A 38-year-old member asked:
What kind of gift would be helpful for someone with rheumatoid arthritis in their knee and shoulder?
4 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Rheumatoid arthritis: How thoughtful. Consider heating pads and ice packs. Also purified omega, gym membership/pool pass.
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Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Meds: A bottle of excederin may go a long way. Also consider a functional device to help with their activities of daily living.
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Rheumatology 21 years experience
Wraps and shoes: Shoes with proper support can make a big difference with knee pain as well as low back pain
wraps that you microwave and then place where you hurt like your shoulders are wonderful too.
5.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dentistry 45 years experience
Warm water therapy: Consider a membership to a local ymca or fitness facility that has a warm water indoor pool for water aerobics.
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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