For people living with arthritis, it can be tough to balance completing your daily chores around the house while keeping your condition in check. Making modifications to your everyday activities, whether it’s by using proper joint mechanics or different devices or tools, is a great way to begin. Coming up with an at-home management program -- and sticking with it -- can help you get through the day with less arthritis pain.
Here are some tips for managing your arthritis while you’re going about your daily activities at home.
Contributed by Casey Degliuomini, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist at Hospital for Special Surgery