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Assistive Devices Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Devices at Your Service

When you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), everyday activities like cooking and cleaning may be painful or more difficult to do. Fortunately, assistive devices can make it easier to get the job done.

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Medically Reviewed By: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS | Last Review Date:

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Medical References

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00163);
  2. Smart Moves for Safe Cleaning, Arthritis Foundation (http://www.arthritistoday.org/what-you-can-do/everyday-solutions/do-it-easier/housework/safe-cleanin...;
  3. Self-Help Arthritis Devices, Arthritis Foundation (http://www.arthritistoday.org/what-you-can-do/protecting-joints/devices-and-aids/arthritis-devices.p...;
  4. Feet Hurt? Slip in Some Relief with Shoe Inserts, Arthritis Foundation (http://www.arthritistoday.org/what-you-can-do/protecting-joints/joint-support/foot-pain-shoe-inserts...;
  5. Finger Joint Support, Arthritis Foundation (http://www.arthritistoday.org/what-you-can-do/protecting-joints/joint-support/ring-splint.php);
  6. Ways to Prevent Pain and Get Around, Arthritis Foundation (http://www.arthritistoday.org/where-it-hurts/wrist-hand-and-finger-pain/wrist-hand-and-finger-care/p...;
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