Superhero Arthritis Gloves

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What’s a superhero supposed to do when his hands are hurting, but he can’t just drop everything he is doing in order to give them a rest? Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy pulls out and puts on his pair of Thermoskin Arthritis Gloves! I don’t know if it is the slight compression or the warmth that is generated by wearing these gloves …

To The Rescue!

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When Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy was young, and something went wrong, the solution was easy. Mighty Mouse to the Rescue! (Remember, back when cartoons advertised new cereals between shows and not toys during shows?) Ah, how I loved cartoons. (Come to think of it, my childhood idol was a superhero rodent? What was up with that?) Now, when things go wrong, …

Titanium Ankle Protectors

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy reveals the inside secrets of part of his superhero attire…on the next Inside Edition! Okay, so my ankle protectors aren’t really made out of titanium…but sometimes it feels as if there are. Although my ankles do get slightly swollen at times, that have yet to show any signs of permanent joint damage. On some days they are …

Aids To Daily Living: Angled Knives

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Up until only a few months ago, Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy struggled with the idea of using aids to daily living. “It will make things easier for you” I was told by different people. Still, my head spun as I flipped through the pages of a Sammons Preston catalog. “Could I really be at a point where I need to use …

Aromatherapy & RA

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Over the past few years, Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy has put together a pretty decent collection of aromatherapy essential oils…although there are some important oils that I still need to buy, in order for my collection to be more complete. I have tried all types of diffusers, ranging from electrical to candle-lit. Each one of them is nice in it’s own …