Arthritis is the inflammation of one or multiple joints. Chronic pain, stiffness, and swelling are common symptoms of arthritis but Rheumatoid Arthritis can gradually affect other organs like skin, heart, eyes, kidney, lungs, etc. Arthritis is seen commonly in elderly people, women being more often affected than men. Out of the 1000+ types of arthritis, the most prevalent are Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Spondylitis. These can result in decreased range of motion, inability to do daily activities, chronic arthritis pain, etc. Explore our curated collections for these types of arthritis in senior citizen to manage your condition better.
Medication, lifestyle changes like change in eating habits, special exercises and stretching help in arthritis pain relief. Use of mobility aids like canes and walkers helps in movement and takes the pressure/stress off the affected parts. Heat therapy devices and cold packs help in pain relief, especially for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Supportive orthopaedic aids and braces prevent additional damage to the joint. Self-help aids like No Tie Shoelaces, Free Hand Document Holders, Easy-grip Knife, Large Cutlery Grips etc. help in completing daily chores, grooming and dining independently while reducing stress on joints.