By: Nicholas A. Smerlis, MD, FAAOS, CAQSH
Published: May 22, 2020
With more time at home during quarantine, now is a great time to tackle that home to-do list. Working in flower beds, power-washing the driveway, or even finally taking the time to build a new piece of furniture are all great activities to start. But be careful, the possibility of an arthritic flare-up lurks for some projects.
Be Mindful of Arthritic Flare-Ups
As spring blooms, we spend time preparing flower beds, weeding, and pruning. Together, these activities can create the perfect opportunity for arthritis in the hand and wrist to flare, leading to swollen joints and painful movements. Read more