Tips for Taking Care of Your Joints at Work
In the past, a diagnosis of arthritis meant your days in the workplace were numbered. But with improved treatments and workplace ergonomics, staying employed for as long as you want is possible.
1. Move around
2. Ditch the high heels
3. Compute comfortably
4. Avoid a pain in the neck
5. Rest your wrists
6. Sit tight
7. Replace or modify it
8. Handle heavy loads
9. Get Flexible
Make the workplace work for you by doing all you can to manage your disease by following your treatment plan and working with your employer to make adjustments to improve your joint health. For more workplace tips, click here.
Employers can help their employees who have arthritis as well as their organization with free information and resources from the Arthritis Foundation. Learn more at Arthritis@Work.
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