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These Hacks Promise a Better Day With Arthritis

People with arthritis share tips for battling morning stiffness and pain.

By Charlotte Hilton Andersen

5 Best Exercises for Joint Pain

Joint pain can get in the way of people with rheumatologic conditions being able to move around and live normally. The simple exercises described by physical therapists here can be the key to getting relief – and back in the game.

By K. Aleisha Fetters

Household Chore Hacks for RA

A day of decluttering can lead to pain and fatigue if you have RA. Use these tips to make household duties less likely to end in a flare.

By Cathy Kramer

RA Isn’t Your Ticket Out of a Home-Improvement Job

That DIY project your partner has not-so-gently suggested you tackle? You can hack it, even with RA. Here’s how to do it without ending up with a monster flare.

By Emil DeAndreis

How to Be Your Own Best Advocate With RA

It takes practice but knowing how to advocate for yourself will help you feel confident and safe in the treatments you receive.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Meal Prep in a Snap With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Smart meal prep can make cooking easier, but what if you have rheumatoid arthritis? These tips will take stress — and joint pain — off the menu.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.

Caring for a Newborn When You Have RA

Caring for a newborn when you have rheumatoid arthritis can seen downright daunting. These moms with RA speak candidly — and tell you it is possible.

By Cathy Kramer

Helpful Hand Exercises for RA

If your hands hurt from rheumatoid arthritis, hand exercises like curling your fingers and doing jazz hands can help keep your hands flexible and strong.

By Lene Andersen, MSW