As we face the uncertain nature of life, it is crucial to plan for the future. This includes making arrangements for our assets and health should a terminal illness arise. While it may not be a comfortable topic to discuss, having a will and other necessary legal documents in place is essential. One critical document... Continue Reading →
I Need Your Help – Let’s Rock the Walk
Hey everyone! Did you know that over 60 million American adults have doctor-diagnosed arthritis? 2.2 million adults in Ohio and over 8000 children. That's a lot of people dealing with joint pain and inflammation every day. But it's not just adults - there are also over 300,000 kids with arthritis in the US, and Ohio... Continue Reading →
Working From Home Challenges
As someone who lives with chronic pain, I know how frustrating and debilitating it can be. I recently went back to work and my joint pain has increased tenfold. It feels like there's a tourniquet wrapped around my leg, cutting off circulation to the leg with osteonecrosis. This makes it difficult to move around and... Continue Reading →
What’s the most fun way to exercise?
What's the most fun way to exercise? Hmmmm, When living with chronic knee and back pain, exercise may seem daunting and painful. However, there are still fun and low-impact ways to stay active and improve overall health. Roller skating and hiking used to be fun and my favorite way to exercise, I lived at the... Continue Reading →
What to Expect When Living With Spondylolysis that has progressed Spondylolisthesis
I had back pain off and on for about 14 years, doctors usually thought I was too young for such intense pain, one doctor accused me of being a pill seeker. I was so frustrated I reported him to the local hospital administrator. I also fired a couple doctors because they acted as if I... Continue Reading →
Going to Try a Compound Pharmacy
I hate pills and medication in general. You take something for one thing and then you have to worry about side effects , addiction wasting money on things that don’t work or you have a bad reaction to. Living with joint pain has many challenges, what works often doctors don’t want to give and yet... Continue Reading →
Good Communication with Your Physicians Is Vital – Arthritis Topic
It is important to be honest with your healthcare providers about any pain or discomfort you are experiencing, even if you feel like you can manage it. Telling your doctor that you are fine when you are really experiencing arthritis pain can prevent you from receiving the appropriate treatment and care that you need. Your... Continue Reading →
Working Remotely Is Good When Living With Arthritis or Any Chronic Condition
Working remotely from home can be a great option for individuals who live with arthritis and chronic joint pain. This is because it provides a more comfortable and flexible work environment, which can help to alleviate some of the physical and emotional stress that comes with working in an office. One of the main benefits... Continue Reading →
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