioner examining a patient's hand for signs of rheumatoid arthritis. This condition is caused by the immune system attacking the body's own tissues, causing progressive joint and cartilage destruction. As the cartilage is worn away, new bone grows as part of the repair process. This causes stiffness and deformity of the fingers. Treatment is with anti-inflammatory drugs and physiotherapy. Rheumatoid arthritis, general practitioner examining patient and hand for signs of rheumatoid arthritis
Arthritis Hands Photo Gallery
Keyless ignition is helpful for people with arthritis
Car Accessories and Features to Make Driving With Arthritis Easier
exercise class
Spinal Arthritis: Coping, Support, and Living Well