Monthly Archives: May 2012

  • Arthritis and Your Support Network

    Posted on May 20, 2012 by in Rheumatoid Arthritis

    At some point during your condition you’re going to need support, this can be support from family and you can also get support from government agencies or what most likely happens is a combination of both. In the early stages, support really only comes down to perhaps someone doing a little bit of shopping for […]

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  • Arthritis and Your Home

    Posted on May 13, 2012 by in Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Depending on your condition, you will need to consider some changes to where you live. As someone who has lived in a variety of countries, I didn’t really have a permanent home and have now settled down in a small apartment which is easy to manage and is designed to a specification that is friendly […]

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  • Arthritis And Mobility

    Posted on May 10, 2012 by in Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Over time, my Arthritis has affected my mobility. At first, the stiffness in my joints made it increasingly more difficult for me to get out and about and work. In the early stages, it got to the point where I was unable to continue working as a computer network installation engineer as this required a […]

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  • Arthritis And Your Doctor

    Posted on May 8, 2012 by in Rheumatoid Arthritis

    In most cases, your doctor will be the one who diagnoses your condition initially. In my case, this was a doctor who I trusted in the country where I was living and working, the reason I went to see him was that I had swelling in my feet, legs and hands. His initial examination indicated […]

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  • Why Arthritis – Why Me?

    Posted on May 6, 2012 by in Rheumatoid Arthritis

    To be honest, this is not a question I spend a lot of time thinking about. I know several members of my immediate family also suffer from Arthritis or it could have been work related or leisure activity related (I have done many types of work in my time and been very active in my […]

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    Living With Arthritis

    Posted on May 4, 2012 by in Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Over the past few years, I have had to get used to the fact of living with Arthritis. Initially diagnosed whilst working abroad, later confirmed when I returned from working there. Over the years since the initial diagnosis, my Rheumatiod Arthritis has progressed to the point now that I am wheelchair bound but still remain […]

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