In acute gonorrhoeal arthritis, simulating rheumatic fever, salicylates are useless.
If your loved one likes to play cards but is vision impaired or has difficulty holding the cards due to arthritis or limited hand dexterity, playing card holders, a card shuffler and large print playing cards make great birthday gifts.
Easy to Fasten Clothing - Seniors who experience arthritis, osteoporosis, or other health problems that limit their manual dexterity find dealing with standard clothing fasteners to be difficult, frustrating, and in some cases impossible.
Autoimmune disorder-One of a group of disorders, like rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus, in which the immune system is overactive and has lost the ability to distinguish between self and non-self.
Your doctor will already be aware of the fact that the Arthritis Foundation recommends active range of motion exercises that target arthritis, but it is a good idea for you to understand these recommendations as well.