Living with Hand Pain blog — Rheumatoid Arthritis

Ask Trevor CHT: Do X-rays show if you have arthritis?

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Ask Trevor CHT: Do X-rays show if you have arthritis?

Jamie asks:

"Do X-rays show if you have arthritis in your hands?"

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Ask Trevor CHT: fused wrists

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Ask Trevor CHT: fused wrists

Rachel asks:

"I have rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. My hands are very painful and I have several joints replaced over the years. I have little movement in my wrists and am considering getting them fused.

Is it safer to let them fuse naturally or fuse them surgically now?"

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Ask Trevor CHT: Scared of a steroid shot

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Ask Trevor CHT: Scared of a steroid shot

Rita asks:

"I have osteoarthritis in my wrist and have been advised to get a steroid shot. I’ve heard that this can be very painful and it’s putting me off getting it done. Any advice?"

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Why are disability products so ugly?

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Why are disability products so ugly?

Ever wondered why disability products are so ugly?

In this video Grace & Able founder Sarah walks you through the reasons behind ugly disability products, and how we can change things.


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What can I do if my pain can't be "fixed"?

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What can I do if my pain can't be "fixed"?

Certified Hand Therapist Trevor Petrie addresses the difficult topic of what to do when your pain cannot be 'fixed'.

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