Five Things You May Know Not Know About Arthritic Aids
Posted by Staff on 6/3/2015 to Articles
1. Arthritic Aids Are Not Just About Wheelchairs
In fact, arthritis is not just about discomfort associated with mobility. Persons with arthritis often have trouble with some daily tasks that seem commonplace: cooking and eating meals; bathing; grooming; and getting dressed. Arthritic aids not only ease the pain, but they allow persons with arthritis to join in with everyday activities enjoyed by other people who are not suffering from arthritis.
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Living with arthritis can present a wide array of challenges. Some of these challenges may be temporary, following surgery or during periods of flare-ups. Some of these challenges may be life long. Arthritis can create problems with mobility, range of motion, fine motor skills, and cause pain and fatigue that may affect the performance of daily tasks. While surgery, physical therapy and pain management may help some people with some of these issues, for the most part there is no way to remove the cause of the difficulty. Therefore, it is important for the person with arthritis to find solutions to some of these basic problems, and fortunately there are many products available that can help.
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Arthritis Putting Damper on Couple's Social Life
"My husband suffers from arthritis so badly that almost everything he does causes him pain and discomfort. You can imagine what this has done to our social life! We hardly go out anymore. The thing of it is, I think he really does want to go out. It's just the arthritis that's holding him back."
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There are a host of adapted aids to help arthritic persons around the house. Many are familiar — from special kitchen aids like lipped plates to grooming and bathing aids such as elevated toilet seats and hand grips for the bathtub.
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Ease of Installation – Mounts securely to structural studs behind bathtub wall of any construction (fiberglass, plastic, tile wall, etc.).
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A Well-Stocked Kitchen for Arthritic Cooks
Most kitchens are packed with implements as big and weighty as cast-iron Dutch ovens and small appliances and as tiny as measuring spoons and grapefruit forks. Yet out of all of those hundreds of items, consider how few are appropriate for the arthritic cook.
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Daily living with urinary incontinence, lack of mobility
Establishing a restroom routine is important for people with mobility impairments or people who have urinary incontinence.
Managing restroom needs can be difficult for these groups of people, especially in today’s hustle-bustle environment of meetings and long work weeks.
However, it is important for you to take care of your body. Not being able to go to the restroom when you need to can cause health problems and inconveniences.
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