The day-to-day demands of work can pose many challenges when you have arthritis. That’s true whether you work at a desk job or a job that requires lifting and bending. Fortunately, a few simple principles can help most people get through the day without undue pain. Ergonomically designed chairs, desks, and specific equipment can also help take the strain off painful joints. Here are eight tips from arthritis experts.
Children are rarely diagnosed with gout. If a child does develop gout,
the doctor will check to see whether the child has a problem present since
birth (congenital) that is affecting
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