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Who can help with my work ergonomics if I have rheumatoid arthritis?

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Your employer may be able to set up a professional evaluation of your workspace, so ask your HR department. An occupational or physical therapist can also help you learn how to do tasks on the job with less stress to your joints.

SOURCES:

Lacaille, D. , Oct. 15, 2004. Arthritis Care and Research

How Stuff Works: "How to Prevent Arthritis Pain."

Spine Universe: "Is Your Work Space Spine-Friendly?"

RA: "RA Management: A Practical Guide."

Koehn, C., Palmer, T., Esdaile, J. , Oxford University Press US, 2001. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Plan to Win

WebMD Medical Reference: "Assistive Devices for Rheumatoid Arthritis."

Reviewed by David Zelman on May 11, 2017

SOURCES:

Lacaille, D. , Oct. 15, 2004. Arthritis Care and Research

How Stuff Works: "How to Prevent Arthritis Pain."

Spine Universe: "Is Your Work Space Spine-Friendly?"

RA: "RA Management: A Practical Guide."

Koehn, C., Palmer, T., Esdaile, J. , Oxford University Press US, 2001. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Plan to Win

WebMD Medical Reference: "Assistive Devices for Rheumatoid Arthritis."

Reviewed by David Zelman on May 11, 2017

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