Arthritis Awareness Month

May 5, 2021

Follow these tips for living better with Arthritis during Arthritis Awareness Month…

Home Care in Arlington MA: Arthritis Awareness Month

Home Care in Arlington MA: Arthritis Awareness Month

Manage Pain

  • Discuss the use OTC medications with your physician
  • Alternating between ice packs and heating pad
  • Warm soaks with Epsom salts

Stay Active

  • Light exercise
  • Movement breaks throughout the day
  • Maintain good posture

Caring for Yourself

  • Follow your physician’s medication plan
  • Maintain an anti-inflammatory diet, limiting processed foods such as white bread, white pasta, and white rice.
  • Experiment with a Mediterranean diet.
  • Modify your home making daily tasks less challenging

 

If you or an aging loved-one is considering Home Care in Arlington, MA, please contact the caring staff at Visiting Nurse & Community Care today. (781) 643-6090

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