We asked a few of our contributors the one common misconception people who do not live with Rheumatoid Arthritis have about RA. Here is what they say:
Pets can be a source of comfort and support to those of us with RA. I share how my dog, Leah has done just that for me.
This video explores the notion that you must love and care for yourself if you hope to successfully manage your RA with some tips on how to do just that!
In this video, Nan discusses how our fingernails are impacted by RA and how to take care of them.
RheumatoidArthritis.net contributor Kelly Mack and her husband Richard Faust discuss what it means to be a caregiver for someone living with rheumatoid arthritis. While the misconceptions may be many (such as caring... READ MORE
In this video Nan offers some shortcuts around holiday tasks that will make the season brighter and more fun!
A key way to make it through this very time of year is to pace yourself and here are some strategies for doing just that.
One of the most crucial decisions we make is the selection of a physician to treat our RA. This video offers some specific criteria and also subtle nuances to help you make... READ MORE
Support from loved ones is an important component of living with a challenging condition like Rheumatoid Arthritis. In a previous blog, I interviewed my husband Richard Faust (link: https://rheumatoidarthritis.net/living/husbands-perspective/) to get his... READ MORE
Negative emotions can drive RA down a path we do not want or need! How can we manage them? I have some ideas.
Taking medication for RA often means routine blood work. The timing of when you schedule that blood work can make a difference in the test results. Learn why you should avoid having... READ MORE
Long days at the infusion center can be made easier with a little preparation. I like to make sure that I’m well hydrated, dressed comfortably, focused on safety, prepared with lunch or... READ MORE
Accomplishing simple tasks is not so easy when you live with RA. Tools that make everyday tasks easier are great. Tools that help to protect joints, reduce pain, and overcome weakness are... READ MORE
In this video, Kelly Mack shares some of her favorite gadgets for making life with RA a little bit easier. Her favorite tools help with reaching, grabbing, and opening jars.
My typical day begins early with exercises and includes a busy day of work, quality time with my husband, and ends with aqua-therapy. I like to create a balance of work, fun,... READ MORE
In honor of Arthritis Awareness month, I’m sharing the 10 things I wish others knew about rheumatoid arthritis. RA is not the same as osteoarthritis. The thing I feel that people really... READ MORE
Rheumatoid arthritis is a complicated condition that the vast majority of people are either unaware of or misinformed about. While it’s impossible for anyone to truly understand what it’s like to live... READ MORE