That’s especially true with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Experts recommend keeping stress in check and moving regularly to help avoid joint stiffness while on the road.
Other travel tips for people with RA include:
·Taking a lightweight bag with spinning wheels
·Checking your bags
·Bringing heat wraps and cold wraps
In advance of National ArthritisAwareness Month in May, our guests, rheumatologist Dr. Grace Wright and Maria,a person living with RA, will offer tips to help make traveling easier forthose with RA. Dr.
Wright can also talk about therole that treatment plays in managing RA.
Facts about RA
·InRA,theimmunesystemattacksthetissuesofthejoints,causinginflammation,pain,and eventuallyjoint damage and disability if not treatedappropriately3
·RA affects approximately 1.3 million Americans,with nearly 75 percent beingwomen4
·It most often strikes people between 30 and 60years old; however, it can occur in adults at anyage5
When you book a window, we’ll providebios & suggested questions. Interview: Courtesy of Sanofi and RegeneronPharmaceuticals, Inc.
Dr. Wright is being compensated for time away from her practice and reimbursed for her travel expenses. Maria is being reimbursed for her travel expenses.