Arthritis and the Weather

Whilst there is very little scientific evidence to support the fact that arthritis worsens in cold and damp weather, many sufferers will tell you different. For many people, the flare up of an arthritic joint does seem to signal a … Continue reading

[ASK RON] Pain Relief for the Back of my Hand

Hi Ron, I have damaged the back of my hand using a punch bag. My wrist is fully mobile and pain free, but is there any support I could use as the pain is behind the knuckle but higher than … Continue reading

[ASK RON] Size Guide for IMAK Compression Gloves

Hi, I am very interested in the IMAK Compression Gloves, as I have Rheumatoid Arthritis. Can you please advise on the sizes? I have quite small hands and fingers, so am tempted to go for the ‘small’, but I obviously … Continue reading

[ASK RON] What Helps a Painful Swelling on Wrist?

Dear Ron, I was pruning my garden this week and I think the repetitive stress of it has left a painful swelling along the side of my wrist, under the base of my thumb. What is it, and can you suggest anything to help? … Continue reading

Top Ten Ways To Improve Your Workspace

Proper Ergonomics for a healthy and productive workspace: Your computer is essential in the workplace and at home. Yet, lack of proper ergonomics at your workstation may impact your health long after your projects are completed.  This “10 tips checklist” … Continue reading