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Tips For Flying With Ankylosing Spondylitis

For a smooth journey — from security to baggage claim — here’s what you should know about plane travel with ankylosing spondylitis.

By Charis Hill
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Tips for Flying With Ankylosing Spondylitis

Catching a plane? Here’s what to know before you go about flying with ankylosing spondylitis — including what to pack and how to navigate airline policies.

By Charis Hill
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How to Avoid Gout Flares While Traveling

A gout flare can completely ruin a work trip or vacation. To minimize your risk of gout flares while traveling, follow these tips.

By Malaika Hill
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10 Tips for Traveling With Fibromyalgia

With fibromyalgia, even small changes to your routine can trigger a flare, which makes travel a challenge. These tips can help ease the pain on your next trip.

By Ginger Vieira
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Buying A Car When You Have RA

If you're shopping for a car that will be more comfortable with rheumatoid arthritis, use this car buying checklist to find one that suits your needs.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.
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Chronic Pain and Travel: Planning Tips

In this installment of Chronic Pain and Travel, we explore how to make and execute a specific plan to meet your individual travel challenges.

By Celeste Cooper, RN
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Navigating Chronic Pain When Planning for Travel

Learn to recognize “hazard signs” for travel planning and beyond with chronic illness, including anxiety, delays, and other factors.

By Celeste Cooper, RN
Travelers walking with their luggage.

Tips for Traveling with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis can make travel even more stressful than normal. Follow these helpful travel tips to make you next trip more comfortable.

By Lene Andersen, MSW
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Tips for Traveling Traveling With Medication

Traveling when you have a chronic pain condition can be challenging. One of the issues you’ll have to contend with if you are flying and/or traveling to another country is how to transport your medications. Since the rules vary depending upon whether ...

By Karen Lee Richards