Rheumatoid Arthritis Blog Posts

9 Little-Known Life Hacks for Living with Arthritis Hand Pain

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These 9 life hacks can protect your hands from unnecessary strain and prevent arthritis hand pain from getting worse. These tips cover everything from food prep and taking medications to holding children and choosing a travel mug.

Get a Grip on Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Hands and Wrists

Hand and Wrist Rheumatoid Arthritis
Try these home treatments to relieve hand and wrist pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis. You may also consider working with an occupational therapist to help strengthen joints in the fingers, thumbs, and wrists.

Top 8 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Should Eat

Anti-inflammatory cocktail in a mason jar with a straw
These 8 anti-inflammatory foods, drinks, and spices can help you combat pain due to inflammation, such as arthritis pain.

Is My Hand Pain Caused by Arthritis or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms can be very close to arthritis symptoms.
Pain and numbness in your hands can be a sign of carpel tunnel, arthritis, or both. Doctors look for specific signs when evaluating patients for these two conditions.

What’s Causing My Hip Pain?

Hip osteoarthritis, bursitis, ankylosing spondylitis, and hip impingement are common causes of hip pain
Osteoarthritis, bursitis, hip impingement, labral tears, and even back problems can cause your hip to hurt. Learn the hallmark symptoms of the most common hip conditions to help you identify the source of your hip pain and possibly relieve it.

Can Antibiotic Use Increase Your Risk of Getting RA?

A large clinical study involving more than 110,000 people suggests a connection between oral antibiotic use and the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.

Good Dental Care Is Important for Those with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Patient and dentist have a consultation.
Studies show that good oral hygiene can help to alleviate rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.

Can RA Symptoms Be Reversed with Diet?

Spread of fruits and vegetables.
Clint Paddison shares his journey about severe rheumatoid arthritis, and how he eliminated his RA symptoms with a strict diet and exercise regime.

Using Heat and Cold to Treat a Rheumatoid Arthritis Flare-Up

Medical illustration showing different methods of heat and cold therapy
Heat and cold therapy can be used to treat stiffness and swelling from rheumatoid arthritis.

“Treat to Target”: A New Approach to Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

Treat to Target Rheumatoid Arthritis
New ways of thinking about how rheumatoid arthritis is treated can mean better outcomes and improved quality of life for those with the condition.