In this live webinar, occupational therapist and rheumatoid arthritis patient Cheryl Crow shares the exact process she follows to manage, cope with and prevent rheumatoid arthritis flare-ups.
The majority of this information is applicable to other similar rheumatic diseases such as ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis.
Topics covered include:
✅ Defining terms: What is a flare? What triggers a flare?
✅ Focus on Pain: Tools to prevent pain (including exercise, nutrition, joint protection, sleep and stress management), tools to minimize existing pain (from hot and cold packs and beyond!)
✅ Focus on Fatigue: Tools to prevent and minimize existing fatigue (including energy conservation, task simplification, more lifestyle factors such as exercise and sleep, and more)
✅ Focus on Stress management: How mindfulness and ACT (acceptance and commitment therapy) can help you cope with the unpredictability of flares
✅ Focus on Symptom Tracking: How this can help you determine your unique flare triggers
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