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9 Tips for Doing Household Chores with Psoriatic Arthritis

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Cleaning supplies in living room.
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Washing wall with flat hand.
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Clean with a flat hand


Washing counter with both hands.
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Use two hands instead of one


Open kitchen drawer.
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Let your larger joints do the work


Garden trowel.
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Optimize your grips


Squatting down to pick up basket of laundry.
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Use correct lifting and handling techniques


Doing sit-ups in living room.
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Exercise regularly


Meditating with yoga.
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Try to reduce stress


Waking up from restful sleep.
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Get plenty of sleep


Rheumatologist at desk.
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Keep in touch with your rheumatologist


Claire Gillespie

Claire Gillespie

southpawclaire

Claire Gillespie writes about mental health, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and IBS for HealthCentral. She is a passionate about mental health awareness, and also writes about health and wellness for other sites, including Vice, SELF, Zocdoc, Reader’s Digest, and Healthline. You can follow her on Twitter @southpawclaire.