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Joint Protection

Joint protection can reduce joint damage, preserve range of motion, and lessen osteoarthritis pain. Learn more about protecting your joints with assistive devices, braces, splints, and other joint protection techniques.
  1. Assistive Devices / Aids
  2. Osteoarthritis Exercise

Useful Gadgets for People With Hand Osteoarthritis
Easy tasks can become difficult if you have hand osteoarthritis. Consider these useful gadgets that were designed to save your hands.

Can You Always Stop Before You Overdo Activities With Osteoarthritis?
Even with osteoarthritis, you want to live a full life and not hold back. If you overdo activities though, you pay the price with increased pain and fatigue. Is it hard not to overdo? See submissions

6 Tips for Osteoarthritis Prevention
The best tip for osteoarthritis prevention is to maintain ideal body weight. Read about other ways to help prevent osteoarthritis.

Proper Body Mechanics Important for People with Arthritis
Body mechanics pertain to the position of your body when its moving. Proper body mechanics are important for everyone and especially for people with arthritis or other musculoskeletal conditions.

Joint Protection Advice for People With Arthritis
Joint protection can reduce stress on arthritic joints and decrease pain. There are several joint protection principles, which if followed, will help to conserve energy and preserve joint function.

What Actions Help Preserve Manual Dexterity?
Manual dexterity is the ability to make coordinated hand and finger movements. Manual dexterity may be compromised by arthritis, affecting ability to grasp, manipulate and maneuver objects. What actions help preserve manual dexterity in people with arthritis of the hand?

Do You Use Joint Protection Techniques?
You can lessen arthritis pain and preserve your joints by following joint protection techniques and principles.

How to Protect Your Joints
Advice about good body mechanics and assistive equipment to help you avoid further damage to your joints.

10 Ways to Protect Your Joints
Joint protection is as important to managing arthritis as any other aspect of your treatment plan.

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