Arthritis at Work

Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in adults in the US. The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis affects over 31 million Americans. Arthritis in the workplace is a problem many people face with jobs requiring repetitive motion, like office workers and carpenters. While most people are not aware that these motions can lead to a debilitating disease like arthritis, there are some who are taking precautions to avoid future symptoms. The below-listed article gives many great examples of how you can protect yourself from arthritis on the job or how to ease arthritis pain while working. Things, like taking frequent brakes and stretching, are helpful in the fight against chronic work-related arthritis. For more information about how you can protect yourself, check out our links on dealing with work-related arthritis, osteoarthritis. https://www.webmd.com/arthritis/features/ergonomics-at-work#1

Helpful arthritis related articles.

https://www.arthritis.org/about-arthritis/understanding-arthritis/arthritis-prevention.php

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4562436/