Finding new ways to do household chores may lessen arthritis pain

Try: #use a rubber or latex jar opener to avoid strain on fingers joints and pressure on palms #spread the weight of heavy objects over several joints for example don’t loop the handles of a bag or package over a couple of fingers instead use the hand and elbow to hold the weight against the chest and let the arm joints and trunk help the fingers bear the weight #always use two hands to lift a heavy pot or pan #use a rolling tray cart to move food pots or pans in the kitchen and dining room #use a folding shopping cart to move packages laundry or tools around the home or in public

Materials: Round rubber jar opener rolling tray cart folding shopping cart

Categories: Maintenance, Medical Physical, Male, Female, Mobility, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Independence, No Supervision, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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